MTV Video Music Award for Best Collaboration

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MTV Video Music Award
for Best Collaboration
Awarded forCollaborative music videos
CountryUnited States
Presented byMTV
First awarded2007
Last awarded2022
Currently held byLil Nas X and Jack Harlow – "Industry Baby" (2022)
Most awardsBeyoncé (3)
Most nominationsRihanna and Ariana Grande (6)
WebsiteVMA website

The MTV Video Music Award for Best Collaboration was first introduced to the MTV Video Music Awards in 2007 under the name Most Earthshattering Collaboration, as the VMAs were revamped and a few new categories were added to the show. When MTV brought the VMAs back to their old format in 2008, this category did not return. It was not until 2010 that the category was reintroduced under the name Best Collaboration.

Beyoncé has received the most wins in this category with three moonmen, followed by Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga with two moonmen. Rihanna and Ariana Grande are the most nominated artist with six nominations, followed by Beyoncé with five nominations.


Inaugural winner Beyoncé has won the award three times.
2010 and 2020 winner Lady Gaga.
2015 and 2017 winner Taylor Swift.
Year Winner(s) Nominees Ref.
2007 Beyoncé and Shakira – "Beautiful Liar" [1]
2010 Lady Gaga (featuring Beyoncé) – "Telephone"
2011 Katy Perry (featuring Kanye West) – "E.T." [3]
2013 Pink (featuring Nate Ruess) – "Just Give Me a Reason" [4]
2014 Beyoncé (featuring Jay Z) – "Drunk in Love"
2015 Taylor Swift (featuring Kendrick Lamar) – "Bad Blood" [6]
2016 Fifth Harmony (featuring Ty Dolla $ign) – "Work from Home" [7]
2017 Zayn and Taylor Swift – "I Don't Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker)"
2018 Jennifer Lopez (featuring DJ Khaled and Cardi B) – "Dinero"
2019 Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello – "Señorita" [8]
2020 Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – "Rain on Me" [9]
2021 Doja Cat (featuring SZA) – "Kiss Me More"
2022 Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow – "Industry Baby" [11]

Records and statistics[edit]

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
Artist Rihanna
Ariana Grande
Justin Bieber Calvin Harris
Jay Z
Katy Perry
Lil Wayne
Nicki Minaj
Taylor Swift
Lady Gaga
Cardi B
Dua Lipa
The Weeknd
Ed Sheeran
Megan Thee Stallion
Lil Nas X
Total nominations 6 5 4 3 2

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 2007". MTV. Retrieved July 23, 2012.
  2. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 2010". MTV. Retrieved July 23, 2012.
  3. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 2011". MTV. Retrieved July 23, 2012.
  4. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 2013". MTV. Retrieved August 7, 2014.
  5. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 2014". MTV. Retrieved September 3, 2015.
  6. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 2015". MTV. Retrieved July 26, 2016.
  7. ^ "2016 VMA Nominations: See the Full List Now". MTV News. Retrieved July 26, 2016.
  8. ^ "Here Are All the Winners From the 2019 MTV VMAs". Billboard. August 26, 2019. Retrieved August 27, 2019.
  9. ^ Shafer, Ellise (July 30, 2020). "Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga, Billie Eilish and The Weeknd Lead MTV VMAs Nominations". Variety. Retrieved July 30, 2020.
  10. ^ Serrano, Athena (August 11, 2021). "The 2021 VMA Nominations Are Here: Justin Bieber, Megan Thee Stallion, and More". MTV News. MTV. Retrieved August 11, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  11. ^ Serrano, Athena (July 26, 2022). "Your 2022 VMA Nominations Are Here: Jack Harlow, Kendrick Lamar, Lil Nas X Lead The Pack". MTV News. MTV. Retrieved July 26, 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)