• Cooper Olsen

Måneskin win "Best Alternative" at the 2022 MTV VMAs


Photo credit: Måneskin socials

The 2022 MTV Video Music Awards took place at New Jersey’s famed Prudential Center today, and Eurovision 2021 winners Måneskin have taken home their first ever 'Moon Person' award!


The were awarded the "Best Alternative" video for 'I Wanna Be Your Slave'.


Overall Måneskin were nominated in three categories on the night:


Best New Artist

  • Baby Keem

  • Dove Cameron (Winner)

  • Gayle

  • Latto

  • Måneskin

  • Seventeen

Best Alternative

  • Avril Lavigne ft. Blackbear – 'Love It When You Hate Me'

  • Imagine Dragons and JID – 'Enemy'

  • Machine Gun Kelly ft. Willow – 'Emo Girl'

  • Måneskin - 'I Wanna Be Your Slave' (Winner)

  • Panic! at the Disco – 'Viva Las Vengeance'

  • Twenty One Pilots – 'Saturday'

  • Willow and Avril Lavigne ft. Travis Barker – 'Grow'

Group of the Year

  • BTS (Winner)

  • Blackpink

  • City Girls

  • Foo Fighters

  • Imagine Dragons

  • Måneskin

  • Red Hot Chili Peppers

  • Silk Sonic


Måneskin also performed their latest single 'Supermodel' during the award show as well.



In typical fashion, Måneskin had one of the wildest performances of the show, so wild that a lot of the performance had to be censored during the live broadcast. Other performers on the night included some of the biggest names in the music industry, including Nicki Minaj, Blackpink, Bad Bunny, Panic! at the Disco, Fergie, Lizzo, Jack Harlow, Eminem and Snoop Dogg.


Måneskin continue their world domination! Tonight's win along with their MTV "Best Rock" award from the 2021 MTV European Music Awards held Budapest last November makes them the most awarded Italian act in MTV history.


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