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The MTV VMAs are back with a star-studded lineup of presenters, performers and honorees. The ceremony will air live from New Jersey’s Prudential Center on MTV on Tuesday (Sept. 12).
Nicki Minaj will reprise her role as emcee in addition to performing on the show.
Taylor Swift leads this year’s nominees race with 11 nods, followed by SZA with eight nods. BLACKPINK, Olivia Rodrigo, Doja Cat, Miley Cyurs and Minaj are tied at six nominations each.
Beyoncé landed a coveted artist of the year nomination at the 2023 VMAs. Shakira will receive the Video Vanguard Award during the ceremony, while Diddy will be honored with the Global Icon Award.
See below for everything you need to know about the 2023 VMAs, including broadcast information, how to watch online, performers and more.
The VMAs returns to the Prudential Center on Tuesday, Sept. 12, airing at 8 p.m. ET/PT on MTV.
The show will also be simulcast on CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, BET, BET Her, MTV2, VH1, Nickelodeon, and Paramount Network.
If you don’t have access to MTV through cable, satellite or a streaming service, you can watch the 2023 VMAs for free on Paramount+. The streamer offers a free trial for the first week, plus a 50% discount on its annual plans. The limited deal means you can subscribe to the Essential plan for just $30, or $60 for Paramount+ with Showtime.
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Read on for other ways to watch the VMAs from anywhere.
Music lovers can also stream MTV on Sling TV, DirecTV Stream, Philo, fuboTV and Hulu + Live TV. The streaming platforms offer free trials and discounted pricing, and instant access to MTV, so you can watch the 2023 VMAs live or on-demand from your TV or stream the VMAs from your laptop, tablet or phone. If you’ve been waiting for a streaming deal, there are a bunch of discounts to take advantage of. For example, you can join Hulu + Live TV for $49.99/month (regular 69.99/month) for three months (offer ends on Oct. 10).
Stray Kids, Anitta, TOMORROW X TOGETHER, Olivia Rodrigo, Doja Cat, Demi Lovato, Måneskin, Karol G, Fall Out Boy, Diddy, Shakira, Lil Wayne, Kelsea Ballerini and Metro Boomin (featuring Future, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Swae Lee & NAV) are all set to perform at the VMAs.
The list presenters for the 2023 VMAs include Bebe Rexha, Ice Spice, GloRilla, Charlie D’Amelio, Sabrina Carpenter, Coco Jones, Rita Ora and French Montana.