Winners of the MTV VMAJ 2021 Announced

The winners of this year’s MTV Video Music Awards Japan have been announced! Hoshino Gen, Official HIGE DANdism, JO1, and Daichi Miura are among the winners, while YOASOBI, Yuuri, NiziU, and BE:FIRST are among the winners of the special awards.

On December 18, the big prize, the Best Video Award, will be handed out at “MTV VMAJ 2021 -THE LIVE-.” The Best Video Award will be voted on by viewers online from among the winners of the other regular categories.

Kito Akari and Ayugai Ken will host “MTV VMAJ 2021 -THE LIVE-.” The show will feature performances by BE:FIRST, Hinatazaka46, JO1, milet, Daichi, NiziU, Nogizaka46, THE RAMPAGE, Ryokuoushoku Shakai, Sakurazaka46, Yuuri, and Zutto Mayonaka de Ii no ni. The show will air from 7 PM JST – 10 PM JST on MTV Japan and Hulu.

See who won below!

Best Japanese Solo Artist Video: Hoshino Gen – Fushigi

Best Western Solo Artist Video: Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever

Best Japanese Group Video: Official HIGE DANdism – Cry Baby

Best Western Group Video: BTS – Butter

Best Japanese New Artist Video:

Sakurazaka46 – Nagaredama

Best Western New Artist Video:

Olivia Rodrigo – drivers license

Best Japan Collaboration Video:

millennium parade x Belle – U

Best Western Collaboration Video:

COLDPLAY x BTS – My Universe

Best Rock Video Award:

Ryokuoushoku Shakai – LITMUS

Best Alternative Video Award:

Zutto Mayonaka de Ii no ni. – Kuraku Kuroku

Best Pop Video Award:

milet – Ordinary days

Best Hip Hop Video Award:

SKY-HI – To The First

Best Latin Video Award:


Best Dance Video Award:


Best Art Direction Video Award:

Hinatazaka46 – Tteka

Best Visual Effects Award:

Vaundy – Shiwaawase

Best Shooting Award:

AiNA THE END – Kinmokusei

Best Choreography Award:

Daichi Miura – Backwards

Special Awards

Best Artist Award:


Best Song Award:

Yuuri – Dry Flower

Best Album Award:

Official HIGE DANdism – Editorial

MTV Pop The World Award:


Best Buzz Award:


Rising Star Award:


MTV Breakthrough Song:

Ado – Usseewa

The Best Video Award and the Daisy Bell Award will be given out at “MTV VMAJ 2021 -THE LIVE-.”

Vote here