VMAs 2023: Lineup of Performers

MTV VMAs 2023
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VMAs 2023: A Star-Studded Night to Remember

The Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey is buzzing with excitement as the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) 2023 is set to showcase a stellar lineup of performances. From hip-hop legends to pop sensations, the VMAs 2023 promise a night of unforgettable musical moments.

The Powerhouse Performers

Olivia Rodrigo:

This young sensation has taken the music world by storm with her emotional ballads and catchy tunes. Tonight, she joins other music icons on the VMAs stage. Watch the music video for “bad idea right?”

Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion:

These hip-hop queens are back with their latest single, Bongos, marking their first collaboration since the 2021 hit, WAP.

Lil Wayne:

A hip-hop legend, Lil Wayne is set to debut his new single, “Kat Food”, and also join the grand finale celebrating hip-hop’s golden jubilee.

Doja Cat:

With a whopping 23 nominations over the years, Doja Cat is back in the spotlight, showcasing tracks from her upcoming album, a successor to 2021’s Planet Her. Check out the video for “Paint the Town Red.” 

Demi Lovato:

The pop icon will perform her poignant single, “Swine,” a response to the 2022 Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade.

Taylor Swift:

Taylor Swift leads the pack with eight nominations centered around Anti-Hero.


SZA follows closely with six nods for her tracks from SOS.


Beyoncé, despite not releasing any videos from Renaissance, has secured a spot in the Artist of the Year category.

Celebrating Hip-Hop’s Legacy

The VMAs commemorate 50 years of hip-hop, a genre deeply influencing global music culture. The celebration will feature iconic figures like Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels, Doug E. Fresh, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, LL Cool J, and Nicki Minaj.

International Sensations

Anitta: The Brazilian pop star is back after her 2022 performance, ready to enthrall audiences with hits from Funk Generation: A Favela Love Story.

Karol G: This Colombian superstar will introduce her Bichota Season mixtape, marking her VMAs debut.

Måneskin: The Italian rock sensation returns to the VMAs stage, promising another electrifying performance.

Stray Kids and Tomorrow X Together: Representing the K-pop genre, these groups are set to dazzle with their energetic performances and chart-topping hits.

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