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[09/09/23 - 08:00 AM]
Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion Added to Star-Packed Performer Lineup at the 2023 "VMAs"
In 2021, the pair received a notable 5x "VMAs" nominations for their unforgettable hit single "WAP" including "Song of the Summer," "Video of the Year," "Song of the Year," "Best Collaboration" and "Best Hip Hop."

[via press release from MTV]

Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion added to star-packed performer lineup at the 2023 "VMAs"

· Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion will reunite for a debut performance of their just-released single "Bongos" during the 2023 "VMAs" LIVE from New Jersey's Prudential Center on Tuesday, September 12th at 8PM ET/PT.

· In 2021, the pair received a notable 5x "VMAs" nominations for their unforgettable hit single "WAP" including "Song of the Summer," "Video of the Year," "Song of the Year," "Best Collaboration" and "Best Hip Hop."

· "WAP" made history as the first female rap collaboration to debut at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, then spending four weeks at the top spot as well as being certified platinum 8x in the U.S.

· Cardi B

· Memorable "VMAs" moments:

· Considered one of the most influential female rappers of all time (Forbes), the 29x "VMAs" nominee also competes this year with GloRilla for "Best Hip Hop," the same category she last won in 2019. The same year she presented Missy Elliott with the prestigious Vanguard award.

· A multi-year presenter, Cardi B garnered global headlines in 2018 with a hilarious stunt, teasing fans with a first glimpse of her child Kulture only to reveal a Moon Person trophy hidden in a baby blanket

· The 4x "VMAs" winner was first nominated in 2018 with an impressive 12 nods and walked away a 3x winner for "Best New Artist," "Best Collab (with J.Lo and DJ Khaled) and "Song of the Summer."

· About Cardi B:

· Cardi B is among the most significant musical artists of all time, regardless of genre, gender, or generation- all accomplished in less than a decade. Her accolades include:

· 4x RIAA platinum-certified debut album, Invasion of Privacy, remains the most streamed album by a female rap artist to date

· All 13 tracks on Invasion of Privacy are now certified at least Platinum including the history-making Diamond-certified "Bodak Yellow"

· She stands as the highest-certified female rapper of all time on the RIAA's "Top Artists (Digital Singles)"

· She is the female rap artist with the most RIAA diamond certifications and the only female rapper with multiple billion streamers on Spotify

· RIAA 2x platinum-certified "Up," peaked at #1 on Billboard's "Hot 100" - her fifth chart-topping solo single, extending her Guinness World Record as the female rapper with the most #1 songs in "Hot 100" history and making history as the first female rap artist to earn two #1 singles unaccompanied by any other artist

· "WAP (Feat. Megan Thee Stallion)" affirmed Cardi B as one of Apple Music's most popular artists of all time, earning the platform's highest-ever debut by a female artist as well as the fastest song in Apple Music history by a female artist to peak at #1

· "WAP" went on to go #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and it peaked at #1 on rhythmic radio and at #2 on urban radio

· Highly awarded superstar with - a GRAMMY(R) Award for Best Rap Album, nine total GRAMMY(R) Award nominations, eight Billboard Music Awards, six Guinness World Records, five Spotify One Billion Streams Awards, two ASCAP Songwriter of the Year Awards, eight ASCAP Pop Music Awards, 23 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards, six American Music Awards, four MTV Video Music Awards, three iHeartRadio Titanium Awards, six BET Awards, and 14 BET Hip Hop Awards.

· Megan Thee Stallion

· Memorable "VMAs" moments:

· The award-winning icon had a massive year at "VMAs" in 2019 with a first-time nom and wowing fans on the pre-show stage with a performance of "Hot Girl Summer," which also claimed her the coveted Moon Person for "Best Power Anthem" before the night ended.

· With 19 total "VMAs" noms and 2 wins to date, the "Her" singer boasts 3 nods this year, including "Best Choreography" and "Best Art Direction."

· About Megan Thee Stallion

· Hailing from Houston, Megan Thee Stallion is a three-time GRAMMY-winning recording artist, philanthropist and entrepreneur. From earning two Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 hits with the "Savage (Remix)" featuring Beyoncé, and "WAP" with Cardi B to releasing her dynamic album "Traumazine," Megan has proven unstoppable.

· Megan has been recognized for her musical achievements, including three GRAMMY wins, nine BET Awards and back-to-back Billboard Music Awards for "Top Rap Female Artist." Additionally, she has been honored for her advocacy efforts, having received the 2022 Special Achievement Award at The Webby Awards and the Trailblazer Award at the iHeartRadio Music Awards. 

· Megan also made history in Nov. 2022, becoming the first Black woman to appear on the cover of Forbes' prestigious Under 30 issue. She was previously recognized as one of TIME's 100 Most Influential People of 2020 after publishing her monumental "Why I Speak Up For Black Women" op-ed for The New York Times.

· The multihyphenate has also dazzled in select acting roles, making guest appearances on STARZ's hit show "P-Valley" as well as "She-Hulk: Attorney at Law." She also expanded her skillset in 2022 by both hosting and serving as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live along with co-hosting Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. She also spearheads the Pete and Thomas Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on uplifting and assisting women, children, senior citizens and underserved communities in Houston, Texas and across the world. The organization focuses on three core pillars that include - education, housing, and health + wellness. 

· Megan's philanthropic work was heralded by Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, who presented her with the key to the city of Houston and a proclamation that officially designated May 2, 2022 as Megan Thee Stallion Day in her hometown. In 2021, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee awarded Megan the 18th Congressional District Hero Award in Houston for her humanitarian initiatives.

Previously announced "VMAs" news:

· PERFORMERS, VANGUARD & GLOBAL ICON, PRESENTERS:

· The star-packed performer lineup includes Anitta, Demi Lovato, Doja Cat, Fall Out Boy, Karol G, Kelsea Ballerini, Lil Wayne, Måneskin, Metro Boomin with Future, A Boogie Wit da Hoodie, Swae Lee & NAV, Nelly, Nicki Minaj, Olivia Rodrigo, Peso Pluma, Shakira, Stray Kids and TOMORROW X TOGETHER. Additional performers to be announced. (more info)

· Legendary mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs will accept the prestigious Global Icon Award, performing live for the first time since 2005. (more info)

· Global sensation Shakira will receive MTV's coveted Video Vanguard Award, presented by Toyota, and perform live for the first time since 2006. (more info)

· Nicki Minaj reprises dual role as emcee and performer. (more info)

· The first round of announced presenters includes Bebe Rexha, Charli D'Amelio, Coco Jones, Dixie D'Amelio, Emily Ratajkowski, French Montana, GloRilla, Ice Spice, Jared Leto, Madelyn Cline, Rita Ora and Sabrina Carpenter.

· Extended Play Stage Presented by Doritos(R) lineup includes Kaliii, Reneé Rapp and The Warning.

· 2023 "VMAs" PRE-SHOW| 6:30-8:00 PM ET/PT

· NLE Choppa and Sabrina Carpenter are set to perform during the 90-minute event, hosted by award-winning rap star Saweetie with Nessa, Dometi and Kevan Kenney.

· NOMINATIONS + VOTING:

· With the addition of Social Categories, Taylor Swift (11) still leads Nominations, followed by SZA (8), BLACKPINK, Doja Cat, Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, Olivia Rodrigo (6), Kim Petras and Sam Smith (5 each), Beyoncé, Diddy, Drake, Ice Spice, Karol G, Metro Boomin, Shakira and TOMORROW X TOGETHER (4 each).

· General fan voting is now closed; voting remains open for Social Categories and "Best New Artist."

· ADDITIONAL INFO:

· SPONSORS: Official sponsors of the 2023 "VMAs" include BACARDÍ(R) Rum, Burger King(R), Clearblue(R), DESCOVY(R), Doritos(R), HEINZ, M&M'S(R), Swiffer, and Toyota Motor North America.

· ACTIVATION: BACARDÍ, MTV and Paramount Brand Studio will pay tribute to 50 Years of Hip Hop with an experiential BACARDÍ VINTAGE Pop-Up Shop, Limited Edition Bottle, Signature VMA Cocktails and more. (more info).

· CREDITS: Bruce Gillmer and Den of Thieves co-founder Jesse Ignjatovic are Executive Producers. Barb Bialkowski is Co-Executive Producer. Alicia Portugal and Jackie Barba serve as Executives in Charge of Production. Wendy Plaut is Executive in Charge of Celebrity Talent. Lisa Lauricella is Music Talent Executive.

For updates and additional information, be sure to follow @MTV and @VMAs across social platforms to keep up with all-things #VMAs.





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