The MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) made their comeback final Tuesday with Jamaican dancehall artiste Shenseea among the many esteemed presenters.
On Tuesday morning, the VMAs had introduced their closing listing of presenters, and the artiste discovered her identify alongside artises corresponding to A Boogie Wit da Hoodie, Anuel AA, Ashanti, and others.
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Solo stint for Nicki Minaj
Hosted on the Prudential Heart in Newark, New Jersey , the VMAs have been graced by Nicki Minaj as the only real host.
A change from the earlier 12 months when she shared the stage with Lil Wayne and Jack Harlow.
Celebrating 50 years of Hip-hop
The present paid homage to 50 years of hip-hop, culminating in a grand multi-generational finale. Icons DMC, Doug E. Contemporary, Grandmaster Flash and the Livid 5, LL Cool J, and Minaj have been set to unite for this spectacular showcase.
Extra on Hip-hop’s fiftieth anniversary
The occasion which began at 8 p.m. EDT/PDT and was broadcasted on MTV, additionally simulcast throughout a plethora of channels corresponding to BET, CMT, Nickelodeon, and even acquired a Spanish model on UniMás.
All-female nomination: A primary for the VMAs
In a historic flip, solely girls secured nominations for the Artiste of the Yr class.
The night time noticed Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, Doja Cat, Nicki Minaj, Karol G, and Shakira battling it out for the highest prize.
A surge of recent nominees
The VMAs celebrated a document 35 first-time nominees that 12 months.
Kim Petras, boasting 5 nominations, Metro Boomin’ with 4, and Rema with three led the debut pack.
New faces like Aespa, Burna Boy, Davido, and others additionally joined the nomination listing.
Shakira’s double triumph
Shakira was honored with the Video Vanguard Award and likewise additionally set to carry out.
She joined the ranks of previous luminaries like Beyoncé, Madonna, Rihanna, and others who had beforehand obtained this honor.
Diddy’s comeback and award
After an extended hiatus since 2005, Diddy returned to the VMAs, each as a performer and because the recipient of the International Icon Award.
He stood because the third awardee, succeeding the Pink Scorching Chili Peppers in 2022 and the Foo Fighters in 2021.
A line-up to recollect
The VMAs have been punctuated by a slew of performances.
From the dynamic duo of Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion unveiling “Bongos” to powerhouses like Demi Lovato, Doja Cat, Karol G, amongst different entertainers.
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