Lil Nas X VMAs 2022 and the stars who graced the red carpet gave a jaw-dropping experience for everyone who witnessed the event. Lil Nas X VMAs outfit 2022 turned heads in a loud Harris Reed style. The artist chose to forego with the shirt and opted for a pair of black glittering pants instead. It went with a hoop over skirt, plus a gigantic headpiece to match. The rest of the performers were also dressed to the nines. Read on if you want to know how Lil Nas X mtv music awards 2022 went down.
VMA 2022 Killer Coutures
Fans were delightfully surprised when Taylor Swift arrived in a silver Oscar de la Renta mini dress. Everyone was dazzled with her daring outfit’s cutouts as the short frock shimmered in jewels. Her open back also gave a glam 1920s vibe.
Lizzo was oozing confidence with her knockout high fashion Jean Paul Gaultier couture Spring Summer 2022 futuristic gown. She finished the look with matching black lips and that eye-catching lip ring to boot.
Singer-songwriter Chloe Bailey looked nothing less than a goddess in her metallic silver Zigman dress. The sheer-paneled corset with the high slit turned heads at the VMAs. Black Pink looked gorgeous and perfectly synchronized with their classy black numbers.
American Jack Harlow donned a monochrome chocolate leather piece, and Snoop Dogg wore green. Dove Cameron looked chic and goth in her Wednesday Addams look, with matching braids in her black floral leather strapless dress.
Sabrina Carpenter looked stunning in her long floral dress and headband. While Bebe Rexha, Sofia Carson, and model Ashley Graham brought out the sophisticated Hollywood look in their stunning black outfits.
VMAs 2022 Winners
For those excited to find out, here’s the complete list of VMAs winners for 2022:
Video Vanguard Award: Nicki Minaj
Video of the Year: “ALL TOO WELL (10 MINUTE VERSION)(TAYLOR’S VERSION)” by Taylor Swift
Artist of the Year: Bad Bunny
Song of the Year: “HAPPIER THAN EVER” by Billie Eilish
Push Performance of the Year: “ROCK WITH YOU” by SEVENTEEN
Best Collaboration: “INDUSTRY BABY” by Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow
Best Pop: “AS IT WAS” by Harry Styles
Best Hip-Hop: “DO WE HAVE A PROBLEM?” by Nicki Minaj ft. Lil Baby
Best Alternative: “I WANNA BE YOUR SLAVE” by Maneskin
Best Latin: “ENVOLVER” by Anitta
Best R&B: “OUT OF TIME” by The Weeknd
Best New Artist: Dove Cameron
Best K-Pop: “LALISA” by Lisa (of BLACKPINK)
Video for Good: “ABOUT DAMN TIME” by Lizzo
Best Metaverse Performance: BLACKPINK The Virtual/PUBG
Best Art Direction: “INDUSTRY BABY” by Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow
Best Visual Effects: “INDUSTRY BABY” by Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow
Best Choreography: “WOMAN” by Doja Cat
Best Editing: “SAOKO” by ROSALIA
Song of Summer: “FIRST CLASS” by Jack Harlow
Album of the Year: HARRY’S HOUSE by Harry Styles
Group of the Year: BTS
VMAs 2022 Must-See Moments
And if these VMA winners and red carpet outfits are not enough, you should see the rest of these must-see, jaw-dropping moments at the VMAs!
Not only did Taylor Swift rake in the most Video of the Year wins, but she also set Twitter on fire with her masked Kim and Kanye swipe. Her brand new album comes out this October 21st, and fans quickly noticed that this is also the famous Kardashian sister’s 42nd birthday. The 2022 VMA date also marks her favorite number 13 years since the infamous Kanye moment.
Even as Nicki Minaj was co-hosting the event, the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard honoree was also twerking and dancing her way backstage. She did not appear until 55 minutes in. Her co-host Jack Harlow opened the show taking flight with a glamorous surprise. Jack won four awards that night and hugged Fergie and gave her a shout-out for coming out and smashing the song with him.
Virtual Johnny Depp also appeared with several brief cameos. Goofing around less than three months after winning a $50 million defamation lawsuit against his ex-wife Amber Heard. Whitney Hernandez, Heard’s sister was not in the least bit amused when she blasted his stunt. She was quoted as saying, “MTV you’re disgusting and desperate!”
Love Yourself Message
Lizzo brought out her message on self-love on stage. During her acceptance speech the singer responded to offensive comments about her weight saying, “Lizzie, why don’t you clap back, why don’t you clap back? Because I’m winning!”
Eminem and Snoop Dogg gave audiences a trip into the metaverse with their first collab in over two decades! Meanwhile, Global Icon Award recipients The Red Hot Chili Peppers dedicated their award to friend and late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins saying, “I miss him every day and uh, fly on, hawk, fly on brother.”
If these weren’t exciting enough, Italian bassist Victoria De Angelis had a wardrobe malfunction, triggering sensors to pan out to the audience. So clearly, Lil Nas X VMAs 2022 wasn’t the only thing to look forward to!