Nicki Minaj will receive the recognition Video Vanguard at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards taking place this month. The 39-year-old rapper/songwriter will join previous award-winning music luminaries as Madonna, Janet Jackson, LL Cool J, Jennifer Lopez Y Missy Elliott.
The famous, winner of five MTV Awards for hits like Anaconda, Chun Li Y Hot Girl Summerwill receive the honor and perform at the ceremony on August 28 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.
“Nicki has broken barriers for women in hip hop with her versatility and creative artistry,” said Bruce Gillmer, director of music content for Paramount+ and president of Paramount music, music talent, programming and events.
“He has changed the music industry and cemented his status as a global superstar with his ‘crossover’ appeal, genre-defying style and unabashedly ‘Nicki’.”
Jack Harlow, Lil Nas X Y Kendrick Lamar are the main nominees for the MTV Awards with seven nominations each. Harlow, Lil Nas X, Drake, Bad Bunny, Ed Sheeran, Harry Styles Y Lizzo They will compete for the artist of the year award.
Harry Styles and Doja Cat have six nominations with six each, followed by Ed Sheeran, Billie Eilish, Drake, Dua Lipa, Taylor Swift and The Weekndwith five each.
Among the Spanish-speaking artists nominated is also Rosaliain the category of best collaboration by Fame with The Weeknd, while in the Latin music category, Anitta competes for To wrap, bad bunny by Titi asked meBecky G and Karol G for MommyDaddy Yankee by remix, Farruko by Kernels and J Balvin and Skrillex for In Da Ghetto.
When are the 2022 MTV VMAs and how to vote
The VMAs will be delivered on August 28 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Fans can vote starting Tuesday for their favorites in all 22 categories via vote.mtv.com.
It is worth mentioning that Madonna, who is the most awarded artist in the history of the MTV Awards with 20 wins, became the only one to receive at least one nomination in each of the five decades of the VMAs. The pop star received her 69th nomination for her 14th studio album, Madame X.
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