Fergie brings on a serious bout of nostalgia as she performs Glamorous at the VMAs

What a way to open the show! (Photo: Getty)

Music superstar Fergie kicked off the 2022 MTV VMAs in style with a surprise performance of her hit song Glamorous.

The American singer first released the banger in 2006 as a single from her debut studio album The Dutchess, with the track featuring American rapper Ludacris.

All these years later and it remains a timeless pop tune, so fans were more than excited to see Jack Harlow perform it.

Wearing a sparkling silver top emblazoned with ‘first class’ in red letters, she sang with the hip-hop star as other music legends including Taylor Swift looked on from the audience.

Jack introduced the show, entering from an airplane-inspired set with a number of famous “passengers” including Avril Lavigne, Lil Nas X and Jimmy Fallon.

The pair’s surprise performance was immediately followed by Lizzo performing a rendition of 2 Be Loved (Am I Ready).

NEWARK, NJ - AUGUST 28: Jack Harlow and Fergie perform onstage at the 2022 MTV VMAs at Prudential Center on August 28, 2022 in Newark, NJ.  (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for MTV/Paramount Global)
Jack Harlow’s song First Class samples the tune from the zeroes (Image: Getty)

The singer took us back to 2006 (Image: Invision)

It was a big night for Jack in terms of awards as well, as the first award of the night, Best Collaboration, went to him and Lil Nas X for their hit Industry Baby.

“Wow, I’ve got her up half-naked, but I want to say something,” he said as he accepted the award.

NEWARK, NJ - AUGUST 28: (L-R) Jack Harlow and Fergie at the 2022 MTV VMA Awards at the Prudential Center on August 28, 2022 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Johnny Nunez/Getty Images for MTV/Paramount Global)
Fergie joined Jack in the audience before he picked up a host of awards (Image: Getty)

“I really appreciate you MTV, I worked really hard last year. Thank you for all the love and I hope to (come) back here and have something better to say.

Jack was also nominated for eight other awards, while Lil Nas X was nominated for seven.

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Industry Baby won two more gongs, including best art direction and best visual effects.

Jack was also a winner in his own right as First Class scooped the Song of the Summer trophy thanks to its viral success on TikTok.

Other big winners on the night included Taylor Swift for her short film All Too Well (Taylor’s Version) and Harry Styles, who became the only Brit to win an award for his third solo album, Harry’s House.

Elsewhere, Johnny Depp made a surprise return and joked that he “needs work” as his face was projected onto the head of a moon man, while Nicki Minaj later performed a medley of some of her greatest hits.

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