Missy Elliott - “The Rain,” “Hot Boyz,” “Get Ur Freak On,” “Work It,” “Pass That Dutch” & “Lose Control”
Missy Elliott sends fans into a frenzy with a medley of her greatest hits, including “The Rain,” “Work It,” “Get Ur Freak On” and “Lose Control.”
Taylor Swift - "You Need to Calm Down" & "Lover"
To open the 2019 VMAs, Taylor Swift electrifies the stage with colorful performances of her hit songs "You Need to Calm Down" and "Lover."
Lizzo - "Truth Hurts" & "Good as Hell"
Lizzo is the picture of female empowerment as she performs her acclaimed hit songs "Truth Hurts" and "Good as Hell" at the 2019 VMAs.
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello - "Senorita"
Rumored couple Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello perform a sultry rendition of their song "Senorita."
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Queen Latifah, Redman, Fetty Wap, Naughty by Nature & Wyclef Jean - Hip-Hop Medley
Hip-hop icons Queen Latifah, Redman, Fetty Wap, Naughty by Nature and Wyclef Jean close out the 2019 VMAs with a medley of their greatest hits.
H.E.R. - "Anti"
MTV PUSH artist H.E.R. commands the stage at the 2019 VMAs as she performs her song "Anti."
J Balvin & Bad Bunny - "Que Pretendes"
J Balvin and Bad Bunny make a memorable VMAs debut by performing their hit "Que Pretendes."
Big Sean featuring A$AP Ferg - "Bezerk"
Big Sean and A$AP Ferg join forces to deliver an unforgettable performance of their hard-hitting track "Bezerk."
2019 mtv video music awards
Sebastian Maniscalco hosted the event live from the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, on August 26, 2019. Performers included Lizzo, Taylor Swift, Lil Nas X, Jonas Brothers, Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, Queen Latifah, Redman, Fetty Wap, Naughty by Nature, Wyclef Jean, J Balvin, Bad Bunny, Rosalía, H.E.R. and A$AP Ferg, and Missy Elliott received the Video Vanguard Award.