MTV has introduced some VMA performances would happen at unspecified New York landmarks.
The 2020 MTV Video Music Awards will nonetheless go forward regardless of the coronavirus outbreak, making it the first main awards present to happen in a bodily venue because the pandemic.
An MTV spokesperson confirmed to The Associated Press on Monday, 29 June, that the present will happen 30 August on the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made the announcement throughout a briefing on Monday, explaining that “the occasion will comply with all security pointers, together with restricted or no viewers” on the 19,000-seat indoor venue.
MTV stated some VMA performances would happen at unspecified New York landmarks.
It was not clear what number of performances could be stay. The youth TV community stated in an announcement that particulars and potential choices for the present would come later “based on the science and data in New York.”
Award reveals historically characteristic massive numbers of performers, visitors, audiences, and stage crews, and have been relegated to on-line or prerecorded occasions because the pandemic shut down theater, music and different stay reveals in mid-March.
BET efficiently aired its digital awards present on Sunday, which featured plenty of extremely produced pre-taped performances from DaBaby, Megan Thee Stallion, Summer Walker, and extra artists.
New York City has been the toughest hit space within the United States for coronavirus circumstances however is now step by step rising from shutdowns to include the unfold of the virus.
The VMA historically options stay performances from music’s greatest stars and is likely one of the greatest annual occasions on the awards calendar. Performers and nominations for the August ceremony have but to be introduced.
Organisers of the Emmy Awards for tv stated earlier this month that the ceremony in September would go forward as deliberate in Los Angeles however gave no particulars of how the present could be produced.
(With inputs from companies)
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