VMAs 2021 Presenters for MTV Video Music Awards

A star-studded lineup of presenters will take the stage when the “Video Music Awards” – or “VMAs” – return tonight, September 12, on MTV.

Four days forward of the ceremony, MTV introduced presenters who embrace musicians, actors, fashions and athletes.

The presenters for the 2021 VMAs are AJ McLean, Ashanti, Avril Lavigne, Billie Eilish, Billy Porter, Conor McGregor, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Cyndi Lauper, Fat Joe, Hailey Bieber, Halle Bailey, Ja Rule, Lance Bass, Megan Fox, Nick Lachey, Rita Ora, Simone Biles and Travis Barker.

They will be part of this 12 months’s host – rapper and singer Doja Cat.The “VMAs” will broadcast reside from the Barclays Center at 8 p.m. Eastern.

Here’s what it’s good to know in regards to the 2021 “VMAs”:

Who Is Performing?

Barker is pulling double obligation at this 12 months’s “Video Music Awards,” with MTV asserting the Blink-182 musician will be part of the beforehand reported Machine Gun Kelly to debut their new music, “papercuts.”

The different headline-worthy performances embrace Camila Cabello singing her music “Don’t Go Yet,” Olivia Rodrigo singing the hit music “good 4 u,” and Lorde debuting a music from her venture “Solar Power.”

Viewers ought to count on some collaborations, with the previous host of “The Voice,” Alicia Keys becoming a member of Swae Lee for a efficiency of their new music “LALA!” Shawn Mendes and Tainy will take the stage for his or her music “Summer of Love.”

Other performances embrace Chlöe, Doja Cat, Justin Bieber and the Kid Laroi, Kacey Musgraves, Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow, Twenty One Pilots, Ozana, Normani and Ed Sheeran.

MTV introduced on August 19, 2021, that the Foo Fighters could be receiving the Global Icon Award, which “celebrates an artist/band whose unparalleled profession and continued affect and affect has maintained a singular stage of worldwide success in music and past. The VMAs will honor the worldwide icon who has left an indelible mark on the musical panorama and continues to affect, encourage and evolve.”

The group will carry out on the VMAs for the primary time since 2007.

Who Are the Nominees?

Many of this 12 months’s performers have additionally been nominated, with Bieber main the pack. According to MTV, he’s up for 9 awards together with Artist of the Year and Video of the Year.

Following carefully behind is Megan Thee Stallion who’s up for seven awards at Sunday’s ceremony, together with Artist of the Year, Video of the Year and Song of the Year. BTS and Giveon are additionally nominated for seven awards.

Billie Eilish, Doja Cat, Lil Nas X, Olivia Rodrigo and Cardi B comply with with six nominations every and Drake and Dua Lipa are nominated for 5 awards every.

A full listing of nominations will be discovered right here.

Fans have been in a position to vote “throughout 14 general-natural classes” – which included Video of the Year, Artist of the Year and Best Collaboration- till September 3, 2021, MTV reported. Other nominations opened later, with voting for Best New Artist accessible by way of the show’s broadcast.

How to Watch

The 2021 Video Music Awards will happen on the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, starting at 8 p.m. Eastern on MTV.

Per Entertainment Tonight, the ceremony will concurrently air on CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV2, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, Pop, TV Land, VH1 and the CW.


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