All the 2022 VMAs Performances, Ranked
It was an evening that didn't disappoint.
After hitting Brooklyn’s Barclays center in 2021, the MTV Video Music Awards returned to the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. on Sunday
Nicki Minaj, who recently earned her first solo No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with “Super Freaky Girl,” was named the 2022 VMAs Video Vanguard Award winner
her into a rarified category that includes Michael Jackson, Madonna, Missy Elliott and other pop culture royalty. Additionally
Minaj co-hosted the show alongside LL Cool J and Jack Harlow. Red Hot Chili Peppers
who were the 2022 VMAs Global Icon Award recipients, also performed on the show.
Harlow opened the evening with his own “First Class” and a surprise appearance — Fergie, the Dutchess herself
oined him on the VMAs stage to perform “Glamorous,” her Hot 100-topping single that his own Hot 100 topper “First Class” samples.