- Title: Celebrities arrive for the 2019 MTV VMAs
- Date: 27th August 2019
- Summary: ***WARNING: CONTAINS FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY*** SINGER H.E.R. (SOUNDBITE) (English) SINGER H.E.R. SAYING: "It's nothing like I expected but it's so much more than what I expected. So, you know, to be performing to be nominated it's like wow, it's so much to take in." VIDEO FOR GOOD NOMINEES JAMIE N COMMONS, SKYLAR GREY AND GALLANT FOR "RUNAWAY TRAIN" (SOUNDBITE) (English) SINGER SONGWRITER SKYLAR GREY SAYING: "I'm so honored to be a part of this project. Our video has already brought home one missing kid and hopefully we'll find some more. And the fact that the VMAs has recognized the video is going to help bring more eyes to the video. And the more it gets shared the more chance we have of finding more kids" KEKE PALMER ACTOR JESSE TYLER FERGUSON TV PERSONALITY NICOLE SNOOKI POLIZZI LIL KIM RAPPER QUEEN LATIFAH RAPPER ICE-T RAPPER WYCLEF JEAN JEAN SPEAKING TO REPORTER (SOUNDBITE) (English) RAPPER WYCLEF JEAN SAYING: "I mean this is our city. We've been fighting for this since we've been little. I'm very excited when I see Queen Latifah I understand she put the Fugees on their first tour. I see Naughty, Fetty Wap new energy, Redman, one of the freestyle killers, so for sure." NAUGHTY BY NATURE NAUGHTY BY NATURE SPEAKING TO REPORTER (SOUNDBITE) (English) NAUGHTY BY NATURE MEMBER TREACH SAYING: "It's going to be spectacular man. We've been waiting for this - to have our stuff in Jersey and perform with all Jersey, man. This is a classic moment for us." RAPPER PEPA (SANDRA DENTON) OF SALT N PEPA SINGER ROSALIA J BALVIN BAD BUNNY (SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) RAPPER BAD BUNNY SAYING: "Happy to be able to represent the Latin people and the people that speak Spanish like me and I'm happy to be here." TAINY TAINY SPEAKING TO REPORTER (SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) ARTIST TAINY SAYING: "For me it's truly an incredible feeling. My friends and I grew up watching the VMAs being here is a great accomplishment not just for me but all the Latin people that come after us. And I hope this will be an inspiration for many others." BOY BAND CNCO MODEL ADRIANA LIMA MODEL HEDI KLUM SINGER LETOYA LUCKETT SINGER MONICA LANCE BASS LINDSEY VONN WITH FIANCÃ‰ P.K. SUBBAN SINGER BEBE REXHA LENNY KRAVITZ INFLUENCE NIKITA DRAGUN BEAUTY BLOGGER JAMES CHARLES FANS WATCHING RED CARPET MOONMAN ON RED CARPET VARIOUS WIDES OF RED CARPET
- Embargoed: 10th September 2019 04:34
- Keywords: music videos mtv red carpet cardi b vma arrivals missy elliot new jersey shawn mendes
- Location: NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES
- City: NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES
- Country: USA
- Topics: Arts / Culture / Entertainment,Music
- Reuters ID: LVA003ATZT1L9
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- Story Text: It was ladies night on the MTV VMA red carpet with Taylor Swift leading the pack in a colorful tuxedo jacket on Monday (August 26) in Newark, New Jersey.
Summer favorites Lizzo and Megan Thee Stallion, who performed during the pre-show also sent fans wild with their arrivals.
New Jersey natives Queen Latifah, Wyclef Jean and Naughty By Nature were thrilled the show was being held in their hometown.
"It's going to be spectacular man. We've been waiting for this - to have our stuff in Jersey and perform with all Jersey, man. This is a classic moment for us," said Treach of Naughty By Nature.
Other notable names making a splash on the carpet were sisters Bella and Gigi Hadid, nominee and performer H.E.R. and Latin star Bad Bunny.
(Production: Hussein Al Waalie and Alicia Powell)
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