Video Vanguard Award belonging VMA honors artists who have made outstanding contributions and have had a profound impact on music videos and popular culture, and this year goes to… Shakira!
Colombian singer she is the first South American artist stories to win the prestigious award and receive it during the 20203 MTV Video Music Awards, which will be broadcast live from the Prudential Center in New Jersey. on the night of September 12-13 beginning from 00:30 with pre-show and from 02:00 from the show on MTV (Sky channel 131 and streaming on NOW) and on MTV Music (Sky channel 132 and 704).
Shakira will not only take the stage to accept the award, but also will speak at the VMAs for the first time in 17 years: we are sure it will be incredible!
And that’s not all, because it’s also nominated in four categories at the 2023 VMAs: Best Collaboration with Karol Gee with “TQG”, Best Latin ever with “TQG” and with “Acróstico”, Artist of the Year. You can find the full list of nominations here this year.
Just get up voice.mtv.com vote for your favorite artists in these and other categories. You have until September 1st.
It was 2002 when Shakira took home his very first lunar man won the International Viewer’s Choice Award (North Latin America) and has since become one of the driving forces behind the globalization of Latin American music and one of the most innovative female artists.
She has brought us tons of hits in her career and this year she became the first singer of all time to debut in the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100 with a song in Spanish, namely: “BZRP Music Sessions Volume 53” and again a month later with “TCG“.
“BZRP Music Sessions Vol. 53”, released January 2023, broke 14 Guinness World Records.including “Most Viewed Latin Song on Spotify in 24 Hours”, “Most Viewed Latin Song on YouTube in 24 Hours”, “Most Viewed Latin Song with 100 Million Views on YouTube” and “Most Viewed Latin Song on Spotify in One Week” .
Now Shakira is gearing up to join the exclusive club of Video Vanguard Award recipients, which includes David Bowie, The Beatles, Beyoncé, Nicki Minaj, Madonna, Janet Jackson, LL Cool J, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake AND Missy Elliott.
The VMAs of 2023 are waiting for you on the night of September 12-13 live stream from New Jersey State Prudential Center in original language starting from from 00:30 with pre-show and from 02:00 from the show on MTV (Sky channel 131 and streaming on NOW) and on MTV Music (Sky channel 132 and 704).
Answers with subtitles in Italian they broadcast:
On MTV (Sky 131 and streaming NOW) September 13 at 10:00 pm, September 15 at 11:55 pm and September 17 at 7:35 am.
On MTV Music (Sky channels 132 and 704) September 13 at 22.00 with a repeat of the pre-show and at 23.30 full show, September 14 at 12.00, September 15 at 22.00, September 16 at 19.00 and September 17 at 13.00.
On VH1 (Sky Channel 715) VMAs are waiting for you on September 13 at 23.00.
Taylor Swift is the artist with the most 2023 VMA nominations (eight), followed by SZA with six. Doja Cat, Kim Petras, Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, Olivia Rodrigo AND Sam Smith five nominations each, four for BLACKPINK Diddy AND Shakira.
In addition to identifying the winners and honoring Shakira, we will see other super performances: Demi Lovato, Karol G, Moneskin and Stray Kids are the first performers announced!
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