Sean “Diddy” Combs will be honored with the Global Icon Award at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards. This prestigious award recognizes his remarkable global success in music and beyond. In addition to receiving this honor, Diddy will also be performing live at the awards show. The VMAs have a rich history that dates back to 1984 when the first awards ceremony took place. Over the years, the VMAs have evolved into a global phenomenon, showcasing not only the best music videos but also live performances that push the boundaries of creativity and artistry. This will be his first performance on the VMAs stage since 2005. Alongside his performance and recognition, Diddy is also nominated in four other categories at the VMAs, including Best Hip-Hop and Best Collaboration.
Diddy, also known as Sean Combs or Puff Daddy, has had an illustrious career in the music industry spanning over three decades. As a producer, rapper, and entrepreneur, Diddy has achieved unprecedented success and has been instrumental in shaping the landscape of hip-hop and R&B. He founded Bad Boy Records in 1993, which went on to become one of the most influential and successful record labels of all time. Diddy’s keen ear for talent and innovative approach to music production have launched the careers of numerous artists, including The Notorious B.I.G., Mary J. Blige, and Faith Evans.
The VMAs will feature performances from other notable artists such as Lil Wayne, Shakira, and Demi Lovato. The show is scheduled to air on September 12 at 8 p.m. EST on MTV