One other 12 months, one other MTV VMAs within the e book. The annual music awards ceremony took off with no hitch on Sunday evening (Aug. 28) and featured a number of the most well-known stars in pop music coming collectively to honor their achievements and perform their biggest hits on stage. However which efficiency was you favourite of the evening?
The Prudential Heart in New Jersey lit up Barbie pink for Nicki Minaj in honor of her receiving the Video Vanguard Award on the present, which noticed the enduring rapper carry out a medley of her biggest hits from “Tremendous Bass” and “Second for Life,” to her newer hits resembling “Anaconda” and “Tremendous Freaky Lady,” which not too long ago hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The viewers within the stadium shouted the lyrics to Minaj’s hit with fervor, together with Taylor Swift, who didn’t miss a single beat and later urged the group to present her pal a standing ovation.
BLACKPINK had a night of firsts: The Ok-pop group took to the stage to perform their not too long ago launched single “Pink Venom” from upcoming album Born Pink. The efficiency marked the primary time the lady group carried out on the VMAs, in addition to the primary time they ever carried out at an American awards present. It was a powerful feat that added to the group’s two wins for the evening (greatest metaverse efficiency and greatest Ok-pop for Lisa’s “Lalisa.”)
Anitta additionally set the stage ablaze with a twerk-filled performance of her international smash “Envolver” and funk anthem “Vai Malandra,” which she prefaced by saying, “VMAs, did you suppose I wasn’t going to shake my a– tonight?”