Taylor Swift took house the best prize on the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday earlier than she closed out the current with a surprisingly huge announcement: Her new album.
“i assumed it may very effectively be a pleasing second to inform you that my new album comes out Oct. 21,” acknowledged Swift after she gained video of the yr for her undertaking All Too effectively: The brief film (10 minute mannequin), which claimed best prolonged sort video and path. “i will inform you extra at midnight.”
Swift acknowledged on social media that her upcoming tenth studio album could be acknowledged as Midnights, which she says will contain “tales of thirteen sleepless nights scattered all by means of my life.” Her upcoming album comes after she launched Folklore and Evermore. each tasks obtained here out 5 months aside two years in the past. Folklore gained album of the yr on the 2021 Grammy Awards.
‘We put our complete hearts into this’
The pop star’s reveal obtained here on the tip of her acceptance speech the place she praised the various ladies inside the class — which included Doja Cat and Olivia Rodrigo.
“i do know with every second of this second that we wouldn’t be in a place to make this brief film if it weren’t for you — the followers,” Swift acknowledged. “i might not be in a place to re-doc my albums if it wasn’t for you. You emboldened me to do this.”
Swift spoke earlier about creating her first brief film, giving as a end result of of a quantity of collectively with actors Sadie Sink and Dylan O’Brien who starred inside the undertaking.
“We put our complete hearts into this,” acknowledged Swift.
Jack Harlow, Fergie open current
Rapper Jack Harlow made his mark all by means of the full current. He kicked off the ceremony with a efficiency inside a mock airplane strolling down the aisle whereas performing his hit music firstclass, which sampled Fergie’s Glamorous.
The rapper arrived onstage with Fergie — who wore a glowing silver gown with the purple phrases “firstclass” — whereas she sang her 2006 jam.
“thanks to Fergie for coming out with me tonight and clearing this music,” acknowledged Harlow after firstclass gained the award for music of the summer time later inside the current.
“the fantastic factor about this music is that people do not are aware of it is so hip-hop in consequence of sampling. To deliver Fergie into the combo on this means means the world to me. it is truly full circle. Glamorous was most probably essential songs of my childhood.”
all by means of the current, actor Johnny Depp made a shock look as MTV’s Moon Man virtually three months after the various in his defamation trial collectively with his former spouse Amber Heard. The fifty nine-yr-outdated actor appeared to float from the ceiling whereas sporting the enduring astronaut outfit collectively with his face digitally inserted into the helmet.
“and also you understand what? I needed the work,” Depp informed the viewers on the Prudential center in Newark, New Jersey.
Lizzo had Taylor Swift dancing out of her seat whereas she carried out her new single 2 Be cherished (Am I ready). Lizzo gained the Video For Good award for About rattling Time.
Harlow’s identify was acknowledged as to return proper again onstage to collect the current’s first award for his visitor look on Lil Nas X’s music commerce youngster, which gained for best collaboration, artwork path and seen outcomes. Harlow, Lil Nas X and Kendrick Lamar every entered the ceremony tied as main nominees with seven apiece.
“This one is for the champions,” acknowledged Lil Nas X earlier than Harlow thanked him for the collaboration on the chart-topping single.
Harlow, collectively with performing and accepting awards, joined LL Cool J and Nicki Minaj as a end result of the current’s hosts.
Nicki Minaj accepts Video Vanguard award
Minaj carried out a medley of her profession’s largest hits from Roman’s Revenge, Chun-Li, second 4 Life, Beez inside the lure, Anaconda and super Bass. After her set, the rapper accepted the current’s Video Vanguard award, which MTV acknowledged she was being supplied for her artistry, her barrier-breaking hip-hop and her standing as a world superstar. The honour is understood as after Michael Jackson.
all by means of her acceptance speech, Minaj paid tribute to fully different music icons comparable to Jackson, Whitney Houston and Lil Wayne. She spoke with reference to the significance of psychological well being.
“I want people took psychological well being severely, even when you suppose they’ve the right lives,” acknowledged Minaj, who later gained best hip-hop for her music Do now we have a draw again? that contains Lil youngster.
Harry types gained album of the yr for Harry’s house. He was unable to attend the awards as a end result of of his current at Madison sq. backyard in the manhattan.
dangerous Bunny carried out his hit Titi Me Pregunto from Yankee Stadium after he gained artist of the yr.
“I even have been saying it and that i on a daily basis believed from the start that I may show to be good,” he acknowledged. “That I may show to be one in all many largest stars on the planet with out having to change my tradition, my language, my jargon. i am Benito Antonio Martinez from Puerto Rico to the full world, thanks!”
Eminem and Snoop Dogg launched the metaverse to the VMAs as a end result of the duo carried out From the D 2 The LBC, which was featured on Eminem’s best hits album Curtain name 2.
purple sizzling Chili Peppers dedicate win to Taylor Hawkins
The purple sizzling Chili Peppers took the stage as a end result of the recipients of the worldwide Icon award after being launched by comedy duo Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong (Cheech & Chong) as their “favourite band of all time.”
Band members Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Chad Smith and John Frusciante carried out a quantity of songs collectively with their basic can not cease from their 2002 album By the best means and their current hit Black summer time, which gained best rock video.
Flea made a speech about his love for human beings collectively with cockroaches, bushes and dust. Smith, the band’s drummer, devoted the award to Taylor Hawkins, the late Foo Fighters drummer who died earlier this yr.
“I dedicate this to Taylor and his household,” he acknowledged. “i like them and that i miss him every day.”
Madonna, who’s truly the most awarded artist in MTV historic previous with 20 wins, turned the one artist to acquire a nomination in every of the VMAs 5 many years. She earned her 69th nomination for her 14th studio album Madame X.