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LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj, and Jack Harlow Tapped to Host 2022 MTV VMAs

The hosts for the 2022 MTV VMAs have been revealed! This year, LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj, and Jack Harlow are all set to share the hosting duties for the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards that are expected to take place on Sunday.

We know all of you are pumped to see these three superstars on the stage together. Keep scrolling further to learn more insights about the 2022 MTV VMAs.

LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj, and Jack Harlow to host 2022 MTV VMAs

Superstars LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj, and Jack Harlow are all geared up to host the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards. These three famous rappers will serve as hosts for the star-studded show.

The forthcoming award show will consist of performances from many great artists as well as bands including BLACKPINK, J Balvin, Lizzo, and Panic! at the Disco. The crackling trio will also introduce the night’s high-profile presenters and deserving winners.

More details about the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards

When we talk about LL Cool J, he won the award for Best Rap Video Moonman for his hit track Mama Said Knock You Out at the 1991 VMAs. Later on, he took home the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award in 1997.

On the other hand, when we talk about LL Cool J’s Queens native and co-host for the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards, Nicki Minaj, she is all ready to put the stage on fire at this year’s MTV VMAs with her stunning performance. This will be the first time, she will be performing at VMAs since the year 2018.

Apart from this, Nicki Minaj will be receiving MTV’s Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards. We are super happy that this queen will be getting the royal treatment at the 2022 VMAs.

In a statement issued about Nicki, Bruce Gillmer, a top executive at Paramount+, which owns MTV Network, said, “Nicki has broken barriers for women in hip-hop with her versatility and creative artistry.”

Gillmer continued, “She has shifted the music industry and cemented her status as a global superstar with her crossover appeal, genre-defying style, and continuing to be unapologetically ‘Nicki.’”

Who is leading the pack of nominees at the 2022 MTV VMAs?

This year, Jack Harlow, Kendrick Lamar, Jack Harlow, and Lil Nas X are leading the list of nominees with a total of seven nominations each. The trio is followed by Doja Cat and Harry Styles with six nods each.

Billie Eilish, Drake, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift, and The Weeknd have bagged a total of five nods each. The 2022 MTV VMAs will air on August 28, Sunday at 8 p.m. ET/PT live from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The awards will also be broadcast on MTV as well as on The CW, BET, BET Her, CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV2, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, Pop, TVLand, and VH1.

 Are you excited about the 2022 MTV VMAs? Kindly let us know your thoughts about the hosts of the show in the comments section below. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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