Rain, shine or pandemic, the MTV VMAs are nearly here.
2020 MTV Video Music Awards Live Like almost all awards indicates in the age of the coronavirus, MTV’s annual song video party is making changes in 2020, however nonetheless plans to pack the night time full of movie star appearances and performances from foremost artists. Another most important shakeup is shifting the exhibit from Brooklyn’s Barclays Center to a variety of out of doors performances round NYC with “limited or no audience,” in accordance to a announcement from the venue’s spokespeople to ET beforehand this month. 2020 MTV Video Music Awards Live
Read on for all the small print you want on how to watch the 2020 MTV VMAs, as properly as the demonstrated listing of performers, host, when the exhibit starts, nominees and more.
When are the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards? Sunday, Aug. 30 at 8/7c on MTV.
How to watch the VMAs: The exhibit will air on MTV and be livestreamed on MTV.com or the network’s app, as properly as for the first time, simulcast accross multible ViacomCBS networks, which include BET, BET Her, CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV2, Nick at Nite, Paramount Network, Pop, TV Land, VH1 and The CW.
For non-cable subscribers, MTV is reachable on a wide variety of stay TV streaming services, along with Philo, fuboTV, AT&T TV Now, YouTube TV and Sling TV with the Entertainment package.
How do I observe along? Follow alongside in the course of the VMAs with @etnow on Twitter and @entertainmenttonight on Instagram. Then, take a look at out ETonline.com, ET Live and Entertainment Tonight after the exhibit for greater insurance of the largest moments and all the winners.
Who’s hosting? Hustlers celebrity Keke Palmer is at the helm of the 2020 MTV VMAs, making records as the first female of colour to host the exhibit solo.
“I’m so excited,” Palmer solely shared with ET this week, teasing what to count on for the show. “You’re gonna see me, I think, a lot for the duration of the show, so I’m very excited to have exciting … you are gonna get all Keke. All what you see of Keke on IG, you are gonna be getting that for the duration of the show.”
Who’s performing? The VMA stage will be as star-studded as ever. Lady Gaga is set to function “Rain On Me” with Ariana Grande in the course of the 2020 VMAs, alongside with BTS, The Weeknd, Maluma and Roddy Ricch. Also performing is Miley Cyrus, Doja Cat, J Balvin and CNCO.
Who’s performing the VMA pre-show?Chloe x Halle will be playing, alongside with a lineup that consists of Machine Gun Kelly providing Travis Barker and blackbear. Jack Harlow, Lewis Capaldi and Tate McRae spherical out the listing of performers. Nessa Diab and Jamila Mustafa are set to host the pre-show.
Who’s nominated? Ariana Grande and Gaga notched 9 nominations every this year, along with a joint nod for Video of the Year for “Rain on Me.” The pair are accompanied by using Billie Eilish and The Weeknd (six nominations) and Taylor Swift (five).
On Monday, MTV printed the pinnacle three finalists for the PUSH Best New Artist to be Doja Cat, Lewis Capaldi and YUNGBLUD.
Check out the full listing of nominees here.
Who’s presenting? This year’s presenters encompass Anthony Ramos, Bebe Rexha, Bella Hadid, Drew Barrymore, Jaden Smith, Joey King, Kelly Clarkson, Machine Gun Kelly, Madison Beer, Nicole Richie, Sofia Carson, and Travis Barker.
How to vote: Fans can vote across 15 gender-neutral classes at vma.mtv.com till Aug. 23. The Best New Artist class can be voted on persevering with into the exhibit on Aug 30, or with the aid of direct messaging @VMAs on Twitter till Aug. 28. For the social categories, followers can test out the MTV VMA’s Instagram Stories to vote.
What else do I want to know? Two new well timed classes have been introduced this 12 months — Best Music Video From Home and Best Quarantine Performance. Additionally, after greater than 20 years, the Best Alternative class is returning to the show.
MTV has additionally introduced that this year’s exhibit will honor “Everyday Heroes: Frontline Medical Workers,” which will have a good time performances by way of COVID-19 first responders.
Watch the video under for greater on how the MTV VMAs are altering matters up this yr amid the coronavirus pandemic.