The correct files retains coming. Final week, the first cleave of performers for the 2021 VMAs used to be announced, including superstars Camila Cabello, Lil Nas X, Lorde, Machine Gun Kelly, and Olivia Rodrigo. On the present time (August 24), that list gets a miniature longer: Chlöe, Doja Cat, Shawn Mendes, and Twenty One Pilots will all consume the stage on the yelp on September 12.
All the contrivance thru the 2020 pre-yelp, Chlöe and her sister Halle turned cyborg sphinxes for a memorable “Ungodly Hour” rendition. This year marks Chlöe hitting the first yelp for her debut as a solo performer along with her first single “Possess Mercy,” which will seem on her upcoming solo album. 2020 likewise saw a formidable, sharp medley from Doja Cat, who wove “Negate So” and “Like That” together in her completely purple VMA debut, and is made up our minds to raise the bar even increased. She’s also nominated for 5 VMAs in the Video of the Year, Artist of the Year, Simplest Collaboration, Simplest Art work Route, and Simplest Visual Effects classes.
Mendes’s return will observe his fourth efficiency on the VMAs with his most modern hit single “Summer season of Adore.” In 2017, the pop heartthrob confirmed to the arena that truly there’s nothing holdin’ him relieve, and the subsequent year, he rocked all out to “In My Blood” in a soaking wet shirt. Mendes and his female friend Camila Cabello introduced a steamy duet of their hit “Señorita” in 2019. This year, there may be rather just a few “Shock” if he will consume home the award for Simplest Pop, the place he’s nominated for his hovering tune.
Meanwhile, Twenty One Pilots’s efficiency of their hit single “Saturday” sees them return to the VMA stage for the first time since 2015, when they collaborated with A$AP Rocky for an unforgettable second. This year, their song “Petrified Procedure” is nominated for Simplest Different. While we await all these artists to hit the stage, plod ahead and vote in your faves on vma.mtv.com.
The 2021 VMAs will air continue to exist Sunday, September 12, at 8 p.m. ET/PT from Barclays Middle in Brooklyn. This year’s awards will debut a newly redesigned Moonperson statue from exquisite artist Kehinde Wiley. They’ll also honor the victims of the 9/11 attacks by taking part with the nonprofit 9/11 Day on a sequence of events to promote consciousness and obvious shuffle spherical the day’s 20th anniversary.