Rapper Jack Harlow took flight to open the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, whereas Johnny Depp made a shock float above the viewers because the Moon Man. Harlow kicked off his efficiency inside a mock airplane strolling down aisle whereas performing his hit track “First Class,” which was sampled by Fergie’s “Glamorous.” The rapper joined Fergie onstage – carrying a glowing silver gown with the pink phrases “First Class” – who sang her 2006 jam.
Through the present, Depp made a shock look practically three months after the decision in his defamation trial together with his former spouse Amber Heard. The 59-year-old actor floated from the ceiling whereas carrying the long-lasting astronaut outfit together with his face digitally inserted into customized’s helmet.
“And what? I wanted the work,” Depp informed the viewers on the Prudential Heart in Newark, New Jersey. Lizzo had Taylor Swift dancing out of her seat whereas she carried out her new single “2 Be Liked (Am I Prepared).”
Harlow’s title was referred to as to return proper again onstage to gather the present’s first award for his visitor look on Lil Nas X’s track “Business Child,” which gained for greatest collaboration. Each Harlow and Lil Nas X are tied for main nominees with seven apiece.
“This one is for the champions,” stated Lil Nas X earlier than Harlow thanked him for the collaboration on the chart-topping single. The track propelled their nominations, touchdown them in competitors for artist of the 12 months together with Drake, Unhealthy Bunny, Ed Sheeran, Harry Kinds and Lizzo.
Kendrick Lamar entered the present with seven nominations with Harry Kinds and Doja Cat carefully coming behind with six nods apiece. Sheeran, Billie Eilish, Drake, Dua Lipa, Tayler Swift and The Weeknd every have 5.
Swift accepted the award for greatest lengthy type video for her “All Too Properly: The Brief Movie.” The singer spoke about creating her first brief movie, giving because of a number of together with actors Sadie Sink and Dylan O’Brien who starred within the venture.
“We put our whole hearts into this,” Swift stated.
Kinds gained album of the 12 months for “Harry’s Home.” He was unable to attend the awards as a result of his present at Madison Sq. Backyard in New York.
Harlow is pulling double responsibility, becoming a member of LL Cool J and Nicki Minaj because the present’s emcees.
Minaj will carry out hits from all through her profession and settle for the present’s video vanguard award, which MTV has stated she’s receiving for her artistry, barrier-breaking hip-hop and standing as a world celebrity. The respect is called after Michael Jackson.
Eminem, Snoop Dogg, the Pink Sizzling Chili Peppers and Unhealthy Bunny are additionally set to carry out.
Madonna, who’s probably the most awarded artist in MTV historical past with 20 wins, turns into the one artist to obtain a nomination in every of the VMAs 5 many years. She earned her 69th nomination for her 14th studio album “Madame X.”
Lamar returns to the VMAs as a nominee for the primary time since 2018, with nods for greatest hip-hop, route, visible results, modifying, and a class often called video for good, whereas his songs “household ties” and “N95” are competing for greatest cinematography.
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