The biggest moments from the 2022 MTV VMAs

Lizzo inspired, Taylor Swift broke records, and Nicki Minaj reigned.

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 28: Lizzo attends the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center o...
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Snoop Dogg and Eminem may have delivered most of their performance of “From the D to the LBC” via NFTs in the dreaded metaverse, but it was still a treat to see the two beloved rappers on the same stage — especially with a super-sized blunt.

Nicki Minaj took home the Video Vanguard Award, which honors her contributions to the pop culture landscape. In turn, the Queen of Rap performed a medley of her hits including “Super Bass,” “Monster,” and “Moment 4 Life” in a Barbie-turned-stripper-themed wonderland.