Lil Nas X et Olivia Rodrigo stars des MTV Video Music Awards

September 13, 2021 by archyde

Lil Nas X took home the most important award of the night, Video of the Year, for “Montero (Call Me by Your Name)”.


The 40th annual MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) saw the coronations of Lil Nas X and Olivia Rodrigo on Sunday. It took place under the sign of diversity, with a comeback at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

The 2021 MTV VMAs were back with fancy numbers, in front of a masked audience, after a 2020 edition that saw many celebrities accepting awards per video. The show opened with a pre-recorded clip of Madonna, who made VMA history at the 1984 inaugural ceremony, performing “Like A Virgin”, launching the show’s reputation as a platform to pay the price. chronic.

“They said we wouldn’t last, but we’re still here,” the artist said after flaunting herself on stage, swearing a swearing as she wore a black leather corset of dominatrix.

Lil Nas X won the most important award of the evening, that of the video of the year, for “Montero (Call Me by Your Name)”, after a sensual performance, a few days before the release of his album, scheduled for September 17.

“Thank you to the homosexual agenda!” Said the young man of 22 years, who had packed the networks by disserting online with an American governor who had rebelled against the lascivious clip in which the artist made a lap dance to hell.

“Happy 40th Birthday, MTV”

Doja Cat hosted the Sunday show, also performing “Been Like This” and “You Right,” descending from the ceiling in an aerial act. But it was Normani’s interpretation of “Wild Side” that stole the show. The R&B pop star stunned with her consistently neat choreography before rubbing shoulders with Teyana Taylor, strapped to a metal platform, reminiscent of Janet Jackson’s past performances.

Lil Nas X launched the live version of his single “Industry Baby” with co-performer Jack Harlow and a marching band.

Billie Eilish introduced the Foo Fighters performance, thanking the Global Icon Award winners for “carrying the torch of rock and roll”.

Sensation Olivia Rodrigo won three awards, including Song of the Year for “Drivers License” and Best New Artist. “I’m so thankful that I can make music, do what I love and call this my job,” said the 18-year-old, whose debut album “Sour” peaked. musical rankings.

Justin Bieber took home artist of the year and best pop music awards for “Peaches”. Eilish’s song “Your Power” won Best Video Award.

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Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

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