2022 VMAs land out of this world premiere performance with rap royalty Eminem and Snoop Dogg
The VMAs premier in Southeast Asia on September 2, at 8pm (Malaysia Time) on the Paramount
GLOBAL rap icons Eminem and Snoop Dogg will transform the VMAs stage for a first of its kind performance of ‘From the D 2 The LBC’ inspired by the world of the Otherside metaverse, in a partnership with Yuga Labs to bring this to life. The 2022 VMAs kick off from Prudential Center on Sunday, August 28 and is set to premiere Friday, September 2 in Southeast Asia on the Paramount Network channel at 8pm (MY).
Eminem and Snoop Dogg are up for Best Hip Hop with ‘From The D 2 The LBC,’ the first collaboration between the hip hop megastars in over 20 years.
Eminem will perform for the first time in 12 years, last performing ‘Not Afraid’ and ‘Love the Way You Lie’ in 2010. The 60x nominated superstar is the second most nominated artist in VMAs history, trailing only Madonna with 69. He has won 13x, making him one of the top 5 artists with the most wins. He recently released his second greatest hits album, Curtain Call 2.
Snoop Dogg will perform for the first time on the VMAs stage in 17 years, last performing with Diddy and the Notorious B.I.G. in 2005. The 13x nominee has won 3x including his first year nominated for Best Rap Video (1994) with Doggy Dogg World.
LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj and Jack Harlow are set to anchor the 2022 VMAs, introducing the night’s biggest moments and star-studded lineup of performers, presenters and winners.
Red Hot Chili Peppers will receive the prestigious Global Icon Award and perform live at the 2022 VMAs.
Global superstar Nicki Minaj will receive MTV’s coveted Video Vanguard Award and perform live.
Anitta, BLACKPINK, J Balvin, Jack Harlow, Kane Brown, Lizzo, Måneskin, Marshmello x Khalid and Panic! At The Disco are among the can’t-miss performers set to take the iconic MTV stage – plus Bad Bunny will perform live from Yankee Stadium as part of his world tour stop.
In addition, Dove Cameron, MTV PUSH artist Saucy Santana and Yung Gravy are set to perform during the 2022 VMAs Pre-Show. Hosted by Nessa and Kevan Kenney, the 90-minute event will feature coverage from multi-platinum selling artist Tate McRae, who joins as a special celebrity correspondent. DJ Murda Beatz will be the Kraft Singles House DJ.
As a companion to the first-ever “Best Metaverse Performance” category, fans can now launch into a custom Moon Person immersive experience on popular video game Roblox, complete with a meet and greet with Måneskin on Saturday, virtual red carpet, music and dance themed activities, exclusive in-game experience rewards, promotional billboards and more.
source – The Vibes