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Ukrainian director wins best video at MTV Europe Music Awards

November 15, 2021 8:56 pmby Daria Shulzhenko
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Tanu Muiño’s “Montero (Call Me By Your Name),” made for and co-directed by U.S. rapper Lil Nas X, became the best music video of 2021. It beat entries by Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Doja Cat and Normani.

The Ukrainian director won three MTV Video Music Awards in September for the same clip. Muiño has also directed music videos for Cardi B, Lizzo and Yungblud.

Daria Shulzhenko
Author: Daria Shulzhenko

Daria Shulzhenko is a culture writer at the Kyiv Independent. She has been a lifestyle reporter at the Kyiv Post until November 2021. She graduated from Kyiv International University with a bachelor’s in linguistics, specializing in translation from English and German languages. She has previously worked as a freelance writer and researcher.

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