MTV VMA 2023 – All the Artists Performing At the Show

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By Black Widow

The 2023 MTV Video Music Awards promise an electrifying lineup of performances that will leave audiences eagerly anticipating the live event. Set to take place at New Jersey’s Prudential Center on Tuesday, September 12, the VMAs are gearing up for a night filled with unforgettable moments.

Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion Reunite for ‘Bongos’ Debut

One of the most exciting announcements is the debut performance of Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s latest single, ‘Bongos.’ Fans of both artists have been eagerly waiting for this collaboration, and the VMAs will be the stage for its first-ever live rendition.

Nicki Minaj: Host, Performer, and More

Nicki Minaj is set to be a central figure at this year’s VMAs. Not only will she grace the stage as a performer, delivering her new single, ‘Last Time I Saw You,’ but she will also host the evening’s festivities. With an impressive 25 VMA nominations and six wins under her belt, Nicki Minaj is a familiar face at the awards show, dating back to her first appearance in 2012.

Demi Lovato’s Triumphant Return

Demi Lovato, who recently announced her album REVAMPED featuring rock versions of her hits, will make her first VMA performance in six years. As she gears up to release her highly anticipated album, her return to the VMA stage is sure to be a standout moment of the night.

Shakira and Diddy

Shakira, who will receive the Video Vanguard Award, and Sean “Diddy” Combs, honored with the Global Icon Award, are both set to perform at the VMAs for the first time in nearly two decades. Their return promises to be a memorable part of the show.

A Diverse Lineup of Performers

The star-studded lineup doesn’t end there. Anitta, Doja Cat, Kelsea Ballerini, and TOMORROW X TOGETHER are all set to take the stage at the Prudential Center. Additionally, artists like Karol G, Måneskin, and Stray Kids will entertain viewers across the country during the VMAs.

Celebrity Presenters Galore

The VMAs will feature an array of celebrity presenters, including Bebe Rexha, Charli D’Amelio, Coco Jones, Dixie D’Amelio, Emily Ratajkowski, French Montana, GloRilla, Ice Spice, Jared Leto, Madelyn Cline, Rita Ora, and Sabrina Carpenter. Their appearances will add an extra layer of excitement to the event.

Awards and Nominees

Leading the pack with eight nominations each are Taylor Swift and SZA, followed closely by Doja Cat, Kim Petras, Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, Olivia Rodrigo, and Sam Smith, each with five nominations. Notably, this year’s VMAs feature a record-setting 35 first-time nominees, showcasing fresh talent in the music industry.

Audience’s Choice

In a unique approach, MTV lets the public decide the winners, putting the power in the hands of the fans to determine who takes home the coveted Moon Person trophies.

As the anticipation builds for the 2023 MTV VMAs, fans can look forward to a night filled with stunning performances, unexpected surprises, and the celebration of music’s biggest stars.