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MTV VMAs 2018: The Hottest Looks, Craziest Moments and Complete Winners List

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No one danced with a python or made out with Madonna, but last night's 2017 MTV Video Music Awards featured stellar performances, meme-worthy moments and plenty of fine women.

Cardi B, who had more nominations than any other artist last night, slayed the red carpet alongside fellow head-turners Iggy Azalea, Jennifer Lopez, Rita Ora, Shay Mitchell and more.

Jennifer Lopez was awarded the "Michael Jackson Vanguard Award," in honor of her expansive and pioneering body of work. She put on one hell of a show as well, performing a medley of her greatest hits.

Camila Cabello also had plenty of reason to celebrate after, taking home the coveted "Video of the Year" award for her song "Havana" and also "Artist of the Year."

Here, all the big moments from last night's ceremony:

Post Malone, Aerosmith, and 21 Savage took the stage to perform "Rockstar," "Dream On," and "Toys In The Attic."

Jennifer Lopez performed a medley of her greatest hits.

A-Rod spawned the meme of the night while recording girlfriend J-Lo perform.

Travis Scott and James Blake performed a medley of "Stargazing,", "Stop Trying To Be God," and "Sicko Mode"

Nicki Minaj performed a bunch of songs off her new album "Queen."

Ariana Grande performed "God is a Woman."

Madonna gave a tribute to Aretha Franklin, but sort of ended up just talking about herself... and got blasted for it online.

Here, the complete list of winners from the 2018 MTV VMAs:

MICHAEL JACKSON VANGUARD AWARD
Jennifer Lopez

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Camila Cabello featuring Young Thug – "Havana"

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Camila Cabello

SONG OF THE YEAR
Post Malone featuring 21 Savage – "rockstar"

BEST POP
Ariana Grande – "No Tears Left To Cry"

BEST NEW ARTIST
Cardi B

BEST LATIN
J Balvin, Willy William – "Mi Gente"

BEST COLLABORATION
Jennifer Lopez featuring DJ Khaled & Cardi B – "Dinero"

PUSH ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Hayley Kiyoko

BEST HIP HOP
Nicki Minaj – "Chun-Li"

BEST ROCK
Imagine Dragons – "Whatever It Takes"

BEST DANCE
Avicii featuring Rita Ora – "Lonely Together"

VIDEO WITH A MESSAGE
Childish Gambino – "This Is America"

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
The Carters – "APES**T" – Cinematography by Benoit Debie

BEST DIRECTION
Childish Gambino – "This Is America" – Directed by Hiro Murai

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Kendrick Lamar & SZA – "All The Stars" – Visual Effects by Loris Paillier for BUF Paris

BEST ART DIRECTION
The Carters – "APES**T" – Art Direction by Jan Houlevigue, The Louvre

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Childish Gambino – "This Is America" — Choreography by Sherrie Silver

BEST EDITING
N.E.R.D & Rihanna – "Lemon" – Editing by Taylor Ward