Standing in line to see a present tonight? Nicely, remember concerning the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards later this month.
The Purple Sizzling Chili Peppers are set to obtain the World Icon Award at this 12 months’s VMAs. However that is not all. The band will return to the VMAs stage for the primary time in additional than twenty years to carry out, because the final time they rocked out on the occasion was in 2000 after they obtained the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.
The legendary group–whose members embody singer Anthony Kiedis, bassist Flea, drummer Chad Smith and guitarist John Frusciante–are in good firm, because the Foo Fighters, Queen, Whitney Houston, Eminem, Inexperienced Day and U2 are amongst previous World Icon Award recipients.
The Purple Sizzling Chili Peppers have already got eight Video Music Awards, and the World Icon honor might not be the one Moonperson trophy they add to their shelf. The group can also be nominated within the Greatest Rock class for his or her hit “Black Summer season.”
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The “By the Method” rockers aren’t the one honorees for the night. MTV beforehand introduced that Nicki Minaj will obtain the Video Vanguard Award. The truth is, it is going to be a busy evening for the rapper. She’s additionally performing, is nominated within the Greatest Hip-Hop class for her music with Lil Child “Do We Have A Downside?” and can share internet hosting duties with LL Cool J and Jack Harlow.
Minaj and the Purple Sizzling Chili Peppers will not be the one ones to carry out, both. Harlow, Anitta, BLACKPINK, J Balvin, Kane Brown, Lizzo, Mneskin, Marshmello x Khalid and Panic! At The Disco are among the many different artists on the star-studded lineup.
As for who will stroll away with probably the most Moonperson trophies, followers will simply must tune in. Harlow, Kendrick Lamar and Lil Nas X lead the nominees with seven nods every, adopted by Doja Cat and Harry Types with six nominations apiece. Billie Eilish, Drake, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd are additionally up for 5 every.
The 2022 MTV VMAS will air stay from the Prudential Heart in Newark, New Jersey on Aug. 28 beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.