September 21, 2023

Sean ” Diddy” Combs will be awarded the Global Icon Award at the 2023 VMA’s. Get the details here.

Sean “Diddy” Combs, the legendary hip-hop mogul and pioneer, is set to receive the prestigious Global Icon Award. And perform at the 2023 “VMAs,” airing LIVE from New Jersey’s Prudential Center on Tuesday, September 12th at 8 PM ET/PT. The 2023 “VMAs” will air on 13th September on MTV UK with the pre-show at 9 pm. Followed by the main show at 10:30 pm and on Paramount+ UK on 19th September


Diddy will receive the Global Icon Award for his unparalleled career. And the continued influence that has achieved unrivalled global success in music and beyond. Combs, whose worldwide impact has lasted for more than three decades including two #1 albums on the Billboard 200. And five #1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 will also make a highly-anticipated return to the iconic MTV stage. This marks his first performance at the “VMAs” since 2005.

In addition to receiving the Global Icon Award, Diddy is also nominated for 4 other awards this year. For his work on “Creepin” (Remix) and “Gotta Move On.” His nominations include 2 for “Best Collaboration.” As well as “Best Rap” and “Best R&B.”
The Global Icon Award, originally from MTV’s Europe Music Awards (EMAs), celebrates an artist or band whose unparalleled career and continued influence have achieved a unique level of global success in music and beyond. Diddy also hosted the MTV Europe Music Award 2002 at the Palazzo Sant Jordi, Barcelona, Spain.



Diddy has a storied history with the “VMAs.” With memorable moments dating back to his debut performance of “Mo Money Mo Problems” in 1997.
He returned to the stage in 2002 to perform a medley of “Bad Boy For Life,” “Pass the Courvoisier (Part 2)” and “I Need A Girl (Parts 1 & 2).”

In 2005, Diddy hosted the “VMAs” from Miami, leading an orchestra into a performance featuring Snoop Dogg on stage and video performance from the late Notorious B.I.G.

In his first year as a nominee, Diddy won a Moonman for “Best R&B Video” (1997) and later won the “Viewer’s Choice” award (1998).


Diddy recently announced his highly anticipated R&B masterpiece “The Love Album: Off the Grid” dropping on Diddy Day, September 15th, 2023. Under his LOVE RECORDS imprint, the new album signifies Diddy’s triumphant return since his critically acclaimed solo album “Last Train to Paris” in 2010. It’s not just a return to music, but an evolution and renaissance of his love for the art of storytelling.

The latest album showcases Diddy’s evolution as both an artist and producer, poised to redefine the boundaries of R&B. This new body of work pushes the genre into new territories while highlighting Diddy’s unparalleled talent for curating exceptional musical experiences. With an extraordinary array of collaborators, united by Diddy, the album is set to captivate audiences worldwide.

As a cultural icon, innovator, and mogul, Diddy’s influence on the music industry is unrivaled. With a historic catalogue of hit records and a track record of shaping the sounds of superstars, he returns to his R&B roots as an Executive Producer and Curator of The Love Album: Off the Grid.”

Catch the 2023 VMA’s Live on September 12th or on MTV UK on September 13th.

Source: MTV





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