June 10, 2023

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Unhealthy Bunny had one of many largest performances on the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, August 28. The popstar, whose actual identify is Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, carried out his hit “Tití Me Pregunto,” dwell from his epic live performance at Yankee Stadium, after he was named winner of the Artist of the 12 months award. One of many highlights of the efficiency got here when he kissed two backup dancers: one male and one feminine.

At one level within the track, the dancers crowded round Unhealthy Bunny, 28, and supplied some attractive dance strikes. The popstar shortly smooched every of them earlier than leaping proper again into his track. It’s not clear who the 2 backup dancers had been, however the musician has been in a relationship together with his girlfriend Gabriela Berlingeri for 5 years. Whereas he wasn’t on the award present on the Prudential Heart in New Jersey, Unhealthy Bunny’s followers clearly beloved the efficiency.

The VMAs supplied an incredible collection of the most important names in music performing tons of their hits throughout all kinds of genres, whereas additionally awarding a number of the most fun movies that the 12 months has needed to provide. Harry Kinds, Doja Cat, and Jack Harlow all led the nominations for the award present, by being up for 8 Moonmen every. Harry took dwelling three awards. Jack gained 4, whereas Doja solely gained one. All three had been within the working for Video of the 12 months! The Artist of the 12 months award was the one Moonman that Unhealthy Bunny gained through the evening. Jack additionally served as one of many co-hosts for the night, alongside Nicki Minaj and LL Cool J.

Unhealthy Bunny gave an incredible efficiency from Yankee Stadium for the VMAs. (Daniel DeSlover/Shutterstock)

Apart from the most important awards, Nicki was additionally introduced because the recipient for the Video Vanguard Award, and she or he was introduced to carry out a medley of her hits. The opposite artist receiving a lifetime achievement award was California rockers The Purple Sizzling Chili Peppers, who had been additionally slated for a medley of their largest songs. They had been introduced because the recipients of the World Icon Awards.

Performers introduced for the present ranged from up-and-comers, a few of whom had been making their VMA debuts like Kane Brown to legacy acts that proceed to wow audiences like Eminem and Snoop Dogg. Different thrilling performers embody Panic! At The Disco, Lizzo, and Blackpink.