The 2022 VMAs Video Vanguard Award was given to Nicki Minaj for her song "Super Freaky Girl."

The show's co-hosts were LL Cool J and Jack Harlow in addition to Minaj.

LL Cool J With his own "First Class" and a surprise entrance

The top three nominees at the 2022 VMAs were Doja Cat

Minaj - who put on a show-stopping booty shake to  killer mix of hip-hop classics

Red Hot Chili Peppers paid tribute to late drummer Taylor Hawkins during their performance

Khalid sung their most recent collaboration, "Numb," with Marshmello on guitar