Nicki Minaj ready to make a triumphant return to the MTV stage, reprising her dual role as host and performer for i VMA 2023, live from the Prudential Center in New Jersey Tuesday, September 12 starts at 02:00 on MTV (Sky Channel 131 and broadcast NOW) and on MTV Music (Sky channel 132 and 704) AND will also be broadcast later Paramount+.
- For the second year in a row, Minaj announced the show’s lineup of artists, hosts and winners and surprised fans with the world premiere of her latest single, “Last Time I Saw You.”
- Last year, the winner of 6 VMAs conquered the stage as a presenter, performer, and award winner.”Best Hip Hop» and volume recipient Video Avangard Award.
- In total, Minaj boasts 25 VMA nominations, including 6 this year. In particular, she was once again nominated for the “Best Hip Hop“, a category he won for the first time 12 years ago and 3 more times after that (2015, 2018, 2022). This year, the remaining 5 nominations include the coveted categories “Video of the year” AND “Artist of the Year“.
- Other VMA wins include:
- His continued triumph inBest Hip Hop“, winning awards for “Anaconda” (2015) and “Chun-Li” (2018). In 2012 he also received the award “Best Female Video”” for Starships, and in 2019 for “The best anthem of power”(“Hot Girl Summer”).
- More moments from the VMAs:
- Minaj marked her 2012 VMA stage debut with a surprise rap verse on Alicia Keys’ “Girl on Fire.” In 2014, she scored a stunning hat-trick of taking fans into the Amazon jungle with “Anaconda,” then teaming up with Ariana Grande and Jessie J for a jaw-dropping performance of “Bang Bang” and finally with “She Came To.” Give It To U” with Usher.
- In 2015, Nicki performed a trio of songs again, starting with “Trini Dem Girls” and then bringing Taylor Swift on stage for “The Night Is Still Young” and “Bad Blood.” In 2016, she reunited with Ariana Grande to perform “Side To Side” and in 2017 she took the stage with Katy Perry to perform “Swish Swish.”
- His 2018 performance included a memorable rap medley from his album Queen, including the songs “Majesty,” “Ganga Burn,” “FEFE” and “Barbie Dreams.”
- Apart from her breathtaking performances, Nicki has always wowed on the VMA red carpet with her hairstyles and fashion choices, causing quite a stir on social media and media outlets around the world.
In Italy, the show will be broadcast live in its original language on the night of September 12-13, starting at 02:00 on MTV. (Sky Channel 131 and broadcast NOW) and on MTV Music (Sky channel 132 and 704) and will be preceded by a pre-show starting at 00.30.
Subtitled reruns will air on MTV. (Sky Channel 131 and broadcast NOW) September 13 at 22:00, September 15 at 23:55 and September 17 at 7:35 on MTV Music. (Sky channel 132 and 704) September 13 at 10:00 pm with pre-show repeat and full show at 11:30 pm, September 14 at 12:00 pm, September 15 at 10:00 pm, September 16 at 7:00 pm and September 17 at 1:00 pm and on VH1 (Sky Channel 715) September 13 at 23:00.
The 2023 MTV VMAs will subsequently also be available to stream on Paramount+.
Star cast Anitta, Demi Lovato, Doja Cat, Karol J., Kelsey Ballerini, Lil Wayne, Moneskin, Olivia Rodrigo, Shakira, stray kids AND TOMORROW.New artists will be announced soon.
Legendary Tycoon Sean “Diddy” Combs will receive a prestigious Global Icon Awardperforming live for the first time since 2005.
Global superstar Shakira will receive the coveted MTV award, Video Avangard Awardpresented by Toyota, and will perform live for the first time since 2006.
The first round of speakers includes Bebe Rexha, Charli D’Amelio, Coco Jones, Dixie D’Amelio, Emily Ratajkowski, French Montana, GloRilla, Ice Spice, Jared Leto, Madeline Cline, Rita Ora AND Sabrina Carpenter.
Artist lineupExtended game stage introduced by Doritos®, includes Kalia, Rene Rep AND Warning.
NLE Choppa AND Sabrina Carpenter will perform at a pre-show hosted by the award-winning rap star. Saweetie With Nessa, Dometi AND Kevan Kenny.
With the addition of social categories, Taylor Swift (11) still leads in nominations, followed by SZA (8), BLACKPINK, Doja Cat, Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, Olivia Rodrigo (6 each), Kim Petras AND Sam Smith (5 pieces each), Beyonce, Diddy, Drake, Ice Spice, Karol G, Metro Boomin, Shakira AND TOMORROW (4 pieces each).
General voting is closed; Voting remains open for social categories and for “Best New Artist“.
Official sponsors of the 2023 VMAs include BACARDÍ® Rum, Burger King®, Clearblue®, DESCOVY®, Doritos®, HEINZ, M&M’S®, Swiffer and Toyota Motor North America.
Radio presenter, musician and contributor to various national and international newspapers. He has been following the Sanremo Festival since 1999 and the Eurovision Song Contest since 2014 as a correspondent, as well as many other musical events. Over twenty years, he has conducted over 8,000 interviews with figures from the worlds of music, sports and entertainment. In 2020, he published the novel The Feast of Don Martello, and in 2022, Galeotto fu il chinotto and The Oak Doesn’t Fall on the First Hit.