Winnie Harlow proudly puts model legs on display in white robe romper at MTV Video Music Awards 2021

She first gained prominence as a contestant on reality series America’s Next Top Model in 2014.

And Winnie Harlow certainly knew how to turn heads.

The  27-year-old Jamaican-Canadian fashion model put on a pin parade as she arrived at the MTV Video Music Awards in Brooklyn, New York on Sunday night.

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Wow factor: Winnie Harlow put on a pin parade as she arrived at the MTV Video Music Awards in Brooklyn, New York on Sunday night

Winnie proudly put her model legs on full display in a very fashionable white robe romper featuring an asymmetrical neckline which hung off of her shoulders. 

She teamed the fuzzy number with plenty of bling including shimmering silver heels.

The girlfriend of basketball star Kyle Kuzma also donned plenty of bling including dangling earrings, necklace, and multiple rings.

Her brunette tresses were combed back and tucked behind her ear as she sported natural complementary make-up on her face. 

Wonder in white: The 27-year-old Jamaican-Canadian fashion model proudly put her model legs on full display in a very fashionable white robe romper featuring an asymmetrical neckline which hung off of her shoulders

Bling bling: She teamed the fuzzy number with plenty of bling including shimmering silver heels 

The annual event is taking place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York for the first time in eight years.

Justin Bieber leads the list of nominees as he has seven nominations including top honor video of the year and best direction for POPSTAR, artist of the year, best cinematography for Holy and best pop song, best editing and best collaboration for Peaches.

The pop star is followed closely by Megan Thee Stallion, Billie Eilish, BTS, Doja Cat, Drake, Giveon, Lil Nas X and first-time nominee Olivia Rodrigo. 

Leading the charge: Justin Bieber (seen at the event in 2015) leads the list of nominees as he has seven nominations including top honor video of the year

Houston native Megan, 26, was right behind 27-year-old Bieber with six nominations which are mostly from her controversial hit collaboration with Cardi B titled WAP.

She also was nominated for a second time in the best hip-hop song category for her work on Lil Baby’s On Me (The Remix). 

Eilish, BTS, Doja Cat, Drake, Giveon, Lil Nas X and Rodrigo each have five nominations.

Bieber and Megan Thee Stallion will compete with Ariana Grande, Doja Cat, Olivia Rodrigo and Taylor Swift for artist of the year.

Iconic: Megan Thee Stallopn, 26, was right behind 27-year-old Bieber with six nominations which are mostly from her controversial hit collaboration with Cardi B titled WAP

The video of the year category is filled by WAP by Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion; POPSTAR by DJ Khaled featuring Drake and Bieber; Kiss Me More by Doja Cat featuring SZA; Ed Sheeran’s Bad Habits; Lil Nas X’s MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name); and The Weeknd’s Save Your Tears.

WAP is also up for song of the year against Mood by 24kGoldn featuring iann dior; Leave The Door Open by Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak and Silk Sonic; Dynamite by BTS; Dua Lipa’s Levitating and Rodrigo’s drivers license.

 The best new artist nominees are: 24kGoldn, Giveon, The Kid LAROI, Olivia Rodrigo, Polo G and Saweetie.

 Best rock song nominees are Evanescence’s Use My Voice, Foo Fighters’ Shame Shame, John Mayer’s Last Train Home, The Killers’ My Own Soul’s Warning, Kings Of Leon’s The Bandit and Lenny Kravitz’s Raise Vibration.

Comeback: No doubt the musical performances during the event are highly-anticipated as Bieber will take the stage at the VMAs for the first time in six years (pictured in 2015)

No doubt the musical performances during the event are highly-anticipated as Bieber will take the stage at the VMAs for the first time in six years. 

Also set to perform at this year’s show are Camila Cabello, Doja Cat, Kacey Musgraves, Lil Nas X, Machine Gun Kelly, Shawn Mendes, Olivia Rodrigo, Chloe Bailey of Chloe x Halle fame, Twenty One Pilots, The Kid LAROI, Jack Harlow, Ozuna and Tainy.

The Foo Fighters will receive the first-ever VMAs Global Icon award this year and will perform at the show for the first time since 2007.

One act that will not be seen at the event will be Lorde as she dropped from of the list of performers it was announced on the production’s official Twitter account on Friday. 

Change up: One act that will not be seen at the event will be Lorde (seen at the event in 2017) as she dropped from of the list of performers it was announced on Friday

Making it public: The news about the singer was initially shared through Twitter, where it was noted that the removal was ‘due to a change in production elements’

The tweet read that, following a ‘change in production elements, Lorde can no longer perform at this year’s show. We love Lorde and cannot wait for her to perform on the VMA stage in the future!’ 

The show – which will be hosted by pop star Doja Cat –  will simulcast across CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV2, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, Pop, TV Land, VH1 and The CW Network. 

As COVID-19 cases continue to surge nationwide, MTV stresses that the health and safety of artists, fans, staff and partners remain the number one priority, and it and Barclays Center are working closely with state and local officials to implement best practices in order to safely bring together music fans from around the globe, according to a report this week from Deadline. 

MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS 2021 WINNERS

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – ‘WAP’

DJ Khaled ft. Drake – ‘POPSTAR (Starring Justin Bieber)’

Doja Cat ft. SZA – ‘Kiss Me More’

Ed Sheeran – ‘Bad Habits’

Lil Nas X – ‘MONTERO (Call Me by Your Name)’ – WINNER

The Weeknd – ‘Save Your Tears’

Big winner: Lil Nas X wins Video of the year for Montero (Call Me By Your Name)

 

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Ariana Grande

Doja Cat

Justin Bieber – WINNER

Megan Thee Stallion

Olivia Rodrigo

Taylor Swift

SONG OF THE YEAR

24kGoldn ft. iann dior – ‘Mood’

Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – ‘Leave The Door Open’

BTS – ‘Dynamite’

Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – ‘WAP’

Dua Lipa – ‘Levitating’

Olivia Rodrigo – ‘drivers license’ – WINNER

 

BEST NEW ARTIST

24kGoldn

Giveon

The Kid LAROI

Olivia Rodrigo – WINNER

Polo G

Saweetie

Simply stunning: Olivia Rodrigo wins Best New Artist at the 2021 VMAs

 

PUSH PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

September 2020: Wallows – ‘Are You Bored Yet?’

October 2020: Ashnikko – ‘Daisy’

November 2020: SAINt JHN – ‘Gorgeous’

December 2020: 24kGoldn – ‘Coco’

January 2021: JC Stewart – ‘Break My Heart’

February 2021: Latto – ‘Sex Lies’

March 2021: Madison Beer – ‘Selfish’

April 2021: The Kid LAROI – ‘WITHOUT YOU’

May 2021: Olivia Rodrigo – ‘drivers license’ – WINNER

June 2021: girl in red ‘Serotonin’

July 2021: Fousheé – ‘my slime’

August 2021: jxdn – ‘Think About Me’

 

BEST COLLABORATION

24kGoldn ft. iann dior – ‘Mood’

Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – ‘WAP’

Doja Cat ft. SZA – ‘Kiss Me More’ – WINNER

Drake ft. Lil Durk – ‘Laugh Now Cry Later’

Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon – ‘Peaches’

Miley Cyrus ft. Dua Lipa – ‘Prisoner’

 

BEST POP

Ariana Grande – ‘positions’

Billie Eilish – ‘Therefore I Am’

BTS – ‘Butter’

Harry Styles – ‘Treat People With Kindness’

Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon – ‘Peaches’ – WINNER

Olivia Rodrigo – ‘good 4 u’

Shawn Mendes – ‘Wonder’

Taylor Swift – ‘willow’

Best Pop: Justin Bieber and Giveon win Best Pop 

 

BEST HIP-HOP

Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – ‘WAP’

Drake ft. Lil Durk – ‘Laugh Now Cry Later’

Lil Baby ft. Megan Thee Stallion – ‘On Me (remix)’

Moneybagg Yo – ‘Said Sum’

Polo G – ‘RAPSTAR’

Travis Scott ft. Young Thug & M.I.A. – ‘FRANCHISE’ – WINNER

 

BEST ROCK

Evanescence – ‘Use My Voice’

Foo Fighters – ‘Shame Shame’

John Mayer – ‘Last Train Home’ – WINNER

The Killers – ‘My Own Soul’s Warning’

Kings of Leon – ‘The Bandit’

Lenny Kravitz – ‘Raise Vibration’

 

BEST ALTERNATIVE

Bleachers – ‘Stop Making This Hurt’

Glass Animals – ‘Heat Waves’

Imagine Dragons – ‘Follow You’

Machine Gun Kelly ft. blackbear – ‘my ex’s best friend’ – WINNER

twenty one pilots – ‘Shy Away’

WILLOW ft. Travis Barker – ‘t r a n s p a r e n t s o u l’

Best Alternative: Machine Gun Kelly wins Best Alternative

 

BEST LATIN

Bad Bunny x Jhay Cortez – ‘Dákiti’

Billie Eilish & ROSALÍA – ‘Lo Vas A Olvidar’ – WINNER

Black Eyed Peas and Shakira – ‘GIRL LIKE ME’

J. Balvin, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny, Tainy – ‘UN DIA (ONE DAY)’

Karol G – ‘Bichota’

Maluma – ‘Hawái’

 

BEST R&B

Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, WizKid – ‘BROWN SKIN GIRL’

Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – ‘Leave The Door Open’ – WINNER

Chris Brown and Young Thug – ‘Go Crazy’

Giveon – ‘HEARTBREAK ANNIVERSARY’

H.E.R. ft. Chris Brown – ‘Come Through’

SZA – ‘Good Days’  

 BEST K-POP

(G)I-DLE – ‘DUMDi DUMDi’

BLACKPINK and Selena Gomez – ‘Ice Cream’

BTS – ‘Butter’ – WINNER

BIGHIT MUSIC Monsta X – ‘Gambler 

SEVENTEEN – ‘Ready to love’

TWICE – ‘Alcohol-Free’

 

VIDEO FOR GOOD

Billie Eilish – ‘Your Power’ – WINNER

Demi Lovato – ‘Dancing With The Devil’

H.E.R. – ‘Fight For You’

Kane Brown – ‘Worldwide Beautiful’

Lil Nas X – ‘MONTERO (Call Me by Your Name)’

Pharrell Williams ft. JAY-Z – ‘Entrepreneur’

Billie wins: Billie Eilish wins the Video for Good award for Your Power

 

BEST DIRECTION

Billie Eilish – ‘Your Power’

Directed by Billie Eilish

DJ Khaled ft. Drake – ‘POPSTAR (Starring Justin Bieber)’

Directed by Julien Christian Lutz aka Director X

Lil Nas X – ‘MONTERO (Call Me by Your Name)’

Directed by Lil Nas X and Tanu Muino – WINNER

Taylor Swift – ‘willow’

Directed by Taylor Swift

Travis Scott ft. Young Thug & M.I.A – ‘Franchise’

Directed by Travis Scott

Tyler, The Creator – ‘LUMBERJACK’

Directed by Wolf Haley

 

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, WizKid – ‘BROWN SKIN GIRL’ – WINNER

Cinematography by Benoit Soler, Malik H. Sayeed, MOHAMMAED ATTA AHMED, Santiago Gonzalez, Ryan Helfant

Billie Eilish – ‘Therefore I Am’

Cinematography by Rob Witt

Foo Fighters – ‘Shame Shame’

Cinematography by Santiago Gonzalez

Justin Bieber ft. Chance The Rapper – ‘Holy’

Cinematography by Elias Talbot

Lady Gaga – ‘911’

Cinematography by Jeff Cronenweth

Lorde – ‘Solar Power’

Cinematography by Andrew Stroud

Third: Olivia Rodrigo wins her third award for Push Performance of the Year

 

BEST ART DIRECTION

Beyoncé, Shatta Wale, Major Lazer – ‘ALREADY’

Art Direction by Susan Linns, Gerard Santos

Ed Sheeran – ‘Bad Habits’

Art Direction by: Alison Dominitz

Lady Gaga – ‘911’

Art Direction by: Tom Foden, Peter Andrus

Lil Nas X – ‘MONTERO (Call Me by Your Name) 

Art Direction by: John Richoux

Saweetie ft. Doja Cat – ‘Best Friend’

Art Direction by: Alec Contestabile – WINNER 

Taylor Swift – ‘willow’

Art Direction by: Ethan Tobman, Regina Fernandez

 

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Bella Poarch – ‘Build A Bitch’

Visual Effects by Andrew Donoho, Denhov Visuals, Denis Strahhov, Rein Jakobson, Vahur Kuusk, Tatjana Pavlik, Yekaterina Vetrova

Coldplay – ‘Higher Power’

Visual Effects by Mathematic

Doja Cat & The Weeknd – ‘You Right’

Visual Effects by La Pac, Anthony Lestremau, Julien Missaire, Petr Shkolniy, Alexi Bailla, Micha Sher, Antoine Hache, Mikros MPC, Nicolas Huget, Guillaume Ho Tsong Fang, Benjamin Lenfant, Stephane Pivron, MPC Bangalore, Chanakya Chander, Raju Ganesh, David Rouxel

Glass Animals – ‘Tangerine’

Visual Effects by Ronan Fourreau

Lil Nas X – ‘MONTERO (Call Me by Your Name)’

Visual Effects by Mathematic – WINNER

P!NK – ‘All I Know So Far’

Visual Effects by Dave Meyers, Freenjoy Inc

 

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

Ariana Grande – ’34+35′

Choreography by Brian Nicholson & Scott Nicholson

BTS – ‘Butter’

Choreography by SON SUNG DEUK With BHM PERFORMANCE DIRECTING TEAM

Ed Sheeran – ‘Bad Habits’

Choreography by Natricia Bernard

Foo Fighters – ‘Shame Shame’

Choreography by Nina McNeely

Harry Styles – ‘Treat People With Kindness’ – WINNER

Choreography by Paul Roberts

Marshmello & Halsey – ‘Be Kind’

Choreography by Dani Vitale

 

BEST EDITING

Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – ‘Leave The Door Open’

Editing by Troy Charbonnet – WINNER

BTS – ‘Butter’

Editing by Yong Seok Choi from Lumpens

Drake – ‘What’s Next’

Editing by Noah Kendal

Harry Styles – ‘Treat People With Kindness’

Editing by Claudia Wass

Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon – ‘Peaches’

Editing by Mark Mayr, Vinnie Hobbs

Miley Cyrus ft. Dua Lipa – ‘Prisoner’

GROUP OF THE YEAR

BTS – WINNER

Blackpink

CNCO

Foo Fighters

Jonas Brothers

Maroon 5

Silk Sonic

Twenty One Pilots

BEST BREAKTHROUGH SONG

Claire Rosinkranz — “Backyard Boy” – WINNER

Masked Wolf – Astronaut In The Ocean

Bella Poarch – Build a B*tch

Young Baby Tate ft. Flo Milli – I Am

Whoheem – Let’s Link

 

 

 

 

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