American rapper, Nicki Minaj, will host and perform perform at MTV’s 2023 Video Music Awards (VMAs).
Nicki Minaj who was honoured with the coveted Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award last year — will also give a world premiere performance of her latest single, “Last Time I Saw You,” at this year’s show.
The 6x VMA-winner currently holds the record for the highest wins in the category of Best Hip Hop. She first won 12 years ago and then again three times thereafter in 2015, 2018, and in 2022 for “Do We Have A Problem” with Lil Baby. Drake is currently in second place with three wins in the category.
The show will air live from Prudential Center, New Jersey for the second year in a row, will see a of stars hit the red carpet on Tuesday, September 12.
Grammy award winning rapper, Sean “Diddy” Combs is to receive the Global Icon award along with Grammy award winning singer, Shakira.
This year, Nicki Minaj is nominated for Video of the Year and Best Visual Effects for “Super Freaky Girl” as well as Artist of The Year, Song of The Summer for “Barbie World” featuring Ice Spice, and Best R&B for “Love In The Way” with Yung Bleu.
Other performers at the event will include; Lil Wayne, Demi Lovato, Doja Cat, Fall Out Boy, Karol G, Kelsea Ballerini and others.