MTV VMAs 2023: Diddy to Receive the Global Icon Award & Perform

Published: Tuesday 5th Sep 2023 by Sam

Diddy has received many accolades during his three decades in the spotlight.

Now, the mogul will be adding more to his mantel. For, organizers of the MTV Video Music Awards 2023 have revealed that he’ll be taking home a prestigious honor at the hotly anticipated ceremony.

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Diddy will receive the award at the September 12 show for his “unparalleled career and continued influence that has achieved unrivaled global success in music and beyond.”

Renowned for his achievements as an artist and as the musical shepherd of countless other acts, the Bad Boy Records founder has earned two #1 albums on the Billboard 200 and five chart-toppers on the Billboard Hot 100.

It’s been confirmed that the music maestro, who is nominated for four other awards, will also take to the VMAs stage to perform. The showing, which is set to take place at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, will serve as his first time performing at the show since 2005.

It’s expected that Diddy will showcase songs from his forthcoming LP ‘The Love Album: Off the Grid.’Set for release on September 15, the project features the likes of The Weeknd, Justin Bieber, Mary J. Blige, Jazmine Sullivan, and the reunion of his critically-revered group Dirty Money (Dawn Richard & Kaleena Harper).

Other performers on the night include Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award honoree Shakira, Doja Cat, Lil Wayne, Anitta, and Demi Lovato.

The 2023 VMAs air Tuesday, September 12 at  ET/PT across 180 countries worldwide. 

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  2. #TheTruth September 5, 2023

    I don’t know if the guy is an icon. I mean that word is overused now.
    But in terms of achievements in this industry, HANDS DOWN he deserves a recognition.

    • Lanafan1 September 6, 2023

      The man is definitely an Icon. Tf? Lol

  3. Puffy September 5, 2023

    If Cardi + Meghan surprised everyone and open the show with a live performance of bongos, that would be worth watching!

  4. Umm September 5, 2023

    It’s painful watching this man trying to stay relevant.

  5. Keith September 6, 2023

    Diddy said “I ain’t forgot how to promote the old-fashioned way! Sure, I will show up and take your award!” LMAO….

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