Red Hot Chili Peppers will obtain the Global Icon Award and carry out dwell on the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards, that are set to air Sunday, Aug. 28 at 8 p.m. ET/PT from Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.
Foo Fighters have been the recipients of the Global Icon Award final 12 months. Lady Gaga received an identical award in 2000. Hers was dubbed the MTV Tricon Award.
The Global Icon Award, which the VMAs imported from MTV’s Europe Music Awards (EMAs), “celebrates an artist or band whose unparalleled career and continued impact and influence has maintained a unique level of global success in music and beyond, leaving an indelible mark on the music landscape,” in accordance with MTV.
This will likely be Red Hot Chili Peppers’ fourth efficiency on the VMAs. The band carried out “Give It Away” in 1992, “Warped” in 1995 and “Californication” in 2000, after they obtained the Video Vanguard Award.
This 12 months, the band scored its twenty ninth VMA nomination — and first since 2006 — in the perfect rock class for “Black Summer,” the lead single off their twelfth studio album, Unlimited Love. The album entered the Billboard 200 at No. 1 in April, changing into the band’s first chief since Stadium Arcadium in 2006.
The band is about to launch one other studio album, Return of the Dream Canteen, Oct. 14 on Warner Records, just a little greater than six months after the discharge of Unlimited Love. This will mark the primary time the band has ever launched two studio albums in lower than a 12-month interval.
On Friday (Aug. 19), MTV and Red Hot Chili Peppers teamed for an unique world video premiere of “Tippa My Tongue,” the lead single off Return of the Dream Canteen, which additionally launched at this time.
One of probably the most profitable bands in rock historical past, Red Hot Chili Peppers (singer Anthony Kiedis, bassist Flea, drummer Chad Smith and guitarist John Frusciante) have received six Grammy Awards and have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012.
The band has received eight VMAs, although, surprisingly they’ve by no means received for greatest rock (previously known as greatest rock video). The award has been offered yearly however one since 1989. (The class went lacking in 2007). The Peppers’ “Black Summer” is competing this 12 months with Foo Fighters’ “Love Dies Young,” Jack White’s “Taking Me Back,” Muse’s “Won’t Stand Down,” Shinedown’s “Planet Zero” and Three Days Grace’s “So Called Life.”
The band received three VMAs in 1992 — greatest artwork course in a video and breakthrough video (each for “Give it Away”) and viewers alternative (for “Under the Bridge”). In 1999, it received for greatest artist web site.
The band swept three extra VMAs in 2000 — greatest artwork course in a video and greatest course in a video (each for “Californication”), plus the Video Vanguard Award.
The band’s final Moon Person was in 2006 was for “Dani California,” which received greatest artwork course in a video.
MTV hasn’t introduced who’s presenting the band with its Global Icon Award, nevertheless it’s price noting that Chris Rock inducted them into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and in addition offered them with the Video Vanguard Award. (Rock was joined by fellow producer-writer-actor Lance Couther in presenting the latter award.)
Nicki Minaj is receiving this 12 months’s different main honorary VMA award — the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.
Yesterday, it was introduced that Minaj, LL Cool J and Jack Harlow are set to “anchor” this 12 months’s VMAs. Artists set to carry out on the present are Lizzo, BLACKPINK, Måneskin, Anitta, J Balvin, Marshmello x Khalid, Panic! At The Disco and Kane Brown.
Fans can vote for his or her favorites throughout 22 gender-neutral classes by visiting vote.mtv.com by Friday, Aug. 19. Voting for greatest new artist stays energetic into present. Here’s the total checklist of nominations.
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A model of this story first appeared on billboard.com.