The 2022 MTV Video Music Awards will take place at Newark’s Prudential Center on Sunday, Aug. 28, and the first round of performers includes J Balvin, Panic! at the Disco, Anitta, and Marshmello alongside Khalid.
Anitta, who will perform her brand-new track Envolver live for the first time ever on television, and Marshmello, who will play their current single Numb alongside Khalid, are both making their main stage debuts at the VMAs. At the occasion, Panic! at the Disco will also make their first appearance on the VMA stage since 2018 by premiering their brand-new song, Middle of a Breakup.
J Balvin, a 13-time nominee with five Moon Persons, will also make new music debuts at the VMAs Nivel de Perreo with Ryan Castro, where the Columbian superstar has a chance to become the most decorated Latin artist in VMAs history for In Da Getto.
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Prior to the 2022 Video Music Awards, MTV will make additional artists known in the upcoming weeks.
With seven nominations each, Jack Harlow, Kendrick Lamar, and Lil Nas X are at the top of this year’s list. Taylor Swift, Olivia Rodrigo, Billie Eilish, Rosala, and Ed Sheeran are among the other nominees. Doja Cat and Harry Styles each got six nominations.