When the MTV Video Music Awards returned to Newark City for the first time in three years, the red carpet was rolled out for the music world’s stars.
It was one of music’s biggest nights, and some of the industry’s biggest stars gathered at the Prudential Center for the VMAs.
From Lil’ Nas X, one of the night’s most nominated artists, to Lizzo, hip-hop legend Snoop Dogg, VMA co-host LL Kool Jay, and DJ Khaled, just a few of the various artists and personalities An example. ceremony.
Some celebrities have spoken news 12 About why you participated enthusiastically.
“They paid us well. They lived up to our quote,” joked Cheech Marin of comedy duo Cheech and Chong.
“We are big [Red Hot] Chili Pepper fans and friends, and when they asked us, we couldn’t refuse,” Chong added.
“I’m a fly on the wall at these events. I know my place,” said host Nev Shulman of “Catfish” fame.
“Especially being able to see my name with the loudest people ever, I feel so blessed,” said singer Nicky Ure, who was nominated for his song “Sunroof.”
“It’s really crazy. I feel the evolution and change, and I’m really excited to put it on tour,” singer Betty Who said.
“If the VMAs are in our backyard in Jersey, this is a drama-free date night for us,” said Melissa Gorga of “Real Housewives of New Jersey” fame accompanied by husband Joe Gorga. Told.
Justina Valentine of “Wild N’ Out” added, “I’m just here to be part of history, because there are always moments of dismay at the VMAs.”
The VMAs are known as much for fashion as they are for music, so the red carpet was a colorful night.
news 12‘s Carissa Lawson also attended the VMAs and shared a few posts from Twitter on the red carpet.
She was in attendance alongside many of the night’s nominees and former winners, including Lizzo, LL Cool J, and Snoop Dogg.
She’ll get more from the VMAs morning on news 12from 5 a.m. on Monday