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Wizkid wins with Beyonce at 2021 MTV Video Music Awards!

Popstar Ayo Balogun who is popularly referred to as Wizkid has won another prestigious music award at the just concluding MTV Video Music Award.

Wizkid won the Best Cinematography category for his contribution to Beyonce’s 2019 hit track, “Brown Skin Girl” which also features her daughter, Blue Ivy, and SAINt JHN.

The song which also won the Best Video category at the recent Grammy Awards was released off Beyonce’s The Lion King: The Gift album. 

The award ceremony was held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Sunday night and rap star, Lil Nax emerged as one of the biggest winner of the night.

See the list of selected winners below

GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • WINNER: BTS
  • Blackpink
  • CNCO
  • Foo Fighters
  • Jonas Brothers
  • Maroon 5
  • Silk Sonic
  • Twenty-One Pilots

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Ariana Grande – Republic Records
  • Doja Cat – Kemosabe Records/RCA Records
  • WINNER: Justin Bieber – Def Jam
  • Megan Thee Stallion – 300 Entertainment
  • Olivia Rodrigo – Geffen Records
  • Taylor Swift – Republic Records

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

  • WINNER: Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, WizKid: ‘Brown Skin Girl’ – Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records – Cinematography by: Benoit Soler, Malik H. Sayeed, Mohammaed Atta Ahmed, Santiago Gonzalez, Ryan Helfant
  • Billie Eilish: ‘Therefore I Am’ – Darkroom/Interscope Records – Cinematography by: Rob Witt
  • Foo Fighters: ‘Shame Shame’ – Roswell Records/RCA Records – Cinematography by: Santiago Gonzalez
  • Justin Bieber ft. Chance The Rapper: ‘Holy’ – RBMG/Def Jam – Cinematography by: Elias Talbot
  • Lady Gaga: ‘911’ – Interscope Records – Cinematography by: Jeff Cronenweth
  • Lorde: ‘Solar Power’ – Republic Records – Cinematography by: Andrew Stroud

BEST NEW ARTIST

  • 24kGoldn – Records LLC/Columbia Records
  • Giveon – Epic Records/Not So Fast
  • The Kid Laroi – Columbia Records
  • WINNER: Olivia Rodrigo – Geffen Records
  • Polo G – Columbia Records
  • Saweetie – Warner Records

 

BEST COLLABORATION

  • 24kGoldn ft. Iann Dior: ‘Mood’ – Records LLC/Columbia Records
  • Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion: ‘WAP’ – Atlantic Records
  • WINNER: Doja Cat ft. SZA: ‘Kiss Me More’ – Kemosabe Records/RCA Records
  • Drake ft. Lil Durk: ‘Laugh Now Cry Later’ – OVO/Republic Records
  • Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon: ‘Peaches’ – Def Jam
  • Miley Cyrus ft. Dua Lipa: ‘Prisoner’ – RCA Records

 

BEST HIP-HOP

  • Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion: ‘WAP’ – Atlantic Records
  • Drake ft. Lil Durk: ‘Laugh Now Cry Later’ – OVO/Republic Records
  • Lil Baby ft. Megan Thee Stallion: ‘On Me (remix)’ – Quality Control/Motown
  • Moneybagg Yo – ‘Said Sum’ – N-Less Entertainment/Interscope Records
  • Polo G: ‘Rapstar’ – Columbia Records
  • WINNER: Travis Scott ft. Young Thug & M.I.A.: ‘Franchise’ – Cactus Jack/Epic Records

VIDEO FOR GOOD

  • WINNER: Billie Eilish: ‘Your Power’ – Darkroom/Interscope Records
  • Demi Lovato: ‘Dancing With the Devil’ – Island
  • H.E.R.: ‘Fight For You’ – MBK Entertainment/RCA Records
  • Kane Brown: ‘Worldwide Beautiful’ – Sony Music Nashville/RCA Records
  • Lil Nas X: ‘Montero (Call Me By Your Name)’ – Columbia Records
  • Pharrell Williams ft. Jay-Z: ‘Entrepreneur’ – Columbia Records

BEST ALTERNATIVE

  • Bleachers: ‘Stop Making This Hurt’ – RCA Records
  • Glass Animals: ‘Heat Waves’ – Republic Records
  • Imagine Dragons: ‘Follow You’ – Kidinakorner/Interscope Records
  • WINNER: Machine Gun Kelly ft. Blackbear: ‘My Ex’s Best Friend’ – Bad Boy/Interscope Records
  • Twenty One Pilots: ‘Shy Away’ – Fueled By Ramen

 

BEST R&B

  • Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, Saint Jhn, WizKid: ‘Brown Skin Girl’ – Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records
  • WINNER: Bruno Mars, Anderson Paak, Silk Sonic: ‘Leave the Door Open’ – Aftermath Entertainment/Atlantic Records
  • Chris Brown and Young Thug: ‘Go Crazy’ – Chris Brown Entertainment/RCA Records
  • Giveon: ‘Heartbreak Anniversary’ – Epic Records/Not So Fast
  • H.E.R. ft. Chris Brown: ‘Come Through’ – MBK Entertainment/RCA Records
  • SZA: ‘Good Days’ – Top Dawg Entertainment/RCA Records

BEST EDITING

  • WINNER: Bruno Mars, Anderson Paak, Silk Sonic: ‘Leave the Door Open’ – Aftermath Entertainment/Atlantic Records – Editing by: Troy Charbonnet
  • BTS: ‘Butter’ – Bighit Music – Editing by: Yong Seok Choi from Lumpens
  • Drake: ‘What’s Next’ – OVO/Republic Records – Editing by: Noah Kendal
  • Harry Styles: ‘Treat People With Kindness’ – Columbia Records
  • Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon: ‘Peaches’ – Def Jam
  • Miley Cyrus ft. Dua Lipa: ‘Prisoner’ – RCA Records

BEST R&B

  • Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, Saint Jhn, WizKid: ‘Brown Skin Girl’ – Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records
  • WINNER: Bruno Mars, Anderson Paak, Silk Sonic: ‘Leave the Door Open’ – Aftermath Entertainment/Atlantic Records
  • Chris Brown and Young Thug: ‘Go Crazy’ – Chris Brown Entertainment/RCA Records
  • Giveon: ‘Heartbreak Anniversary’ – Epic Records/Not So Fast
  • H.E.R. ft. Chris Brown: ‘Come Through’ – MBK Entertainment/RCA Records
  • SZA: ‘Good Days’ – Top Dawg Entertainment/RCA Record

 

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