One in all music’s greatest nights of the 12 months shall be on the Prudential Middle in New Jersey on September: the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards. Demi Lovato, Karol G, Måneskin, and Stray Children had been introduced on Aug. 22 as the primary spherical of stars who will carry out on the present. Extra performers shall be introduced within the coming weeks. Taylor Swift leads the pack of nominees with eight nominations, adopted by SZA, Doja Cat, Kim Petras, Miley Cyrus, and Nicki Minaj, with six nominations apiece.
Final 12 months’s VMAs was hosted by Nicki Minaj, LL Cool J, and Jack Harlow. The performers included Lizzo, Blackpink, Purple Sizzling Chili Peppers, Unhealthy Bunny, Panic! At The Disco, and extra. We don’t know the host but for the the 2023 VMAs — however we do know that the present will characteristic extra mind-blowingly epic performances.
Forward of the 2023 present, right here’s a operating record of all of the superb acts slated to carry out through the occasion.
Demi Lovato, a 14x nominee, is performing on the VMAs for the primary time in six years. She’ll carry out on the present three days earlier than the discharge of her extremely anticipated new album, Revamped, which options rock variations of her hit songs. Demi’s many unforgettable VMAs moments embody her 2015 stage debut with “Cool for the Summer season” and 2017 efficiency of “Sorry Not Sorry.” She’s up for two classes this 12 months: “Finest Pop” and “Video for Good.”
Karol G will make her first-ever look on MTV’s iconic stage on the 2023 VMAs. The history-making songstress, who holds the title as the primary lady to ever debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart with a Spanish-language album, will break from her first-ever stadium tour to compete for her first ‘VMAs’ win after incomes 3x nominations this 12 months together with “Artist of the Yr.”
Måneskin is performing on the VMAs for the second 12 months in a row. The globally dominating rockers are returning to the MTV stage for the world premiere efficiency of their forthcoming new single “HONEY (ARE YOU COMING?),” releasing September 1st. As their newest album RUSH! is about to surpass the 1 billion streams.
International Okay-Pop professionals Stray Children will mark their first-ever ‘VMAs’ efficiency with the US broadcast premiere of “S-CLASS,” off their newest record-breaking #1 album 5-STAR. The group additionally competes to take dwelling their first MTV Moon Particular person for “Finest Okay-Pop,” the identical class which earned them their first “VMAs” nomination in 2022.
Voting for the 2023 MTV VMAs is now open. Fans can vote for his or her favorites throughout 15 gender-neutral classes, together with the highly-coveted “Video of the Yr,” introduced by Burger King®, by visiting vote.mtv.com by way of Friday, September 1st; voting for “Finest New Artist” will stay lively into the present on Tuesday, September twelfth. Nominations for social classes together with “Group of the Yr” and “Music of Summer season” introduced by M&M’S®, shall be introduced at a later date.
The MTV VMAs will air reside on September 12, 2023, at 8pm ET/PT on MTV.