Blackpink, Jack Harlow, Lizzo, and Måneskin are slated to take the stage live, joining an already all-star list of musical guests at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards show.
Blackpink will mark the first-ever performance of the single “Pink Venom,” in what will be their American awards show debut. The K-pop girl group is nominated in the all-new Best Metaverse Performance category this year.
For her self-titled track “Lalisa,” Blackpink member Lisa is also nominated in the Best K-pop category as the first-ever solo female K-pop star and Korean soloist.
For Måneskin, it is also their first award show performance in the United States and their VMAs debut. The Italian glam-rock band will take the stage performing their hit single “Supermodel.” Måneskin also received a pair of VMA nominations this year in the Best New Artist and Best Alternative categories.
Lizzo will return to the stage with a performance of her song “2 Be Loved” from her new album, Special. She is nominated in four VMA categories this year, including Artist of the Year and Song of the Year.
Harlow will return for his first solo performance on the main stage this year. The rapper leads in nominations with seven nods this year.
The 2022 VMAs will return to New Jersey’s Prudential Center in Newark on August 28.
Previously announced performers include Anitta, J Balvin, Marshmello x Khalid, Panic! At The Disco and Kane Brown.
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