The MTV Video Music Awards will make its return to Newark, New Jersey’s Prudential Middle for the 2023 awards present, which makes music’s largest stars flock to the pink carpet.
Historically hosted on the finish of August annually, this yr’s VMAs will probably be a couple of weeks later, going down in mid-September. Nonetheless, “all eyes of the leisure trade” will nonetheless be centered on the occasion, in accordance with an announcement made by Jake Reynolds, President of the Prudential Middle, in Might.
“This occasion permits us the chance to have fun all genres of music for followers all through the world, as we do all yr spherical,” he continued on the time. “We admire the power to proceed our long-standing partnership with MTV and look ahead to an incredible night.”
The VMAs first aired through MTV in 1984 and has introduced main music trade drama ever since. From the Taylor Swift and Kanye West debacle in 2009 to Nicki Minaj and Miley Cyrus’ obvious feud in 2015, who is aware of what the 2023 present will carry?
One factor’s for certain, it can positively be a star-studded occasion with some notable names nominated throughout numerous classes, together with Video of the Yr, Artist of the Yr, Finest New Artist and extra.
Preserve scrolling for every thing to know concerning the 2023 MTV VMAs:
When Will the 2023 VMAs Take Place?
The Video Music Awards are set to air on MTV Tuesday, September 12, at 8 p.m. ET and will probably be broadcast reside from the Prudential Middle in Newark, New Jersey.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy shared his pleasure concerning the award present’s return to the Backyard State, noting that “the return of the VMAs to the Prudential Middle testifies to New Jersey’s enduring standing as a premier venue for large-scale leisure occasions,” in an announcement launched in Might.
Who Is Nominated for the 2023 VMAs?
Nominees had been introduced in early August, with Taylor Swift main the pack with eight nominations. SZA nabbed six nominations whereas Doja Cat, Kim Petras, Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, Olivia Rodrigo and Sam Smith had been all awarded 5 nominations throughout numerous classes.
There have been 35 first-ever nominees for the 2023 awards present, together with Kim Petras, Ice Spice, Reneé Rapp, FLETCHER and extra. See the whole record of nominations.
Who Will Obtain the Video Vanguard Award?
Shakira will obtain the distinguished Video Vanguard Award, which honors artists who’ve made a serious influence on popular culture all through their careers. Shakira will probably be on the Prudential Middle to just accept the award and carry out a few of her biggest hits, marking her first VMAs efficiency in 17 years. That is the primary time the award has been bestowed upon a South American artist.
Who Is Performing on the 2023 VMAs?
The primary spherical of performers had been introduced in late August with Demi Lovato, Karol G, Måneskin and Ok-Pop’s Stray Children set to take the stage. Shakira may also carry out.
Later that month, Lil Wayne, Anitta, Doja Cat, Kelsea Ballerini and TOMORROW X TOGETHER had been confirmed to be taking the stage.
Who Will Obtain the International Icon Award on the 2023 VMAs?
Sean “Diddy” Combs will obtain the International Icon statue, honoring his “unparalleled profession and continued affect that has achieved unmatched international success in music and past,” MTV introduced on September 5.
Who Is Internet hosting the 2023 VMAs?
MTV has but to announce a number for this yr’s VMAs.
How Can Followers Watch the 2023 VMAs?
The VMAs are set to air reside on MTV beginning at 8 p.m. ET.