Lizzo definitely seemed like an icon whereas accepting her very first Moon Man throughout MTV’s 2022 Video Music Awards on Sunday, Aug. 28. The “Fact Hurts” songstress channeled Madonna in a black Jean Paul Gaultier cone robe as she took the stage to just accept the Video For Good honor for her music “About Rattling Time”.
The singer, born Melissa Viviane Jefferson, despatched like to her followers throughout her speech, saying, “Your vote means every thing to me. It means every thing to creating a change on this nation. So keep in mind once you’re voting to your favourite artist, vote to alter a few of these legal guidelines which can be oppressing us.”
Early within the present, Lizzo proved she had the very best backup ensemble whereas performing her newest single, “2 Be Cherished (Am I Prepared)”. She was supported by dozens of digital variations of herself as she took the stage in a horny pink look, singing a snippet of “About Rattling Time” earlier than crusing into her new music. A rainbow of little Lizzos shimmied and shaked behind the true star.
.@lizzo on the #VMAs: “Your vote means every thing to me. It means every thing to creating a change on this nation. So keep in mind once you’re voting to your favourite artist, vote to alter a few of these legal guidelines which can be oppressing us.” pic.twitter.com/EKGb3nZIOn
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Earlier than taking the stage, the wonder made an entrance in a billowing navy blu robe, additionally by JPG. Sultry as ever, she slicked her hair again in a wet-look fashion and painted her pout deep inexperienced. A lip ring, leafy earrings, and sheer gloves accomplished the ensemble.
It was the right technique to make an entrance forward of her VMAs efficiency, however Lizzo wasn’t the one showstopper that took the stage. Eminem and Snoop Dogg teamed up for a rendition of their hit “From the D 2 the LBC” which linked the 2 performers from concert events on reverse coasts.
Panic! At The Disco made their first VMAs look since 2018. Proving MTV’s vary, the community rounded out the performances with Unhealthy Bunny, J. Balvin, Måneskin, Marshmello and Khalid, Jack Harlow, and Kane Brown — who was the primary male nation artist to play solo on the VMAs.
The present itself was a bunch effort, hosted by LL Cool J, Jack Harlow, and Video Vanguard Award winner Nicki Minaj. The 17-time VMAs nominee owned the night with an electrical medley of her greatest hits. The Pink Scorching Chili Peppers obtained the International Icon Award from Cheech & Chong, bringing the “Californication” rockers again to the VMAs stage for the primary time in 2 a long time.
This yr, the VMA’s prime contenders have been Doja Cat, Jack Harlow, and Harry Kinds with eight nods every. Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and Lil Nas X took second with seven nods apiece whereas Billie Eilish rounded out the group with six nominations.
The present begins 8pm EST on Sunday, Aug. 28. Along with MTV, the VMAs airs on Paramount Community, BET, BET Her, CMT, Comedy Central, Emblem, MTV2, Nickelodeon, Pop, TV Land, and VH1, whereas additionally streaming on Hulu + Stay TV, Fubo TV, and Sling TV.