MTV VMAs holds first red carpet event during COVID-19 (Photos, Winners list)

The MTV Video Music Awards held the first red carpet event during the coronavirus pandemic in New York on Sunday night.

The 2020 VMAs awards which was originally scheduled to be held at Barclays Center was scrapped and rather conducted in an outdoor format across the city.

Photos of the event came from all different locations instead of one central spot (and some were shot ahead of time, as celebrities recorded segments in advance).

A few celebrities did pose in their ensembles (and for some, their masks, as it's safety first).

The award show is dedicated to Chadwick Boseman, the US "Black Panther" actor who died of colon cancer two days before the ceremony.

See some photos and list of winners below.
Doja Cat
Ariana Grande
Miley Cyrus
The Weeknd
Keke Palmer
 Jaden Smith
 Travis Barker
Sofia Carson
Machine Gun Kelly
 Joey King
 Nicole Richie
Madison Beer
Black Eyed Peas
Da Baby 
Winners list:

Video of the Year
The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”

Artist of the Year
Lady Gaga

Song of the Year
Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande, “Rain On Me”

Push Best New Artist
Doja Cat

Best Pop
BTS, “On”

Best R&B
The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”

Best Hip-Hop
Megan Thee Stallion, “Savage”

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

Best Collaboration
Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande, “Rain On Me”

Best Direction
Taylor Swift, “The Man”: Directed by Taylor Swift

Best Latin
Maluma ft. J Balvin, “QueƬ Pena”

Best Alternative
Machine Gun Kelly, “Bloody Valentine”

Best Rock
Coldplay, “Orphans”

Best Group

Best K-Pop
BTS, “On”

Video for Good
H.E.R., “I Can’t Breathe”

Song of the Summer
Blackpink, "How You Like That"

Best Visual Effects
Dua Lipa, “Physical”: Visual Effects by EIGHTY4

Best Choreography
BTS, “On”: Choreography by Son Sung Deuk, Lee Ga Hun, Lee Byung Eun

Best Cinematography
Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande, “Rain On Me”: Cinematography by Thomas Kloss

Best Art Direction
Miley Cyrus, “Mother’s Daughter”: Art Direction by Christian Stone

Best Quarantine Performance
CNCO, Unplugged at Home

Best Editing
Miley Cyrus, “Mother’s Daughter”: Edited by Alexandre Moors, Nuno Xico

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