Indeed, even a pandemic can’t keep the MTV Video Music Grants from booking the most blazing ability!
MTV divulged another round of entertainers for its yearly entertainment pageant function, which is set to happen on Aug. 30. Set to be facilitated by Keke Palmer, the current year’s show was first scheduled to be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, yet those plans changed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, the show will be held in a few open-air areas.
The Weeknd, Roddy Ricch, and CNCO are set to perform at the enormous occasion, MTV declared. The system recently uncovered that BTS, Doja Feline, and J Balvin are additionally among the entertainers. This will stamp BTS’ first-ever VMA execution and the television presentation of their new, English-just single, “Explosive,” which is set to be delivered Aug. 21.
Likewise, the full rundown of candidates for the 2020 entertainment pageant has been delivered. Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga stand out this year, piling on nine nominations each. They are both named for Video of the Year for their active collab, “Rain on Me.”
Lady Gaga is carrying her talent to the 2020 MTV Video Music Grants! The 34-year-old artist broke the news to her Instagram adherents on Thursday. This will be Gaga’s first time performing at the VMAs since 2013.
“I’ve been at home dreaming of #Chromatica, and it’s finally time to take off for the first live performance 🛸 Tune in to the #VMAs on 8/30! ⚔️💓,” she wrote on Instagram.
Gaga will join recently declared entertainers including BTS, Doja Feline, J Balvin, The Weeknd, Roddy Ricch, Maluma, and CNCO for the enormous occasion.
Set to be facilitated by Keke Palmer, the current year’s show was at first scheduled to be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, yet those plans changed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, the show will be held in a few open-air areas.
“The 2020 VMAs will be held on Sunday, Aug. 30 and pay homage to the incredible resiliency of New York with several outdoor performances around the City with limited or no audience, adhering to all state and city guidelines,” MTV and Barclays Center spokespeople previously told ET in a statement. “In close consultation with state and local health officials, it became clear that outdoor performances with limited or no audience would be more feasible and safer than an indoor event.”
“The VMAs will highlight the boroughs in an exciting show and return to Barclays Center in 2021,” the statement added. “MTV will continue to work closely with the Department of Health, state and local officials, the medical community, and key stakeholders to ensure the safety of all involved.”
Following intently behind are Billie Eilish and The Weeknd with six nominations each, including Video of the Year gestures for “everything that I wanted” and “Blinding Lights,” separately.
As for the musicians that will perform, Ricch is up for Song of the Year for “The Box” and PUSH Best New Artist. Maluma is nominated in the Best Latin category for his song with J Balvin, “Queì Pena.” On the other hand, Latin boy band CNCO is up for Best Quarantine Performance for their Unplugged At Home.
The K-Pop group, BTS, received three nominations (Best Pop, Best K-Pop, Best Choreography), along with Doja Cat (Song of the Year, PUSH Best New Artist, Best Direction). J Balvin has three nominations in the Best Latin category and a nod for Best Collaboration for “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)” with the Black Eyed Peas.