Despite coronavirus pandemic, 2020 MTV VMAs to take place on August 30

Brunilde Fioravanti
Luglio 1, 2020

MTV and Cuomo said the August 30 VMA show at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn would follow safety guidelines and would have "limited capacity or no audience".

The 2020 VMAs will be the first event hosted at the Barclays Center since COVID-19 made NY the epicentre of the virus in May.

Speaking of the MTV VMAs at about the 15-minute mark of his 50-minute-long June 29th press conference, New York's governor said: "The Video Music Awards are going to be held Sunday, August 30th at Barclays Center".

They noted that producers have been working with Barclays management and local officials to implement best practices and social distancing requirements.

Addressing the upcoming awards show, Viacom CBS Media Networks" President of Music, Music Talent, Programming & Events Bruce Gillmer said: "We're elated to bring the 2020 "VMAs' back to NYC, the cultural mecca of the world where music and entertainment are woven into the DNA". Spanning all five boroughs - Brooklyn, the Bronx, Staten Island, Queens and Manhattan - the night will feature performances from various iconic locations.

"We are very psyched to when all over again host this legendary night time of audio, and are specifically proud of the influence it will have on our Brooklyn local community via the generation of nearby careers", he stated.

Details and potential options to come at a later date based on the science and data in NY.

The news comes a day after the well-received virtual edition of the BET Awards, which featured pre-taped performances from the likes of DaBaby and Megan The Stallion.

With 2020 bringing abet powerhouse all-female duets on the pinnacle of the Billboard Sizzling 100, Girl Gaga and Ariana Grande would possibly give VMAs viewers a diversified glimpse of Chromatica with a stay "Rain On Me" forecast. Notable winners from 2019 included video of the yr for Taylor Swift's "You Want to Calm Down" and artist of the yr to Ariana Grande.

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