On the reward, predicament to air are residing from Barclays Heart on September 12, the nation-pop diva will unveil the sector-premiere performance of her new track “Well-known person-Crossed,” a sweltering heartbreaker released earlier this week. If you happen to may maybe perchance maybe furthermore’t wait that long, you’re in ultimate fortune: The video for Musgraves’s most modern single “Justified” is decided to debut on MTV and CMT tonight (August 26) at 9 p.m. PT/12 a.m. ET and can comprise to air for the duration of MTV, MTV Are residing, MTVU, CMT, and CMT Music as smartly as on the ViacomCBS billboard in Times Sq..
Musgraves’s fourth album, furthermore titled Well-known person-Crossed, shall be out two days sooner than the VMAs, on September 10, and her performance will pair smartly with the LP’s visual part, Well-known person-Crossed: The Movie, predicament to premiere the similar day on Paramount+. The 50-minute film used to be filmed in Los Angeles and aspects appearances from Victoria Pedretti, Princess Nokia, Schitt’s Creek’s Eugene Levy, RuPaul’s Crawl Bustle winner Symone, and comic Megan Stalter.
Well-known person-Crossed is Musgraves’s long-awaited note-up to 2018’s noteworthy-celebrated Golden Hour, which took residence four Grammys, alongside with Album of the Year. As its title track lays out, the LP delves into tragedy, drawing impact from her deepest existence and, as she unbiased nowadays divulged in a fresh interview, “couldn’t be extra literal.”
“I furthermore feel or no longer it’s bought this theatrical roughly nearly delusion snatch,” she said. “I wanted there to be that classical memoir, that classical vibe, roughly woven through all these thoroughly different stylish sounds.”
With its title allusion to Romeo and Juliet — “[It means] to be fucked by like or ultimate fortune,” Musgraves elaborated in that interview — and heaps runway to stage a theatrical rendition of Musgraves’s possess heartbreak and healing, “Well-known person-Crossed” is decided to be a capital-e Match on the 2021 VMAs. Higher get the tissues ready.
Musgraves joins fellow VMA performers Camila Cabello, Chlöe, Doja Cat, Lil Nas X, Lorde, Machine Gun Kelly, Shawn Mendes and Olivia Rodrigo, and Twenty One Pilots for a night to comprise in thoughts. Doja Cat will furthermore host the reward. Obtain the total nominees reliable here, and vote for your favorites reliable now at vma.mtv.com.
The 2021 VMAs will air are residing on Sunday, September 12, at 8 p.m. ET/PT from Barclays Heart in Brooklyn. This year’s awards will debut a newly redesigned Moonperson statue from comely artist Kehinde Wiley. They’ll furthermore honor the victims of the 9/11 assaults by collaborating with the nonprofit 9/11 Day on a sequence of events to promote awareness and traipse motion around the day’s 20th anniversary.