.Brooklyn, NY, USA
Olympic gold-medallist Simone Biles at the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs). (Photo credit: AP)

  • This is the second time Simone Biles attended the Video Music Awards
  • I’m more nervous than when I’m competing. I’m out of my element, she said at the function
  • In one of her earlier statements, Simone said that she is committed to breaking down beauty standards

.New York, NY, USA
Olivia Rodrigo released her debut single, "Driver’s License" in January 2021. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@

  • Olivia Rodrigo is an American singer, songwriter and actor
  • She is known for her role as Paige Olvera on the Disney Channel series 'Bizaardvark'
  • She won the the Best New Artist of the Year Award at the MTV VMAs 2021

.New York, NY, USA
(Photo credit: Twitter/MTV)

  • Rapper Doja Cat wore a stunning white Mônot dress with Jimmy Choo shoes
  • Olivia Rodrigo's debut attire was a pink frilled Versace dress 
  • Chloe Bailey had no mercy as she appeared in a silver Marni frock dress

.New York, NY, USA
BTS is a K-Pop band from South Korea. (Photo Credit: Twitter/BTS)

  • This is the group's second award of the night
  • BTS also won 'Group of the Year' award
  • Butter broke the record for the fastest music video to reach 10 million views on YouTube - in 13 minutes

.New York, NY, USA
Jacques Bermon Webster II, known professionally as Travis Sott, is an American rapper born in Houston Texas. (Photo Credit: Instagram/travisscott)

  • Scott beat the likes of Cardi B ft Megan Thee Stallion's 'Wap' and Drake ft Lil Durk's 'Laugh Now Cry Later' to the award
  • Travis Scott has been in the limelight recently, featuring in both Kanye and Drake's recent albums
  • Justin Bieber won Artist of the Year and Best Pop Award for hsi song 'Peaches'

.Brooklyn, NY, USA
Normani is all set to perform at the 2021 MTV VMAs. (Photo credit: Twitter/@Normani)

  • Normani will make her return to the VMAs with a performance at  the Brooklyn’s Barclays Center
  • Other performers include Camila Cabello, Machine Gun Kelly, Jack Harlow, Shawn Mendes and more
  • The MTV VMAs will happen on September 12

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Megan Thee Stallion got six nominations in the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards. (Photo credit: Instagram/theestallion)

  • The 2021 edition of the MTV VMAs will be on air from 8 PM ET/PT, September 12
  • The event will primarily air on MTV but also have a simultabeous broadcast on CMT, Comedy Central, VH1 and other channels
  • For people without access to cable, they can catch a live stream to the VMAs on Paramount+

.New York, NY, USA
The MTV VMAs will be held in-person at the Barclays Center in New York. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Justinbieber)

  • Justin Bieber leads this year’s show with 7 nominations, including video of the year for “POPSTAR”
  • He last took the VMAs stage in 2015 when he performed “What Do You Mean?”
  • Other scheduled performances include Lil Nas X, Camila Cabello, Chloe, Kacey Musgraves, Shawn Mendes and others

Megan Thee Stallion got six nominations in the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards. (Photo credit: Instagram/theestallion)

  • Popstar Justin Bieber received seven nominations
  • Three artists received nominations for the first time
  • Justin Beiber, Megan Thee Stallion, Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift will battle for artist of the year

Justin Bieber's song 'Popstar' has been nominated in the video of the year category. (Photo credit: Instagram/Justinbieber)

  • Justin Bieber has received seven nods at the 2021 Video Music Awards
  • Megan Thee Stallion received most the nominations for her hit song 'WAP'
  • Billie Eilish, BTS, Doja Cat, Drake, Giveon, Lil Nas X and Rodrigo each have five nominations