Winners of the MTV VMAJ 2023 Announced

The winners of this year’s MTV Video Music Awards Japan have been announced! aiko, NizuU, ano, and BAD HOP are among the winners, while Mrs. GREEN APPLE, DXTEEN, LIL LEAGUE, and BE:FIRST are among the winners of the special awards.

MTV VMAJ 2023 will be split between two nights. The first night, November 22, is “MTV VMAJ 2023.” It will be a mix of awards and performances by the like of aiko, AiNA THE ENDMacaroni Enpitsu, and Nogizaka46. It will be hosted by Yamasato Ryota of Nankai Candies and Fujii Sachi.

The big prize, Video of the Year, will be handed out at that night. The award will be voted on by viewers online from among the winners of the other regular categories. Voting is open now through November 10 here.

On November 23, “MTV VMAJ 2023 -THE LIVE-” will be held. It is a live event featuring performances by likes of Bright, Cha Eunwoo, and Tomohisa Yamashita.

See who won below!


Video of the Year
TBA at MTV VMAJ 2023 on November 22


Best Solo Artist Video -Japan-
aiko – Hateshinai Futari


Best Solo Artist Video -International-
Olivia Rodrigo – vampire


Best Group Video -Japan-
Nogizaka46 – Ohitorisama Tengoku


Best Group Video -International-
Stray Kids – CASE 143


Best New Artist Video -Japan-
ano – Chu,Tayousei.


Best New Artist Video -International-
JVKE – golden hour


Best Collaboration Video -Japan-
millennium parade x Shiina Ringo – W●RK


Best Collaboration Video -International-
Sam Smith x Kim Petras – Unholy


Best Rock Video
10-FEET – Dai Zero Kan


Best Alternative Video
Mrs. GREEN APPLE – Magic


Best Pop Video
NiziU – Paradise


Best R&B Video
Tomohisa Yamashita – Sweet Vision


Best Hip Hop Video
BAD HOP – Champion Road


Best Dance Video
Sakurazaka46 – Start over!


Best Storytelling Video
Macaroni Enpitsu – Kanashimi wa Bus ni Notte


Best Animation Video


Best Art Direction Video
AiNA THE END – Red:birthmark


Best Visual Effects
Mrs. GREEN APPLE – Que Sera Sera


Best Cinematography
Hinatazaka46 – Am I ready?


Best Choreography
Atarashii Gakko no Leaders – Otona Blue



Artist of the Year


Song of the Year


Album of the Year
aiko – Ima no Futari wo Otagai ga Miteru


Group of the Year


Global Icon Award
Cha Eunwoo


Best Asia Celebrity


Best Asia Group


Best Buzz Award


Upcoming Dance & Vocal Group



Daisy Bell Award
Marasy x Jin x Horie Shota (kemu) – Shin Jinrui


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