The lineup of performers for the 2019 VMAs is starting to take form. It feels as if information in regards to the awards present has been coming a bit of slowly this 12 months. Previous to at the moment (August 13), we solely knew Taylor Swift and Missy Elliott (the Video Vanguard Award recipient) had been as a result of grace the stage at New Jersey’s Prudential Middle on August 26. With solely 13 days to go, MTV picked up the tempo by saying a considerably bigger listing of gifted performers. That features the likes of Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello, J Balvin, Lizzo, Unhealthy Bunny, Lil Nas X and Rosalía.
There are a number of issues to keep watch over transferring into the present. Firstly, it is going to be attention-grabbing to see if Shawn and Camila are performing “Señorita.” The slinky bop is up for a number of awards so it is smart that they’d take the stage collectively. Nevertheless, they could additionally use the chance to advertise new materials. This additionally marks Lil Nas X’s first efficiency at a significant awards present since breaking the file for the longest-running primary on the Billboard Sizzling 100. Will “Previous City Highway” nonetheless be on prime by the tip of the month? If not will he carry out one thing else?
We’ll have to attend and see. Both approach, it’s good that the VMAs are making a concentrated effort to stack the present with a mixture of newer and extra established acts. That being stated, there are a pair evident absences. That features multi-nominees reminiscent of Jonas Brothers, Billie Eilish, BTS and Halsey. Maybe there’s one other announcement on the best way? Within the meantime, take a look at the most recent wave under.
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