Watch Machine Gun Kelly Perform With Travis Barker At The MTV VMAs
Despite MTV having to adapt this year’s VMAs to adhere to coronavirus restrictions, it didn’t stop the awards show from boasting an absolutely brilliant live performance by winner Machine Gun Kelly.
The musician – real name Colson Baker – teamed up with a couple of his recent collaborators for a VMAs pre-show set, performing on a sunny rooftop with blackbear for my ex’s best friend, and blink-182 legend Travis Barker for a nighttime rendition of the pair’s infectious single Bloody Valentine.
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Speaking of which, MGK also won the MTV VMA for Best Alternative on the night, beating Lana Del Rey’s Doin’ Time, The 1975’s If You’re Too Shy (Let Me Know), FINNEAS’ Let’s Fall In Love For The Night, twenty one pilots’ Level Of Concern and All Time Low’s Some Kind Of Disaster.
Unfortunately, the MTV VMAs Best Rock category wasn’t quite as successful in terms of Kerrang!-backed artists, with Coldplay winning out against blink-182, Evanescence, Fall Out Boy, Green Day and The Killers…
Anyway, check out Machine Gun Kelly’s awesome performance below:
And watch his heartwarming and ridiculously giddy acceptance speech:
Want more @machinegunkelly (and that amazing pink suit)? 💝We've got the full extended version 📹of his #VMA acceptan… https://t.co/IE5aF52gCP— Video Music Awards (@vmas) Sun Aug 30 23:02:58 +0000 2020
can’t lie...i shed ONE TEAR (or two maybe) after winning this 5 albums later, we got our first VMA this journey’s… https://t.co/1kWjTiFEcR— Blonde Don (@machinegunkelly) Mon Aug 31 01:02:33 +0000 2020
warped tour graduates https://t.co/0rmpAKoANL— Blonde Don (@machinegunkelly) Mon Aug 31 21:19:49 +0000 2020
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