Olivia Rodrigo's performance at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards on September 12th in Newark, New Jersey, caused a stir when the award show stage appeared to malfunction during her rendition of Vampire Know more news updates from factswow.com.
Escorted her from the stage
As she delivered the powerful lyrics, the show's pyrotechnics sparked as if exploding, causing Olivia to look around frantically. A red curtain fell from the ceiling, and a stage worker quickly ushered her offstage.
Notably, stars in the crowd, including Selena Gomez, expressed concern for the singer. However, the issues during the performance appeared to be planned as part of the show, replicating her "Vampire" music video released in June. This was a clever artistic decision that added to the overall impact of the performance.
Experience operational issues
In the music video, Olivia similarly began singing in a forested backdrop before the camera panned out to reveal that she was actually on stage at the "19th Annual Awards." The equipment then started to malfunction, with sparks raining down from the stage lights, and she began to bleed after getting hit by a spotlight.
Conveyed her immense pleasure
Olivia recently unveiled the music video for her revenge-themed track "Get Him Back!" before the show. The video showcases multiple clones of the artist, causing chaos in her residence and vehicles.
Following the album's release on September 8th, Olivia expressed on Instagram that creating this album was enjoyable and nerve-wracking, yet ultimately satisfying. She further expressed her delight in sharing it with her audience.
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A roster of distinguished artists
Taylor Swift entered the show with a remarkable 11 nominations, surpassing all other singers, with the majority of them acknowledging her single "Anti-Hero" from the album "Midnights," which delves into her intrusive thoughts and insecurities. SZA followed closely behind with eight nominations for her chart-topping hits "Kill Bill" and "Shirt" from her 2022 album SOS.
The 2023 MTV VMAs will feature a lineup of renowned performers, including Nicki Minaj, who will return as the emcee for the ceremony. The stage will also be graced by Kelsea Ballerini, Demi Lovato, Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion, Doja Cat, Karol G, and many more.