What? Did you expect someone else to snag the title??
MTV revealed that the honor was bestowed up the cropped t-shirt lovin' darling after her VMAs performance became their most watched video as well as her MTV artist page getting more views than any other!
Considering she grabbed the world's attention with her wackadoodle video for We Can't Stop and with her nudie show for Wrecking Ball, we totes see why she's reigning over all the other musicians this year.
The head of MTV's music and talent programming strategy, Amy Doyle, explained the choice: