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With the initiating of her empowerment anthem “Future Begins Now” final Friday, the German-born pop singer Kim Petras declared the initiating of a promising, glittering unique musical know-how. And when she said now, she supposed it: Petras will bring her unparalleled form of residence-tinged bubblegum pop when she performs the unique single are living at the 2021 VMA pre-present on Sunday, September 12.
Petras’s efficiency will designate her debut at the awards ceremony, and he or she’s in appropriate firm. Rapper Polo G, who is nominated for Only Unusual Artist and Only Hip-Hop, will additionally shatter, turning in a are living rendition of his No. 1 hit “Rapstar.” So will the seminal electronic supergroup Swedish Home Mafia, who will showcase a medley of the songs “It Will get Higher” and “Lifetime,” the trio’s first unique singles since 2013.
They are able to join an already stacked line-up of major-present performers, including Camila Cabello, Chlöe, Doja Cat, Lil Nas X, Machine Gun Kelly, Shawn Mendes, Kacey Musgraves, Olivia Rodrigo, and Twenty One Pilots. Chlöe will employ the stage solo after exhibiting for the length of final year’s pre-present as half of Chloe x Halle. Doja Cat will host the present.
Conserving down the pre-present are hosts Nessa Diab and Jamila Mustafa. The singer-songwriter Tinashe, who recently released her metaphysical album 333 in August, will assemble an look as a celeb correspondent. All of it kicks off at 6: 30 p.m. on September 12 on MTV, or 6: 15 p.m. on MTV’s Twitter, the set this could be livestreamed.
As well to to the pre-present performer present, two unique social categories had been unveiled on Friday (September 3). They are Team of the Year and Track of the Summer time, nominees for that are below. Tune in to MTV’s Instagram Stories between September 4 and September 7 to solid your vote for Team of the Year, and between September 7 and September 11 for Track of the Summer time.
Team of the Year
Twenty One Pilots
Track of the Summer time
Billie Eilish: “Happier Than Ever”
Camila Cabello: “Impact now not Scuttle But”
DJ Khaled toes. Lil Infant & Lil Durk: “Every Probability I Web”
Doja Cat: “Want To Know”
Dua Lipa: “Levitating”
Ed Sheeran: “Unhealthy Habits”
Giveon: “Heartbreak Anniversary”
Justin Bieber toes. Daniel Caesar & Giveon: “Peaches”
The Puny one Laroi & Justin Bieber: “Preserve”
Lil Nas X toes. Jack Harlow “Industry Infant”
Lizzo toes. Cardi B: “Rumors”
Megan Thee Stallion: “Thot Shit”
Normani toes. Cardi B: “Wild Aspect”
Olivia Rodrigo: “Sparkling 4 U”
Shawn Mendes & Tainy: “Summer time Of Love”
The 2021 VMAs will air are living on Sunday, September 12, at 8 p.m. ET/PT from Barclays Center in Brooklyn. This year’s awards will debut a newly redesigned Moonperson statue from very most attention-grabbing artist Kehinde Wiley. They are able to additionally honor the victims of the 9/11 attacks by collaborating with the nonprofit 9/11 Day on a series of events to advertise awareness and obvious motion at some stage in the day’s 20th anniversary.