The MTV VMAs is one of the most anticipated awards shows in America and the world. Performing on the VMAs stage is a huge deal, and artists try to out do themselves each year. This year’s show promises to be nothing short of exciting as an incredible line up has been announced alongside veteran performer, Taylor Swift and Vanguard Recipient, Missy Elliot.
A whooping seven more artists have been announced by MTV to grace the VMAs stage on August 26 this year. The line up includes; Bad Bunny, Camila Cabello, J Balvin, Lil Nas X, Lizzo, Rosalita, and for the 3rd time, Shawn Mendes. Of all the performers, Shawn is the only artist who wouldn’t be new to the VMAs stage. His performance this year would be his third in a row, following his performance of “In My Blood” in 2018, and “There’s Nothing Holding Me Back” in 2017.
Shawn will perform his new hit, Senorita, alongside fellow collaborator and girlfriend, Camila Cabello who’s new to the VMAs stage as a performer. Camila won two VMAs last year including; Artist of the Year and Video of the Year for her hit song, Havana. Both she, and Mendes are nominated in four categories for their newest hit, Senorita. Shawn, who has never won a VMA is nominated in five categories including Artist of the Year.
The other performers, are also nominated for VMAs in different categories. Lil Nas X is up for 8 awards including Song of the year for his hit, Old Town Road. Lizzo is nominated in two categories while Rosalita, J Balvin and Bad Bunny are nominated in the Best Latin Categories.
The MTV VMAs is scheduled to take place at The Prudential Center on Monday, August 26th at 9 p.m. ET/PT.