BTS' win once again reiterated the fact that 2020 easily belonged the Korean band, despite the pandemic.
According to Variety, the pop band took home for awards in total, the other two being the best virtual live and the biggest fans prizes.
Instead, the music channel created a virtual stadium full of waving and cheering fans for the event, with acts appearing in pre-recorded performances from wherever they were located and winners accepting awards on camera.
BTS beat 5 Seconds of Summer, Blackpink, Chloe x Halle, CNCO and Little Mix for the best group award.
She added: "You can still enjoy a really good show but we are just not sharing the stage, but we are sharing the screen for the viewers who are watching this and I think they can get an wonderful show out of it".
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As for the awards themselves, Lada Gaga, who led the charge with seven nominations, walked away with best artist, H.E.R. won best video for good, Karol G won best Latin, and BTS won best group.
Lady Gaga was voted best artist and DJ Khaled received the award for best video for "Popstar", the hit he made with Drake and Justin Bieber.
What's more, David Guetta took to Hungary's Széchenyi Baths for his first live performance of "Let's Love" featuring Raye, and Yungblud - who won the Best Push award - performed "Strawberry Lipstick" from London's Roundhouse.