Monday, May 20, 2024

VMAs: Get the Popcorn, This Will Be One Loud, Low Class, Fun Awards Show


If all these people act out, and MTV certainly hopes they will, adults will be outraged. Can’t wait! Sunday night can’t come fast enough!
Here’s the line up:

•Miley Cyrus, Host
•Kanye West, Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award Recipient
•Nicki Minaj, VMA Performer and Nominee
•Justin Bieber, VMA Performer and Nominee
•Pharrell Williams, VMA Performer
•Demi Lovato, VMA Performer
•Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, VMA Performer
•The Weeknd, VMA Performer and Nominee
•Tori Kelly, VMA Performer
•A$AP Rocky, VMA Performer
•Twenty One Pilots, VMA Performer
•Taylor Swift, World Premiere of “Wildest Dreams” music video and Nominee
•Nick Jonas, VMA Pre-Show Performer and Nominee
•WALK THE MOON, VMA Pre-Show Performer and Nominee
•Kelly Osbourne, Sway and “Girl Code Live” stars, Carly Aquilino, Nessa Diab and Nora “Awkwafina” Lum, Pre-Show Hosts


Britney Spears, Presenter Rebel Wilson, Presenter Ice Cube, Presenter
O’Shea Jackson, Jr. Presenter Emily Ratajowski, Presenter John Legend, Presenter
Jussie Smollett, Presenter Kylie Jenner, Presenter Miguel, Presenter
NE-YO, Presenter Rita Ora, Presenter Serayah, Presenter


Big Sean, Nominee Bruno Mars, Nominee Charlie Puth, Nominee
Colbie Caillat, Nominee E-40, Nominee Fall Out Boy – Pete Wentz & Patrick Stump, Nominee
Fifth Harmony, Nominee FKA Twigs, Nominee Mark Ronson, Nominee
OMI, Nominee Nick Jonas, Nominee Taylor Swift, Nominee
Vance Joy, Nominee Wale, Nominee WALK THE MOON, Nominee

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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