Tonight, MTV VMAJ 2019 -THE LIVE- was held at Shinkiba STUDIO COAST in Tokyo. This was the live portion of the MTV VMAJ 2019. The big winner of the night was King Gnu, who took home the night’s top prize, Best Video Award, for “Hakujitsu”. King Gnu was also the winner of Best New Artist Video -Japan- for that video.
Two more awards that weren’t previously announced were given out at the show. BALLISTIK BOYZ were given the Rising Star Award, sharing it with the previously announced winner, THE BOYZ. Foorin won MTV Breakthrough Song for their song “Paprika.” Some of the winners appeared in person, while others sent in taped messages.
The show featured performances by hosts Hinatazaka46, GLAY, King Gnu, Daichi Miura, BiSH, Foorin, BALLISTIK BOYZ, INTERSECTION, and Sanari. Check out photos from the show below!