The 2023 MTV Video Music Awards happen tonight (September 12) and can broadcast dwell from the Prudential Heart in Newark, New Jersey. Each the published and livestream of the primary ceremony are set to start at 8 p.m. Jap (5 p.m. Pacific) on MTV and MTV.com. Performers embrace Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion, Olivia Rodrigo, Doja Cat, Lil Wayne, Demi Lovato, Nicki Minaj, Video Vanguard recipient Shakira, and extra.
Taylor Swift and SZA lead the nominees this 12 months, with eight and 6 nominations, respectively, together with Video of the 12 months. Trailing them are Doja Cat, Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, Olivia Rodrigo, and Sam Smith and Kim Petras, all of whom are tied with 5 nominations.
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The way to Watch the VMAs Pre-Present
The MTV VMAs pre-show begins at 6:30 p.m. Jap and can function 90 minutes of performances and movie star interviews. The pre-show will air on MTV, MTV2, CMT, and Emblem. Saweetie is internet hosting the pre-show with Nessa, Dometi Pongo and Kevan Kenney. Slated to carry out throughout it are NLE Choppa and Sabrina Carpenter.
The way to Watch the VMAs Fundamental Ceremony
The MTV VMAs formally start at 8 p.m. Jap, broadcast dwell through the flagship community. The present will air concurrently on VH1, MVT2, Comedy Central, CMT, BET, BET Her, Paramount Community, and Nickelodeon. Cable-cutters can tune in through Paramount+, which presents a free seven-day trial interval.
Nicki Minaj is that this 12 months’s emcee. In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of hip-hop, she’ll additionally be part of Lil Wayne, Run-D.M.C.’s Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels, Doug E. Recent, LL Cool J, and Grandmaster Flash and the Livid 5 in a centerpiece efficiency. Megan Thee Stallion and Cardi B will carry out their new tune “Bongos” dwell for the primary time, and Lil Wayne is ready to do the identical together with his observe “Kat Meals.”
Shakira, who’s being honored as this 12 months’s Video Vanguard Award, will sing as a part of her award presentation. Olivia Rodrigo, Doja Cat, Anitta, and Måneskin all return to this system. Demi Lovato, Karol G, and Kelsea Ballerini are all set to take the stage, plus the Okay-pop teams Tomorrow X Collectively and Stray Youngsters, amongst different acts.