Megan Thee Stallion Arrives at the 2023 VMAs Wearing Sleek See-Through Gown and Layers of Bling

The nominee is set to take the stage with Cardi B to perform their new song "Bongos"

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Hot girl summer isn’t over just yet.

Megan Thee Stallion sizzled at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards in an elegant, yet totally sexy red carpet look consisting of a custom see-through Brandon Blackwood gown with black underwear.

The luxuriousness didn't stop there. The “Hot Girl Summer” rapper, 28, also wore a dazzling choker, bracelets and stud earrings.

As for beauty, she landed on smokey eye makeup, wavy "wet" hair and an inches-long French manicure designed with marbled dark green tips.

Megan Thee Stallion has never been afraid to make a fashion statement on an award show carpet.

In the past, she has opted to show some skin with a thigh-high slit. (See: her Grammys red carpet looks, including an orange Dolce & Gabbana gown in 2021 and a one-shoulder animal-print dress in 2022.)

From A-line skirts to slinky bodycon dresses, the “Body” rapper does not stick to one silhouette, either. At the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in March, she wore a mermaid dress that became one of her most memorable looks to date.

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After strutting the red carpet, Meg will take the VMAs stage with friend and collaborator Cardi B.

The Grammy-winning artists are set to perform their new song “Bongos,” which was released on Sept. 8, live for the very first time.

It will be their first joint performance since the 2021 Grammy Awards, where the duo rapped their first collaboration “WAP,” which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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At the 2021 VMAs. Megan and Cardi, 30, received five nominations for the hit track, including song of the summer, song of the year, best collaboration and best hip-hop, as well as the highly coveted video of the year award.

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This year, Megan is up for three awards — best direction, best choreography and best art direction — all for her song “Her.”

The “Bongos” collaborators will share the VMAs stage with musicians including Demi Lovato, Doja Cat, Karol G, Kelsea Ballerini, Lil Wayne, Måneskin, Olivia Rodrigo, Anitta, Stray Kids and host Nicki Minaj, all of whom are set to perform.

Sean “Diddy” Combs and Shakira, who will receive the global icon award and video vanguard award, respectively, will also perform.

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If the duo’s VMAs performance is anything like their music video for “Bongos”, it will be colorful and summery.

In the video, which is set at the beach and an extravagant pool, Cardi and Megan don a series of flashy outfits — including matching red swimsuits at the end — to rap to the raunchy track.

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The 2023 MTV VMAs are airing live from The Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

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