MTV VMAs Unveil First Round of 2022 Performers

MTV has introduced the primary spherical of performers for the 2022 VMAs, happening reside from New Jersey’s Prudential Heart on Sunday, August twenty eighth at 8PM ET/PT.

Anitta, J Balvin, Marshmello x Khalid and Panic! on the Disco are the primary spherical of introduced artists, with extra to observe within the coming weeks.

Brazilian singer Anitta, who performed a vivid 45-minute set of her hits at Coachella in April, will make her VMA debut with the TV  efficiency of her new single, “Envolver.” She can also be up for her first VMAs award within the Greatest Latin class, making her the primary Brazilian artist to be nominated for a Moon Individual.

Veteran Colombia artist Balvin will return to the VMA state with the TV premiere of “Nivel de Perreo” with Ryan Castro, returning for the primary time since his epic on-stage collaboration with Unhealthy Bunny for “Que Pretendes” in 2019. The five-time VMA winner can also be nominated for Greatest Latin (for “In Da Getto” with Skrillex), which might make him as probably the most awarded Latin artist in VMAs historical past.

Marshmello and Khalid will take the stage collectively for the premiere TV efficiency of their new collaboration “Numb.” Marshmello, a five-time VMA nominee, will make his primary stage debut this yr. Khalid returns to the VMA stage for the primary time since his2017 debut with Logic and Alessia Cara for “1-800-273-8255,” the place he additionally took residence “Greatest New Artist.

Panic! on the Disco returns to the VMA stage for the primary time since 2018 to premiere their new single “Center of a Breakup,” the title observe of the forthcoming album “Viva Las Vengeance.” The nine-time nominees, who first gained in 2005 for Video of the 12 months, are up for Different Video, their first nomination on this class.

Jack Harlow, Kendrick Lamar and Lil Nas X lead nominees with seven, Doja Cat and Harry Kinds observe with six, whereas Billie Eilish, Drake, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift and the Weeknd observe with 5.


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