The famous statuette of the MTV VMAs.
This Sunday the MTV Video Music Awards 2022 are presentedone of the most important awards of the year in the world of music, not only because the most followed videos triumph, but also for the live shows and the presence of many famous artists in one place, in the best style of the Grammy.
The ceremony will be held at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.
The MTV VMA 2022 is underway at 21:00 and can be seen on the MTV channel or via the streaming service Supreme +.
This year’s ceremony will be broadcast live in more than 170 countries. The awards ceremony will be hosted by rappers LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj and Jack Harlow.
how to vote
Winners of the 2022 MTV VMAs are chosen by public vote. To vote you need to go to the MTV page and start a session.
Some categories are already finished, because they are enabled by dates, but there are still Group of the Year and Best New Artist. Plus, today you can vote for Album of the Year.
Who will perform live?
As every year, the ceremony includes live performances by international artists. are already confirmed Måneskin, Marshmellow x Khalid, panic! at the disco, Jack Harlow, Kane Brown, Lizzo and BLACKPINK.
There will also be figures from Latin America such as the Colombian J Balvinthe Brazilian Anita and the Puerto Rican bad bunny.
the Californian gang The Red Hot Chili Peppers will receive the Global Icon Awardfor its four decades of experience and its impact on popular music.
Curiously, these accolades find the Red Hot Chili Peppers in full swing, as they have already announced their second album so far this year.
It will be called The return of the canteen of dreams and will be released on October 14th. In fact, the video clip of Tippa my tongueone of his broadcast cuts.
Throughout its history, the group consisting of singer Anthony Kiedis, bassist Flea, guitarist John Frusciante and drummer Chad Smith, have won eight Video Music Awards and have 29 nominations.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers have also sold more than 60 million records, amassed six Grammy Awards and have been members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame since 2012.
In addition to recognizing the Californian group, Nicki Minaj will also be honored with the honorary Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.
According to Bruce Gillmer, director of music content for Paramount + and president of Paramount’s Music, Music Talent, Programming and Events Section, the 39-year-old artist has broken the barriers for women in hip-hop with her versatility and artistry.
“Nicki changed the music industry and cemented her status as a global superstar with her crossover appeal, her genre-defying style and unflappable Nicki,” he adds.
Minaj, 17-time VMA nominee and 5-time winner for successes such as Anaconda, Chun Li Y Hot summer girlIn addition, he will perform at the ceremony.
Other MTV Michael Jackson Video Vanguard winners include Justin Timberlake, Beyoncé, Kanye West, Rihanna, P! Nk, Jennifer Lopez, and Missy Elliott. The award was canceled between 2019 and 2021 and between 2007 and 2010, as well as the years 2004 and 2005.
The most nominated
This year, Jack Harlow, Lil Nas X and Kendrick Lamar lead the shortlist as nominees in 7 categories, followed by Doja Cat and Harry Styles with 6 nominations each, and Billie Eilish, Drake, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd, all with 5.
Among the contenders there will also be Madonna, the most awarded in MTV history with 20 awards, also becoming the only one nominated in each of the five decades in which the VMAs have been held.