Maneskin Rocks Lil Kim-Inspired VMAs Look, Talks History-Making Win

Maneskin is making VMAs historic previous! The rock group made their method into the MTV Video Music Awards historic previous books when it turned the first Italian group to earn nominations and its first Moonman win for Best Alternative Video for the tune, “I Wanna Be Your Slave.”

The foursome, who’re moreover up for Best New Artist and Group of the Year, celebrated their large evening time with ET’s Rachel Smith on the VMAs pink carpet in New Jersey. They may even take the stage to hold out “Supermodel.” 

Maneskin’s Damiano David often called their first VMA win “fantastic.” “It’s actually fantastic,” he continued. “We didn’t rely on to [win]. There’s quite a few good, good artists proper right here so it’s an honor for us in actual fact.”

They moreover expressed gratitude for being the first Italian group to be acknowledged on the VMAs. 

“We’re so proud and grateful,” talked about groupmate Victoria De Angelis, who rocked a revealing, sparkly Lil Kim-inspired VMA outfit from Gucci. “When we as soon as we acquired to know we have now been nominated, we’re so fully happy and couldn’t contemplate it! So now we’re merely attempting forward to hold out.”

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De Angelis laughed when her chest-baring outfit was compared with Lil Kim’s iconic 1999 VMAs look. “I took that as a reward!” she talked about.

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The group all took “glam rock” to a unique stage with their high-fashion Gucci outfit. David wore a Gucci Cosmogonie black crewneck crystal embroidered silk nylon tulle cape with fringe component, along with black satin pants and black leather-based boots. De Angelis’ show-stopping look is Gucci Cosmogonie’s black strass embroidered, one-shoulder fluid viscose jersey prime with choker component and black culottes.

Thomas Raggi wore Exquisite Gucci black and silver sequin embroidered G checkerboard go nicely with with a black lace bodysuit and black leather-based boots with interlocking chain component. Ethan Torchio wore a personalized Gucci black tulle bustier with black gabardine pants, black outsized belt with silver studs and outsized buckle component, black leather-based gloves with silver studs and black patent leather-based boots.

Following the VMAs, Maneskin will most likely be gearing up for the U.S. leg of their world tour, which kicks off this fall.

“We couldn’t wait to get to play proper right here inside the U.S. and the complete world, it’s fantastic,” David talked about. “It’s an incredible yr for us. We’re so fully happy.”

The MTV Video Music Awards air Sunday at 8 p.m. ET/PT on MTV.

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