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Taylor Swift, Shawn Mendes, and more take over MTV VMAs 2019 red carpet

Taylor Swift arrives at the MTV VMAs 2019 (Picture: Christopher Polk/Variety/REX)

Taylor Swift, the Jonas Brothers, and more were among the celebrities hitting the MTV VMAs 2019 red carpet ahead of the ceremony.

The 36th annual bash is taking place at the Prudential Center in Newark, US, this year, hosted by actor and stand-up comedian Sebastian Maniscalco.

Among the early arrivals on the red carpet was Taylor Swift, who is set to perform following the release of her seventh album Lover.

The Jonas Brothers were also out in full force, with Joe joined by wife Sophie Turner.

Taylor Swift arrived following the release of album Lover last week (Picture: Andrew H. Walker/REX)
Shawn Mendes turned up without Camila Cabello (Picture: Erik Pendzich/REX)

Shawn Mendes also turned up solo separately from girlfriend Camila Cabello, despite the pair scheduled to perform together for the bash.

The 2019 MTV VMAs are hosted by stand-up comedian and actor Sebastian Maniscalco, with Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande earning the most nominations with ten each.

Performers on the night include Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Big Sean, Fetty Wap, H.E.R, J Balvin, the Jonas Brothers, Lil Nas X, Lizzo, Megan Thee Stallion, Normani, Queen Latifah, Wyclef, and Rosalia.

As well as Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello performing together, Missy Elliott is set to bag the Video Vanguard Award – with past winners performing a medley of their greatest hits.

You can check out more pictures from the red carpet below.

Lizzo was red like a siren (Picture: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
DJ Khaled is also nominated (Picture: Andrew H. Walker/REX)
Ava Max turned up in a striking outfit (Picture: Anthony Behar/Sipa USA)
YouTuber Tana Mongeau channeled Britney Spears (Picture: Andrew H. Walker/REX)
Joey Essex has arrived, for some reason (Picture: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for MTV)

You can watch the MTV VMAs 2019 on MTV in the UK on Tuesday 27 August at 8pm.

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