TORONTO (CelebrityAccess) – The 2018 iHeartRadio MMVAs went off without a hitch last night in the heart of downtown Toronto.
Hosted by YouTube star and actress Awkwafina, the show featured a star-studded lineup of guests and performers.
Shawn Mendes opened and closed the show with performances of his songs “Lost in Japan” and “In My Blood.” The Toronto-raised singer-songwriter also took home four awards including artist of the year, best pop artist, and fan fave artist and video.
Other homegrown performers included Alessia Cara, who delivered a powerful performance of her recent single “Growing Pains,” country star Brett Kissel, and up-and-coming Canadian rock act The Beaches. International acts included Meghan Trainor, Halsey, Marshmello & Anne-Marie, Bebe Rexha, 5 Seconds of Summer, and a reunited 98 Degrees.
You can check out the full list of winners below:
Video of the Year: Logic ft. Alessia Cara & Khalid – “1-800-273-8255”
Fan Fave Artist: Shawn Mendes
Fan Fave Video: Shawn Mendes – “In My Blood”
Artist of the Year: Shawn Mendes
Best Pop Artist or Group: Shawn Mendes
Best EDM/Dance artist or Group: Marshmello
Best Director: Karena Evans for “God’s Plan” – Drake
Best Rock/Alt Artist or Group: Imagine Dragons
Best Hip-Hop Artist or Group: Drake
Best New Canadian Artist or Group: Elijah Woods X Jamie Fine
Best Collaboration: Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line – “Meant To Be”
Song of the Summer: Loud Luxury- “Body”
Fan Fave Duo or Group: BTS
Fan Fave Single: Selena Gomez ft Marshmello – “Wolves”