2023 "VMAs" adds Presenters, Pre-Show & Extended Play Stage performers

Star-packed list of Presenters, Pre-Show & Extended Play Stage presented by Doritos®
lineups revealed for 2023 “VMAs” airing LIVE from New Jersey’s Prudential Center on Tuesday, September 12th 

  • The first round of all-star 2023 “VMAs” Presenters includes Bebe Rexha, Charli D'Amelio, Coco Jones, Dixie D’Amelio, Emily Ratajkowski, French Montana, GloRilla, Ice Spice, Jared Leto, Madelyn Cline, Rita Ora and Sabrina Carpenter.

  • Additionally, the lineup for the Extended Play Stage presented by Doritos® includes Kaliii, Reneé Rapp and The Warning.

    • Kaliii

      • The MTV August 2023 PUSH Artist, BET September 2023 Amplified Artist and first time “VMAs” nominee competes in the “Best New Artist” category, building on momentum from her recent collaboration with Fifty Fifty on Barbie Dreams from the blockbuster movie soundtrack. 

    • Reneé Rapp

      • After earning her first 2 nods this year for “Best New Artist” and “PUSH Performance of the Year” for Colorado, the singer-songwriter/actress will take the MTV stage following the recent release of her highly anticipated LP Snow Angel. Released on August 18th, Snow Angel earned the biggest US sales debut for a debut album by a female artist in 2023.  

    • The Warning

      • The Warning are making their US television debut on the “VMA’s” stage after opening up for rock legends including Guns N’ Roses, Foo Fighters, MUSE and more. The three sisters were born and raised in Mexico and are ready to take their signature rock sound to this year’s awards!

  • The 2023 “VMAs” Pre-Show airs LIVE from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM ET/PT on MTV, MTV2, CMT, and Logo, hosted by award-winning rap star Saweetie with Nessa, Dometi Pongo and Kevan Kenney.

    •  Saweetie

      • The 2021 “VMAs” winner for “Best Art Direction” with Doja Cat and 3x nominee returns to the “VMAs” as the official pre-show celebrity correspondent.

  • NLE Choppa and Sabrina Carpenter are set to perform during the 90-minute live Pre-Show special.

    • NLE Choppa 

      • The Memphis rap star catapulted into the spotlight after releasing his inaugural single “Shotta Flow” in 2018. At the age of 20, his dynamic flow captures the essence of his charisma and showcases his growth as an MC, evident in his most recent album release Cottonwood 2 and his new single It’s Getting Hot.

    • Sabrina Carpenter

      • Enchanting millions as a singer, songwriter, actress and style icon, Sabrina Carpenter has delivered celebrated anthems, earning multiple gold and platinum certifications and performing before sold out crowds on her own headlining tours as well as opening for Taylor Swift on The Era’s Tour. 


Previously announced “VMAs” news:


    • The star-packed performer lineup includes Anitta, Demi Lovato, Doja Cat, Karol G, Kelsea Ballerini, Lil Wayne, Måneskin, Shakira, Stray Kids and TOMORROW X TOGETHER. Additional performers to be announced. (more info)

    • Legendary mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs will accept the prestigious Global Icon Award, performing live for the first time since 2005. (more info)

    • Global sensation Shakira will receive MTV’s coveted Video Vanguard Award, presented by Toyota, and perform live for the first time since 2006. (more info)


    • With the addition of Social Categories, Taylor Swift (11) still leads Nominations, followed by SZA (8), BLACKPINK, Doja Cat, Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, Olivia Rodrigo (6), Kim Petras and Sam Smith (5 each), Beyoncé, Diddy, Drake, Ice Spice, Karol G, Metro Boomin, Shakira and TOMORROW X TOGETHER (4 each).

    • General fan voting is now closed; voting remains open for Social Categories and “Best New Artist.” 


    • SPONSORS: Official sponsors of the 2023 “VMAs” include BACARDÍ® Rum, Burger King®, Clearblue®, DESCOVY®, Doritos®, HEINZ, M&M’S®, Swiffer, and Toyota Motor North America.

    • ACTIVATION: BACARDÍ, MTV and Paramount Brand Studio will pay tribute to 50 Years of Hip Hop with an experiential BACARDÍ VINTAGE Pop-Up Shop, Limited Edition Bottle, Signature VMA Cocktails and more. (more info).

    • CREDITS: Bruce Gillmer and Den of Thieves co-founder Jesse Ignjatovic are Executive Producers. Barb Bialkowski is Co-Executive Producer. Alicia Portugal and Jackie Barba serve as Executives in Charge of Production. Wendy Plaut is Executive in Charge of Celebrity Talent. Lisa Lauricella is Music Talent Executive.

    • RELEASES: Previous press releases available here.

    • BROADCAST LINKS: If your team needs links to watch the 2023 VMAs broadcast in real time on 9/12, please send every individual email to by 9/8. 

    • CREDENTIALS: Applications are closed; contact with questions.

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