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It’s that time of the year when the stars align, and the pink carpet gets rolled out for the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards in the heart of New York. Hosted by none other than Nicki Minaj, this year’s extravaganza promises an unforgettable night with performances by some of the biggest names in the industry. In attendance are Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion, Demi Lovato, Doja Cat, Fallout Boy, Olivia Rodrigo, and the legendary Shakira, who will be honored with the Video Vanguard Award.
Before the show even kicks off, the leaderboard for nominations is already pretty fiery. Taylor Swift takes the lead with an impressive eleven nods, closely followed by SZA with eight. The competition is fierce, with Doja Cat, Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, Blackpink, and Olivia Rodrigo each earning six nominations.
But who really cares about little trophies for being able to string some words and music together, right? Check out some of the biggest looks from the pink carpet below: