The multiplatinum recording artists have been confirmed to take the stage at the 2022 MTV VMAs later this month, where they are expected to deliver unforgettable moments onstage during the ceremony.
According to MTV, Anitta is slated to make her “VMAs” main stage debut with a first-time TV performance of her newest chart-topping single, “Envolver,” which recently earned the Brazilian superstar Guinness Book of World Records certification as the first solo Latin artist to hit #1 at Spotify; J Balvin is set to make a fiery return to the “VMAs” stage with a TV/world premiere of “Nivel de Perreo” with Ryan Castro, returning for the first time since his epic on-stage collaboration with Bad Bunny for “Que Pretendes” in 2019; Marshmello and Khalid are set to take over the iconic MTV stage for a world premiere TV performance of new chart climbing collaboration “Numb;” and Panic! At The Disco returns to the “VMAs” stage for the first time since 2018 to world premiere new single “Middle of a Breakup,” from the forthcoming album Viva Las Vengeance.
Last month, the network announced its star-studded nominees, with Jack Harlow, Kendrick Lamar, and Lil Nas X leading the pack with seven nominations each, followed by Doja Cat and Harry Styles with six. Billie Eilish, Drake, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd are also big nominees, as they are up for five Moon Person awards each. You can view the full list here, with nominations for social categories “Group of the Year” and “Song of Summer” to be announced soon.
The 2022 MTV VMAs air LIVE from the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ on Sunday, August 28th @ 8PM ET/PT on MTV.