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Olivia Rodrigo, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, More (Updating) – The Hollywood Reporter



Nicki Minaj will carry out and function emcee at MTV’s 2023 Video Music Awards, going down Tuesday.

Minaj, who’s nominated for six VMAs this 12 months, will carry out her new single “Last Time I Saw You” in addition to announce this 12 months’s performers, presenters and winners.

Final 12 months, she was one in every of three emcees, together with LL Cool J and Jack Harlow, and obtained the Video Vanguard Award.

She joins an inventory of beforehand introduced performers that additionally consists of Olivia Rodrigo, Lil Wayne, Doja Cat, Kelsea Ballerini, Anitta, Tomorrow X Collectively, Demi Lovato, Karol G, Måneskin and Stray Youngsters.

Rodrigo is up for six VMAs this 12 months, together with video of the 12 months. Her efficiency will come following Friday’s launch of Guts, her sophomore album. Rodrigo beforehand carried out her hit music “good 4 u” on the 2021 VMAs, the place she additionally was named finest new artist and push artist and likewise received music of the 12 months.

For Lil Wayne, this can mark his first efficiency on the VMAs for the primary time in additional than a decade. He’ll carry out his new single “Kat Food,” which drops Friday, dwell for the primary time. He is also a nominee this 12 months, competing within the class of finest hip-hop, which he received in 2008.

Doja Cat returns to the VMA stage after internet hosting and performing “Been Like This” and “You Right” in 2021. She’s additionally up for 5 VMAs, together with video of the 12 months and artist of the 12 months.

Ballerini will give a world premiere efficiency off the expanded model of her EP Rolling Up the Welcome Mat (for Good). It will mark her first VMA efficiency.

Anitta will carry out a medley of hits from her newest launch, Funk Era: A Favela Love Story. She made her VMA debut final 12 months, the place she additionally grew to become the primary Brazilian to take residence a Moon Particular person trophy. Anitta is aiming for a repeat win in one of the best Latin class this 12 months.

Tomorrow X Collectively (TXT) will hit the stage with Anitta to debut a brand new single. The group can be up for finest Ok-pop and push efficiency of the 12 months.

Additionally as beforehand introduced, Shakira will obtain the Video Vanguard Award and carry out on the present.

Taylor Swift leads the nominees with a complete of 11 mentions, adopted by SZA with eight; Blackpink, Doja Cat, Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj and Olivia Rodrigo with six; Kim Petras and Sam Smith (5 every), Beyoncé, Diddy, Drake, Ice Spice, Karol G, Metro Boomin, Shakira and TOMORROW X TOGETHER (4 every).

The 2023 VMAs will air dwell from New Jersey’s Prudential Middle at 8 p.m. ET (delayed PT) on Tuesday. Awards are voted on by followers.

The present is government produced by Bruce Gillmer and Den of Thieves co-founder Jesse Ignjatovic, with Barb Bialkowski serving as co-executive producer. Alicia Portugal and Jackie Barba are the executives accountable for manufacturing. Wendy Plaut is the manager accountable for celeb expertise, and Lisa Lauricella is the music expertise government.

Sept. 7, 9:20 a.m.: Added information of Rodrigo’s efficiency.

Sept. 8, 6 a.m.: Added Minaj emceeing and performing.

This story was initially revealed on Aug. 31 at 1:13 p.m.

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