The MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) opened with Ariana Grande singing her hit Break Free and afresh was followed by Nicki Minaj singing Anaconda and afresh concluded with Blast Bang, performed by Jessie J, Grande and Minaj. The aperture was a far cry from aftermost years VMAs aperture which included Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke in the abominable twerking performance.
Ariana Grande was apparent on the red carpeting cutting atramentous covering knee-high boots and a mini atramentous covering dress with cut outs. The 24-year-old looked adult as always, beard pulled aback into her signature style.
Grande started advancing out of a amplitude address like accoutrement sparkling from arch to toe. The adolescent accompanist had her knee-high boots on again, this time brindled with bright stones with a analogous anatomy suit. The Problem accompanist belted out a few verses to accomplishment and afresh was followed by Nicki Minaj singing her new single, Anaconda.
Minaj came out in a blooming two piece, amidst by boscage backdrop and snake-like dancers. During rehearsals for the VMA performance, one of Minaj’s ballerina was apathetic by a boa constrictor that was to be acclimated in the act. Needless to say, instead of replacing the snake with another, which was affected would be the case, Minaj autonomous for no absolute snake at all. Instead accepting the aback up dancers acquire snake arrangement on their bald skin. Minaj looked like she was adequate her achievement and acceptable the spotlight.
After that, Jessie J began singing Blast Bang, anon to be abutting on the VMA date by Grande, who had bound afflicted into a atramentous and white anatomy clothing with, again, atramentous knee-high boots. Jessie J and Grande’s articulation were solid and the two agitated the date to perfection. Enter Nicki Minaj.
When Minaj came on for her allotment in the song, it looked like the Anaconda accompanist did not acquire abundant time for a apparel change as Grande had. Minaj came on date in a atramentous mini dress with a aperture in the advanced and Minaj had to accumulate the top of the dress bankrupt bound for the absolute performance. Minaj looked a little out-of-place with Grande and Jessie J and seemed to be added anxious about the apparel malfunction than annihilation else.
Grande had went on to win an accolade for Problem at the VMAs which additionally appearance Iggy Azalea. Oddly, alone Grande back onstage to acquire the award, about the Break Free accompanist did acknowledge Azalea for actuality on the song with her. Azalea did not attending admiring at all back Grande accustomed the accolade back a camera bent a glimpse of the Australian rappers facial expression.
The VMAs opened up with a blast with Grande and the appearance aloof went acclivous from there. With added smashing performances by Iggy Azalea and Rita Ora and, of course, the afterpiece by Beyonce. Grande put on a aces appearance and alike outshined Minaj, who seemed to be added into herself than the absolute performance. Jessie J and Grande showed off their pipes to attention about and thanks to them, the three star-studded VMAs aperture was a abundant way to get the admirers in the affection for the evening.
By Derik L. Bradshaw
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