Check out photos of the. The mtv video music awards commonly abbreviated as the vmas are an award show presented by the cable channel mtv to honor the best in the music video medium.
The 35th annual award show aired live from the venue for the 12th time the most of any previous venue in its history.
Video music awards mtv. The mtv video music awards 2020 air sunday august 30 live from multiple outdoor locations across new york city. The 13 best things that happened in music this week. Cardi b led the list of nominees with twelve nominations.
Mtv is currently working with numerous government and health agencies in hopes of mounting its annual video music awards live from new york this august variety can report exclusively. The weeknd blinding lights artist of the year. Winners of the 2020 mtv video music awards held sunday night at various locations throughout new york city.
Cardi and childish gambino were the most awarded of the night with three each. The 2020 mtv video music awards was set to be live from the barclay center but will now be held across all five burroughs of new york following covid 19 safety guidelines. Originally conceived as an alternative to the grammy awards in the video category the annual mtv video music awards ceremony has often been called the super bowl for youth an acknowledgment of the vma ceremony s ability to draw.
Video of the year. I t was just a year ago that the jonas brothers sauntered down asbury park to a roaring penned in crowd for the mtv video music awards such a scene would be unthinkable in today s socially. Mtv video music awards 2020 keke palmer welcomes fans to a one of a kind vmas host keke palmer reflects on 2020 s challenges and highlights bright spots like black lives matter and the healing.
The 2018 mtv video music awards was held on august 20 2018 at radio city music hall in new york city. 18 ways the grammys will and probably won t look like the vmas. The mtv video music awards may look different this year due to the coronavirus pandemic but even a socially distanced awards show needs a socially distanced red carpet.
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