The 2023 MTV Video Music Awards are simply across the nook. Within the phrases of this 12 months’s prime nominee, VMAs veteran Taylor Swift, “Are you prepared for it?”
On Sept. 12, silver statues of MTV moon folks will probably be ripe for the choosing by a handful of at present’s prime musicians. The annual ceremony will return to New Jersey for the second 12 months in a row for what’s positive to be an evening of daring performances, shifting acceptance speeches and important viral moments.
“Celebrating certainly one of our largest nights in music with the Backyard State’s unbelievable followers has been our purpose since final 12 months’s extremely profitable occasion,” Bruce Gillmer, president of music expertise at Paramount, stated in an announcement.
Within the weeks main as much as this 12 months’s awards present, MTV has unveiled honorees and artists who’re set to take the stage. Right here’s all the things we all know to this point.
The place is the present and the way can I watch?
The MTV Video Music Awards return Sept. 12 to the Prudential Middle for the second consecutive 12 months. This 12 months’s present marks the VMAs’ third time on the Newark, New Jersey, venue.
The VMAs will probably be broadcast stay on MTV beginning at 8 p.m. Jap. Viewers also can stream the present on Paramount+.
Who’s internet hosting?
MTV has not but revealed who will emcee the 2023 VMAs. Final 12 months, the community shook issues up by saying a trio of hosts — LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj and Jack Harlow. Earlier hosts have included Katy Perry, Jack Black, Doja Cat and the present’s inaugural presenters, Bette Midler and Dan Aykroyd.
This 12 months, ladies dominated the highest VMA classes — video of the 12 months and artist of the 12 months. Swift and SZA, who’re each up for the evening’s prime prize, earned eight and 6 nominations, respectively.
With 5 nominations apiece, Doja Cat, Kim Petras, Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, Olivia Rodrigo and Sam Smith observe.
Further nominees embrace Ice Spice, Peso Pluma, Lana Del Rey, Kendrick Lamar, Karol G and Blackpink.
MTV introduced its first block of performers Tuesday. Nominees Demi Lovato, Karol G, Måneskin and Stray Children are among the many artists who will deliver their music to the Prudential Middle.
Extra artists will probably be introduced nearer to the present.
How can I vote?
Followers can vote for his or her favourite artists as much as 10 occasions a day on MTV’s VMA web site.
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