MTV Video Music Awards 2021 Winners: Olivia Rodrigo earns Song Of The Year given by surprise presenter Jennifer Lopez
Olivia Rodirigo won the first award at the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards, Song of the Year.
She beat out 24kGoldn ft. iann dior – Mood, Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic- Leave The Door Open, BTS – Dynamite, Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – WAP and Dua Lipa – ‘Levitating’
She was given the award by a surprise presenter, Jennifer Lopez, who hit the stage in a stunning minidress.
First: Olivia Rodirigo won the first award at the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards, Song of the Year
The night kicked off with performances by Justin Bieber and The Kid Laroi plus Olivia Rodrigo before host Doja Cat took to the stage.
She introduced the night’s first presenter, former Video Vanguard Award winner Jennifer Lopez.
‘It feels so good to be here in my hometown for the VMAs. MTV has always been the place to deliver the music and videos that define our generation,’ Lopez said.
She presented the first award of the night, Song of the Year, which was won by Olivia Rodrigo for her hit song drivers license.
‘This is so insane. Wow. Okay, first of all I just want to thank all of you guys, the fans. This is so incredible. This is the most — this has been the most magical year of my life that’s all because of you, so thank you,’ Rodrigo said.
She went on to dedicate the award to, ‘all the other girls who write songs on their bedroom floor. There are a lot of people who will try to do in your light but speaking your mind and share your heart are the most beautiful things in the world. I am here for that. Thank you again,’ she concluded.
Surprise: She was given the award by a surprise presenter, Jennifer Lopez, who hit the stage in a stunning minidress