Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers & Måneskin Among 2022 ‘MTV Video Music Awards’ Winners


The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Måneskin were among the winners at this year’s ‘MTV Video Music Awards‘. The official ceremony for the awards took place tonight, August 28th at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. Funk rockers the Red Hot Chili Peppers had a memorable night, having been presented the ‘Global Icon’ Award and performing a medley of their tracks “Black Summer” and “Can’t Stop” (see that here).

They also took home the award for ‘Best Rock’ with their track “Black Summer“, while Måneskin‘s “I Wanna Be Your Slave” earned the ‘Best Alternative’ award. The categories with nominees relevant to hard rock fans included:

Best Rock:
Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Black Summer” (Winner)
Foo Fighters – “Love Dies Young
Jack White – “Taking Me Back
Muse – “Won’t Stand Down
Shinedown – “Planet Zero
Three Days Grace – “So Called Life

Best Longform Video:
Taylor Swift – “All Too Well” (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version) (Winner)
Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles
Foo Fighters – “Studio 666
Kacey Musgraves – “Star-Crossed
Madonna – “Madame X
Olivia Rodrigo – “Driving Home 2 U

Best Alternative:
Måneskin – “I Wanna Be Your Slave” (Winner)
Avril Lavigne feat. Blackbear – “Love It When You Hate Me
Imagine Dragons & J.I.D – “Enemy
Machine Gun Kelly feat. Willow – “Emo Girl
Panic! At The Disco – “Viva las Vengeance
Twenty One Pilots – “Saturday
Willow & Avril Lavigne feat. Travis Barker – “Grow

Group Of The Year:
BTS (Winner)
City Girls
Foo Fighters
Imagine Dragons
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Silk Sonic

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