The biggest stars will soon be reuniting at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards.
The annual ceremony will be hosted by Nicki Minaj for the second year in a row. The fan-voted VMAs are expected to be a night to remember with performances by Anitta, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion, Demi Lovato, Doja Cat, Fall Out Boy, Karol G, Kelsea Ballerini, Lil Wayne, Olivia Rodrigo, Peso Pluma, Tomorrow x Together and many more.
The star-studded night will continue with Shakira receiving the 2023 Vanguard and taking the stage to perform medley of her greatest hits. Sean Combs is set to accept the Global Icon Award.
The 2023 MTV VMAs are also making history because for the first time ever the artist of the year category has an all-female lineup. Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, Doja Cat, Nicki Minaj, Karol G and Shakira are all in the running for the coveted award. Many other music heavy hitters are also nominated for top prizes and will be in attendance.
Below, find out how to catch the awards when they air this week.
When are the MTV VMAs 2023?
The 2023 MTV Video Music Awards will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 8:00 p.m. ET at Prudential Center in New Jersey.
How can I watch the MTV VMAs?
Viewers can enjoy the VMAs on MTV. It will also simulcast across MTV sister networks BET, BET Her, CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV2, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, Pop, TVLand & VH1.
A live hosted simulcast will concurrently be on UniMás and an encore to follow on Univision at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT, making it available to the most global audience in “VMAs” history.
For people who do not have cable, the awards ceremony will also be available to stream on Paramount+ on Sept. 13. Cord-cutters, or those without a cable subscription, can also watch the VMAs through subscription services like Hulu Live TV, YouTubeTV, AT&T TV, and FuboTV. Many offer a free trial.
CORRECTION (SEPT. 12, 2023 at 3:45 p.m. ET): An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that viewers could stream the VMAs live on Paramount+. The awards show will not be available to stream on Paramount+ until the day following the ceremony, Sept. 13, and this story has been updated to reflect that.