Taylor Swift, Shawn Mendes, Jonas Brothers & More Step Out for the 2019 MTV VMAs – Red Carpet Arrivals

The stars are arriving!

Today’s most popular and controversial musicians are heating up the red carpet at the 2019 MTV VMAs

Taking place at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ tonight (August 26) the official kick-off event for the VMAs has a star-studded lineup of nominees, performers and presenters who are talking to the press and posing for photos before the big show.

The pre-show will feature hosts Terrence J, and Nessa, along with special correspondent Zara Larsson, who will speak to nominees and performers as they make their way into the venue.  Ava Max, CNCO and Megan Thee Stallion are slated to perform at the pre-show, and the winner of the “2019 Push Artist of the Year” award will be presented by 2018 winner Hayley Kiyoko.

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The 2019 MTV VMAs will feature epic performances from Taylor Swift, Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, Jonas Brothers, A$AP Ferg, Big Sean, H.E.R., Normani, and Ozuna, as well as Bad Bunny, J Balvin, Lil Nas X, Lizzo, Rosalia, and Video Vanguard Recipient Missy Elliott with appearances from Alex Morgan, Ali Krieger & Ashlyn Harris (US Women’s National Soccer Team), Bebe Rexha, Billy Ray Cyrus, French Montana, Hailee Steinfeld, Ice-T, John Travolta, Jonathan Van Ness (Queer Eye), Keke Palmer, Lenny Kravitz, Lindsey Vonn (Olympic Athlete and Entrepreneur), Megan Thee Stallion, P.K. Subban (New Jersey Devils), Rick Ross, Salt-N-PepaVictor Cruz and the cast of The Sopranoswho will be hitting the stage tonight to present the famous belt buckle to each winner.

Hosted by Sebastian Maniscalcothe 2019 MTV VMAs air TONIGHT, August 26th @ 8PM ET/PT on MTV

Click through the gallery to see all of the red carpet arrivals from the 2019 MTV VMAs…

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.