MTV VMAs to Feature Aretha Franklin Tribute
Cardi B will open the show, and Jennifer Lopez will be honored with one of the biggest awards of the night.
Cardi B will make her first public appearance as a mom at the MTV Video Music Awards, and it might be worth it: She could be the night’s big winner.
The rapper is the top contender with 10 nominations. She will open tonight's (Aug. 20) show, which kicks off at 9:00 p.m. EDT from Radio City Music Hall in New York.
Cardi B and Bruno Mars are up for video of the year with “Finesse.” Other nominees for the top prize include Drake, Beyonce and Jay-Z, Childish Gambino, Camila Cabello and Ariana Grande.
Most of the top nominees, including Drake, Beyonce, Jay-Z, Mars and Gambino, won’t attend the VMAs.
Performers include Travis Scott, Nicki Minaj, Shawn Mendes and Grande. Jennifer Lopez will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.