VMAs: Bad Bunny makes historical past with Artist of the Year win

Bad Bunny made historical past Sunday on the Video Music Awards, turning into the primary non-English-language performer to win the prize for artist of the 12 months.

The Puerto Rican reggaeton sensation was nominated for the honour alongside Drake, Ed Sheeran, Harry Kinds, Jack Harlow, Lil Nas X and Lizzo. His hit tune “Tití Me Preguntó” also received a VMA nomination this year for the best Latin award.

During the MTV telecast, Bad Bunny performed live from Yankee Stadium in New York as part of his World’s Hottest Tour. Other acts in the VMA performance lineup this year included Harlow, Nicki Minaj, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Blackpink, Panic! at the Disco, Anitta, Snoop Dogg, Eminem and Lizzo.

In May, Bad Bunny released his fourth studio album, “Un Verano Sin Ti,” which was the second all-Spanish-language document to debut atop the Billboard 200 chart in the USA, in keeping with MTV. When it got here out, the 28-year-old musician’s newest LP was additionally Spotify’s most-streamed album of 2022.

Bad Bunny wasn’t the one artist breaking boundaries Sunday evening. Blackpink additionally turned the primary feminine Ok-pop group to win the award for group of the 12 months, in keeping with Teen Vogue. In its U.S. awards present debut, the quartet carried out its new single, “Pink Venom,” through the VMA ceremony on stay TV for the primary time.