Enthusiasm

And the award for most enthusiastic guest at the VMAs goes to Taylor Swift

So be it knows that before being a music superstar, a new VMAs record holder or a surprise album dropper, Taylor Swift is first and foremost an ultimate fan.

In the spirit of legends supporting legends, the singer appeared to be having a blast at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night, channeling her inner beard during Nicki Minaj’s performance, dancing with Lizzo and fangirling about the girl group. K-pop Blackpink.

Throughout the night, the camera was practically drawn to Swift, who won several trophies, including the coveted Video of the Year award. But the pop star didn’t seem to mind the attention in the least, as she was seen sipping champagne, singing along with nearly every performance and dancing in her seat.

You know, generally living your best life at the awards show and encouraging everyone to match their energy.

When Lizzo took the stage at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, early in the evening to perform her hits “About Damn Time” and “2 Be Loved (Am I Ready)”, Swift couldn’t help herself. prevent it from launching.

Swift was then seen singing and dancing during Blackpink’s performance of “Pink Venom” at the ceremony, noting in particular the track’s lyrics “look what you made us do.”

The singer apparently considers herself a fan, as she shared a TikTok ahead of the show of her red carpet transformation to the sound of the band’s catchy new single.

And when it was Minaj’s turn to take the stage to perform a career-spanning medley of her greatest hits, no one was more excited than Swift, who rapped perfectly on “Super Bass.”

She was also seen jumping up and down as Minaj performed her new No. 1 single, “Super Freak,” in video captured by a fan on the show.

After the performance, Swift encouraged the crowd to give Minaj a standing ovation, waving her fellow attendees out of their seats.

In addition to returning to the stage, the hip-hop superstar was honored with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the ceremony.

In her acceptance speech later that evening, Minaj sent the love back to Swift, who she said “played a huge part in the success of ‘Super Bass’.”

At the time, the “Folklore” singer repeatedly said how much she loved the song, which Minaj says helped the single from her debut studio album to rise up the charts.

The two artists then embraced on stage after Minaj excitedly announced that Swift had won the night’s top prize for her short film “All Too Well.”