TAYLOR SWIFT WILL BE PERFORMING AT THE 2019 MTV VMAs
It will mark Taylor’s first major televised performance following the release of her highly anticipated album, “Lover.”
Taylor is returning to the VMAs stage for the first time since her 2015 performance of “Bad Blood.”
MTV announced that Taylor Swift will perform at the 2019 MTV VMAs, which will air live from Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. on Monday, August 26 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT, and across MTV’s global network of channels in more than 180 countries, reaching more than half a billion households around the world.
The 2019 VMAs will mark Taylor’s first major televised performance following the release of her highly anticipated album, “Lover”, and her return to the VMAs stage for the first time since her 2015 performance of “Bad Blood.”
Taylor is tied for the most nominations in 2019 with 10 nominations in categories that include Video of the Year, Song of the Year, and Video For Good for her singles “Me!” and “You Need to Calm Down.”
Since 2008, Taylor has won 7 VMAs overall, including 3 Best Female Video awards (“You Belong with Me,” “I Knew You Were Trouble,” “Blank Space”), 2 Best Collaboration awards (“Bad Blood,” “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever”), and 1 Video of the Year award (“Bad Blood”).
This is a big year for Taylor: 2019 ties for the most nominations she has received in one year. In 2015, she also received 10 nominations, split between “Blank Space” and “Bad Blood.”
“You Need To Calm Down” received 7 VMAs nominations, which is Taylor’s second most nominated song, her first being 2015’s “Bad Blood,” which received 8 nominations.
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