Here’s Everything You Might Not Have Seen (But Can’t Miss) at the MTV Video Music Awards

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Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello Cuddled All Night Long

The pair certainly got cozy onstage when they performed “Señorita” together, but the PDA only continued as they couldn’t keep their hands off each other while in the audience. 

The pair certainly got cozy onstage when they performed “Señorita” together, but the PDA only continued as they couldn’t keep their hands off each other while in the audience.

Lizzo Performed with a Giant, Inflatable Butt as a Backdrop

Run — don’t walk! — to go watch Lizzo’s performance of “Truth Hurts” and “Good as Hell.”
                        There were iconic costumes! A yellow body suit that made Lizzo look like the sun! An inflatable butt! Backup dancers ripping wigs off and swinging them around with reckless abandon! It was pure joy from start to finish. 

Run — don’t walk! — to go watch Lizzo’s performance of “Truth Hurts” and “Good as Hell.”

There were iconic costumes! A yellow body suit that made Lizzo look like the sun! An inflatable butt! Backup dancers ripping wigs off and swinging them around with reckless abandon! It was pure joy from start to finish.

John Travolta Tried to Give the Moon Person to the Wrong Taylor Swift

While presenting the award for Video of the Year to Swift and the cast of her “You Need to Calm Down” music video, Travolta appeared to make a pretty iconic mixup, seemingly trying to had the trophy to Jade Jolie, the drag queen who plays Swift in the video. That’s a pretty huge compliment, if you look at the bright side! 

While presenting the award for Video of the Year to Swift and the cast of her “You Need to Calm Down” music video, Travolta appeared to make a pretty iconic mixup, seemingly trying to had the trophy to Jade Jolie, the drag queen who plays Swift in the video. That’s a pretty huge compliment, if you look at the bright side!

Miley Cyrus Performed ‘Slide Away’ for the First Time Since Her Split

Cyrus took the stage to sing “Slide Away,” a song many assume to be about her ex-husband Liam Hemsworth. The performance comes just a few days after Hemsworth officially filed for divorce. 
                        Backstage, Cyrus was seen with Kaitlynn Carter, Brody Jenner’s ex-wife who is tangled up in the breakup rumors. Cyrus was seen kissing Carter just days after announcing her separation. 

Cyrus took the stage to sing “Slide Away,” a song many assume to be about her ex-husband Liam Hemsworth. The performance comes just a few days after Hemsworth officially filed for divorce.

Backstage, Cyrus was seen with Kaitlynn Carter, Brody Jenner’s ex-wife who is tangled up in the breakup rumors. Cyrus was seen kissing Carter just days after announcing her separation.

Alyson Stoner Returned 17 Years Later to Reprise her Role as the Star of Missy Elliot’s ‘Work It’

The legendary Missy Elliot put on a performance filled with iconic moments from her video music career ahead of receiving the coveted Video Vanguard Award. Fans, like Halsey and Gigi Hadid, got out of their seats to dance as Elliot rapped to a medley of her hits, including “The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly),” “Get Ur Freak On” and “Lose Control.” Then, as an added surprise, Elliot brought out dancer Stoner, who appeared in the original 2002 “Work It” video, to revive her role as the dancer who stole the spotlight almost two decades ago.

The legendary Missy Elliot put on a performance filled with iconic moments from her video music career ahead of receiving the coveted Video Vanguard Award. Fans, like Halsey and Gigi Hadid, got out of their seats to dance as Elliot rapped to a medley of her hits, including “The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly),” “Get Ur Freak On” and “Lose Control.” Then, as an added surprise, Elliot brought out dancer Stoner, who appeared in the original 2002 “Work It” video, to revive her role as the dancer who stole the spotlight almost two decades ago.

Normani Absolutely Crushed Her ‘Motivation’ Debut Performance

2019 has become the singer’s breakout year, following the release of the viral video for her smash hit “Motivation.” Normani’s highly anticipated performance went off with a bang, as she appeared on stage sitting on top of a basketball hoop in between her dancers who twerked on chain link fences. She also brought other memorable moments from her video to the stage, such as the high-energy choreography, the 2000s-inspired looks and her now-famous move where she makes going from a headstand to landing smoothly into a split look easy.

2019 has become the singer’s breakout year, following the release of the viral video for her smash hit “Motivation.” Normani’s highly anticipated performance went off with a bang, as she appeared on stage sitting on top of a basketball hoop in between her dancers who twerked on chain link fences. She also brought other memorable moments from her video to the stage, such as the high-energy choreography, the 2000s-inspired looks and her now-famous move where she makes going from a headstand to landing smoothly into a split look easy.

This article was originally published by: People

In case you didn’t know: En los MTV Videos Awards ninguna categoría tendrá género

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Por primera vez, la empresa no hará distinción entre hombres y mujeres para la entrega de los premios. La gala se llevará a cabo el próximo 27 de agosto en Los Ángeles, California.

Nominados «Artista del año»: Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran, The Weeknd y Lorde. AFP

Artistas masculinos y femeninos se disputarán el premio al «Nuevo artista del año» en los próximos MTV Video Music Awards, ya que la cadena estadounidense ha decidido abandonar la última distinción de géneros que existía en sus categorías.La empresa anunció este martes en Instagram las nominaciones para los próximos premios, que serán entregados el 27 de agosto en Los Ángeles.

Por primera vez ninguna categoría hará distinción entre hombres y mujeres. MTV explicó que su rol es «romper» las barreras y que cuando suprimió todas las categorías de género en los MTV Movie y TV Awards de este año, hubo reacciones positivas.El rapero Kendrick Lamar lidera con ocho las candidaturas, entre ellas la de video del año por Humble, un clip donde ofrece una mirada irónica sobre la fama y en el que aparece vestido de papa y de Jesús en la última cena. Con cinco nominaciones le siguen Katy Perry con Chained to the Rythm y The Weeknd con Reminder.Cuatro hombres y dos mujeres están en liza para conquistar el título de artista del año: Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd, Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran,Ariana Grande y Lorde. La cadena también anunció la creación de la nueva categoría «Mejor combate contra el sistema», para premiar videos que «inspiren a los espectadores a movilizarse para combatir la injusticia».

Los primeros aspirantes son John Legend con Surefire, que aborda el sentimiento anti-inmigrante y anti-musulmán en Estados Unidos, e Immigrants: We Get the Job Done de la comedia musical de gran éxito «Hamilton».Compiten también en esta nueva categoría Black SpiderMan del rapero Logic, Light de Big Sean, ambas sobre la discriminación racial, Scars to your Beautiful, de Alessia Cara sobre la imagen de uno mismo y Stand Up/ Stand N Rock #NoDAPL del rapero y miembro de los Black Eyed Peas, Taboo, contra el oleoducto Dakota Access.

Los vencedores serán determinados por los fans que voten en www.vma.mtv.com

Por lo general, la ceremonia de entrega de los premios es un pretexto para el espectáculo y, también, para la excentridad en la alfombra roja: Lady Gaga vestida con un vestido de carne cruda, Madonna besando a Britney Spears en el escenario o Beyoncé desvelando su vientre de embarazada de su primer hijo con Jay Z.