2022 MTV VMAs Celebrates The Best In Music Videos
Last week, the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards aired live from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, United States. The event featured your favourite celebrities on the night, hosted by LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj, and Jack Harlow.
On the recognition front, Kendrick Lamar, Lil Nas X, and Jack Harlow were tied for the most nominations, with seven each. Doja Cat and Harry Styles followed with six nominations apiece.
At the same time, Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Drake, Dua Lipa, The Weeknd, and Ed Sheeran each had five, with Swift being the biggest of the night as she completed a clean sweep, carting away every single ‘Moon Person’ she was nominated for.
Legendary rapper and host, Nicki Minaj, was honoured with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award— presented to her by her fans. She marked it by performing a career-spanning medley including some of her hit songs, Beez in the Trap, Chun-Li, Moment 4 Life, Anaconda, Super Bass, and more.
Here are some of our favourite looks from that night.
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