Taylor Swift, Lizzo and Missy Elliot steal spotlight at 2019 MTV VMAs

Taylor Swift won video of the year and Ariana Grande was voted artist of the year in a girl-powered MTV video music awards show on Monday, while Missy Elliott won the Michael Jackson video vanguard award and newcomer Lizzo celebrated large women. Swift’s opening act was a rainbow-themed performance of her pro-LGBTQ single You Need to Calm Down. Accepting the video of the year award, Swift said that since the VMAs were chosen by fans, ‘it means that you want a world where we are all treated equally under the law’
MTV VMAs 2019: Taylor Swift, Lil Nas X win big, but Missy Elliott is the star