The MTV Video Music Awards 2023, held on September 12 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, featured a star-studded lineup of performers, including K-pop sensation TOMORROW X TOGETHER and Brazilian pop star Anitta. The two artists teamed up to debut their new collaboration, “Back for More”, a catchy and upbeat song that showcases their diverse musical styles and talents.
A Global Collaboration
“Back for More” is the first collaboration between TOMORROW X TOGETHER and Anitta, who met through social media and decided to work together on a song that would appeal to their fans across the world. The song is part of TOMORROW X TOGETHER’s upcoming third studio album, The Name Chapter: FREEFALL, which will be released on October 13. The song will also be featured on Anitta’s next project, which is expected to drop later this year.
The song is a fusion of pop, R&B, funk and hip-hop, with lyrics in English, Korean and Portuguese. The song expresses the desire to keep the party going and have fun with someone special. The chorus goes: “We don’t need no sleep tonight / We just wanna dance all night / We don’t wanna say goodbye / We just wanna go back for more”.
A Stunning Performance
TOMORROW X TOGETHER and Anitta delivered a stunning performance of “Back for More” at the MTV VMAs 2023, with slick choreography, colorful outfits and dazzling visuals. The performance started with TOMORROW X TOGETHER’s members Soobin, Yeonjun, Beomgyu, Taehyun and Hueningkai taking the stage and singing the first verse and chorus of the song. Then, Anitta joined them and sang her verse in Portuguese, followed by a rap by Yeonjun in Korean. The performance ended with a dance break and a final chorus, with the crowd cheering and singing along.
The performance was praised by fans and critics alike, who applauded the chemistry and charisma of the two acts. Many also commented on how well they blended their languages and genres, creating a unique and catchy song that transcends borders and cultures.
A Successful Night
TOMORROW X TOGETHER and Anitta had a successful night at the MTV VMAs 2023, as they both won awards for their music. TOMORROW X TOGETHER won Best K-pop for their song “Sugar Rush Ride”, beating out other nominees such as Stray Kids, BLACKPINK, BTS, TWICE and ENHYPEN. Anitta won Best Latin for her song “Funk Rave”, which features Cardi B and Myke Towers. She also performed a medley of her songs “Used to Be”, “Funk Rave” and “Grip” at the show.
Both artists thanked their fans, their teams and each other for their support and recognition. They also expressed their excitement for their new collaboration and their upcoming projects. They promised to keep working hard and delivering more amazing music to their fans.