“VMAs” premiering in Southeast Asia on September 2

August 25, 2022 – Global superstar Bad Bunny will make his highly anticipated “VMAs” return in epic fashion, with an exclusive “made for VMAs” performance with never-before-seen choreography, as MTV goes LIVE from Yankee Stadium as part of “Bad Bunny: World’s Hottest Tour” when the 2022 show kicks off on Sunday, August 28th.

Fans in Southeast Asia can follow @mtvasia and @VMAs on Instagram and Facebook as we bring you more updates and the most epic moments from the show. Tune in to the full show airing on the Paramount Network channel on September 2 at 6pm (TH, WIB), 7pm (SG, PH) and 8pm (MY).

  • This marks the Puerto Rican phenom’s first “VMAs” appearance since 2019, where he made a memorable debut performance of “Que Pretendes” with J Balvin. He scored his first Moon Person in 2018 for “Song of the Summer.”
  • The 7x nominee is up for two major categories this year (“Artist of the Year” and “Best Latin”); a win for “Artist of the Year” would be history-making and crown him the first-ever non-English language artist to take home a Moon Person in the category.
  • This marks MTV’s first-ever live remote “VMAs” performance to air from Yankee Stadium.

Previously announced “VMAs” news:

    • LL COOL J, Nicki Minaj and Jack Harlow are set to anchor the 2022 “VMAs,” introducing the night’s biggest moments and star-studded lineup of performers, presenters and winners. (more info)
    • Anitta, BLACKPINK, J Balvin, Jack Harlow, Lizzo, Måneskin, Marshmello x Khalid, Nicki Minaj, Panic! At The Disco and Red Hot Chili Peppers are among the can’t-miss performers set to take the iconic MTV stage. Kane Brown will perform from the Toyota Stage (more info).
    • GLOBAL ICON AWARD: Red Hot Chili Peppers will receive the prestigious Global Icon Award and perform live at the 2022 “VMAs” (more info).
    • VIDEO VANGUARD AWARD: Global superstar Nicki Minaj will receive MTV’s coveted honor and perform live on the show (more info).
    • Dove Cameron, MTV PUSH artist Saucy Santana and Yung Gravy are set to perform during the 2022 “VMAs” Pre-Show airing LIVE on Sunday, August 28 at 6:30PM ET/PT. Hosted by Nessa and Kevan Kenney, the 90-minute event will feature coverage from multi-platinum selling artist Tate McRae, who joins as a special celebrity correspondent. DJ Murda Beatz will be the Kraft Singles House DJ (more info).
  • NOMINATIONS: Doja Cat, Jack Harlow and Harry Styles lead with the most nominations (8), followed by Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Lil Nas X (7), Billie Eilish (6); BTS, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Future, Lizzo, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd (5) closely follow. Full list here.
  • THE VMAs EXPERIENCE ON ROBLOX: As a companion to the first-ever “Best Metaverse Performance” category, fans can now launch into a custom Moon Person immersive experience, complete with a virtual red carpet, music and dance themed activities, exclusive in-game experience rewards, promotional billboards and more (more info)
  • CREDITS: Bruce Gillmer and Den of Thieves co-founder Jesse Ignjatovic are Executive Producers; Barb Bialkowski is Co-Executive Producer. Alicia Portugal and Jackie Barba serve as Executives in Charge of Production. Wendy Plaut is Executive in Charge of Celebrity Talent. Lisa Lauricella is Music Talent Executive.

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