Doja Cat to host 2021 MTV Video Music Awards
This year’s MTV Video Music Awards will be hosted by Doja Cat, with the 25-year-old artist set to announce music videos and performances while taking to the stage to share some of his music. This will mark his very first hosting concert.
“I’m organizing #VMA 2021 this year Wowowowowowow,” she announced on her Twitter.
– yeeeeees (@DojaCat) 25 August 2021
The singer is no stranger to VMAs, having won the Moon Person for Best New Artist in 2020 and also performed a mashup of her songs “Say So” and “Like That” on the air.
Other artists joining Doja cat at the VMAs will be Camila Cabello, Chlöe, Lil Nas X, Lorde, Machine Gun Kelly, Shawn Mendes and Olivia Rodrigo.
A new surprise for this year’s VMAs also includes a newly designed Moon Person statue for rewards.
This year’s awards will unveil a newly redesigned Moonperson statue by artist Kehinde Wiley, they will also honor the victims of the 9/11 attacks by collaborating with the non-profit organization 9/11 Day on a series of events aimed at to promote awareness and affirmative action around the 20th anniversary of the day, ”according to MTV.
Doja Cat is also set to make VMS history with five VMA nominations. This will be the first year the host has also been nominated for multiple videos. The other top nominated artists are Justin Bieber with seven nominations and Megan Thee Stallion with six.
BTS, Billie Eilish, Giveon, Drake, Lil Nas X and Olivia Rodrigo are tied with Doja Cat for five nominations.
The show will air at 8 p.m. EST on September 12 and take place at the Barclays Center in New York City.