VMA 2020: The Weeknd wins the “Video of the Year” award for the song “Blinding Lights” | CNN

(CNN Spanish) – The 36th installment of the MTV Video Music Awards took place from New York City, in which The Weeknd won the space man trophy in the most important category: “Video of the Year”, for the song “Blinding Lights”.

Under the leadership of actress and singer Keke Palmer, the ceremony was held in the 5 neighborhoods of New York City: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island, to “pay tribute to the strength, the spirit and the incredible resilience of New York City and its beloved residents. “

The most outstanding performances of the night were from The Weeknd, who sang the song “Blinding Lights”; The Black Eyed Peas, with white pants and lights, performed two songs, “Vida Loca” and “I Gotta Feeling”, and Lady Gaga made a medley of their hits with the songs Chromatica / Rain On Me / 911 / Stupid Love.

Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande were the artists with the highest number of nominations with nine each. Gaga took trophies in the categories of “Artist of the Year”, “Song of the Year”, “Best Collaboration” and the first MTV Tricon award.

“This has not been an easy year for many people,” he said. “But what I see in the world is a huge triumph of courage. I want you to know that I failed over and over again as an actress and as a musician when I was young, and although I gave back to the local community through service as a young woman in New York, philanthropy became a much more important part of me. life as a star, and I started the Born This Way Foundation with my mother, Cynthia, once I broke my record.

“I want to share this award with everyone at home tonight. I want you to think about three things right now that define who you are and take a moment to reward yourself for your bravery. This has not been an easy year for many people. But what I see in the world is a huge triumph of courage ”.


One of the most anticipated moments was when Colombian Maluma took the stage, simulating a drive-in movie theater in Brooklyn, and performed his most recent single “Hawaii.” Minutes later, he won the trophy in the category “Best Latino video clip” for the song “Qué pena”, along with J Balvin, who did not attend because on August 14 he announced that he was recovering from the coronavirus.

Maluma thanked all his followers in English and Spanish, as well as his parents and sister: “Thank you to all the fans for your love and affection that you give me every day. It is incredible that, from Medellín, Colombia, J Balvin and I have left, who made this song “.


For its part, The Weekend, winner of the most anticipated trophy, “Video of the Year”, in its acceptance speech, demanded justice for the shootings of Jacob Blake and Breonna Taylor at the hands of police in the United States: “Thank you MTV. Thanks again to everyone involved in making this video. Again, it’s hard to celebrate, so I’m going to say justice for Jacob Blake and justice for Breonna Taylor. “


We leave you the list of the winners of the most important categories of the delivery of the Video Music Awards 2020, to the best of the world of video in the United States:

Vanguard Award
Lady Gaga

Video of the year
The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights”

Artist of the Year
Lady Gaga – Streamline

Song of the year
Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me”

Better collaboration
Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me”

Best New Artist “Push”
Doja Cat – Kemosabe

Best Pop Video
BTS – “On”

Best Hip-Hop Video
Megan Thee Stallion – “Savage”

Best Rock Video
Coldplay – “Orphans”

Best Alternative Video
Machine Gun Kelly – “Bloody Valentine”

Best Latino Video
Maluma ft. J Balvin – “What a Pity”

Best R&B Video
The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights”

Best K-Pop Video
BTS – “On”

Best direction
Taylor Swift – “The Man”

Best Home Music Video
Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber – “Stuck with U”

Best Quarantine Performance
CNCO – Unplugged At Home

Best choreography
BTS – “On”

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VMA 2020: The Weeknd wins the “Video of the Year” award for the song “Blinding Lights” | CNN

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