The MTV Video Music Awards announced on Friday that Nicki Minaj will perform at the 2023 award show as well as emcee the ceremony, set to air live from New Jersey’s Prudential Center on Sept. 12, 2023 as she did in 2022.
The hip-hop star and last year’s winner of the coveted video vanguard award will perform her latest single “Last Time I Saw You,” which dropped in late August, live for the first time.
The 25-time VMA-nominated artist has six Moon Person nods to her name this year. She is up for best hip-hop, best visual effects and video of the year for “Super Freaky Girl,” best R&B for her collaboration with Yung Bleu, “Love in the Way,” song of the summer for “Barbie World” with Ice Spice. She is also up for artist of the year.