It was a stylish night to remember! The 2022 MTV Video Music Awards served up major fashion drama with Hollywood’s biggest names slaying the red carpet.
LizzoOn Sunday, August 28, the Prudential Center in New Jersey welcomed a few stars. Jean Paul Gaultier’s stunning balloon gown was the perfect choice for the star. The 34-year old singer complemented the dramatic look with a bold blue lip and slicked hair. Tayshia AdamsShe also delivered with a stunning turquoise high-slit gown. Tarik Ediz.
On the carpet, dramatic silhouettes were a popular trend. Pianist Chloe FlowerCeline’s polka dots mini dress with massive bow-shaped sleeves impressed. The 37-year old composer wore a trendy pair of white platform shoes and a dainty hat.
Last year’s red carpet was also a moment. The unspoken theme of edginess was evident as stars stepped out wearing goth-inspired glam. For Kourtney KardashianAnd Travis Barker‘s red carpet debut as a couple, the lovebirds — who tied the knot in May 2022 — wowed in all-black outfits. Barker, 46, was shirtless and wore a blazer, while Kardashian, 43, wore an all-black mini dress with lace-up leather by Olivier Theyskens, Manolo Blahnik heels, and Lorainne Schwartz jewels.
Billie EilishA distressed black dress was also a great choice for grunge. Alicia KeysYou look stunning in a Louis Vuitton jumpsuit.
Another memorable fashion moment from the VMAs 2021 was Megan Fox‘s naked dress. The Jennifer’s BodyStar turned heads in a sheer Mugler dress AshantiAlso, bared skin in a Bondage-style dress by Michael Costello.
Tonight’s show will be hosted by LL Cool J, Nicki MinajAnd Jack Harlow.
The ceremony is set to be a big night for Minaj, 39, as the rapper will be honored with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award — VMAs equivalent of a lifetime achievement trophy. Past honorees are Beyoncé, Rihanna, Madonna, Britney Spears, Jennifer LopezAnd Missy Elliott.
“Nicki has broken barriers for women in hip-hop with her versatility and creative artistry,” Bruce GillmerParamount+ president of music, music talent and programming, said in a statement dated August 2022. “She has shifted the music industry and cemented her status as a global superstar with her crossover appeal, genre-defying style and continuing to be unapologetically ‘Nicki.’”
Scroll down to see all the looks taken from the 2022 VMAs.