After a socially distant show filmed from different locations in New York last year, the 2021 MTV VMAs will air Sunday, live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.Here’s what to expect:How to watchThe pre-show kicks off at 6.30pm ET (8.30am AE…
After a socially distant show filmed from different locations in New York last year, the 2021 MTV VMAs will air Sunday, live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Here's what to expect:
How to watch
The pre-show kicks off at 6.30pm ET (8.30am AEST). It will air live on MTV and Livestream on MTV's Twitter account.
The show starts at 8pm ET (10am AEST) and will be broadcast on MTV and stream on the MTV app and YouTube.
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In Australia, you can watch the MTV Video Music Awards live on Foxtel (channel 122) and Fetch (104). You can also access MTV channels via the streaming service BINGE.
MTV Hits will also air the awards show live on Foxtel (channel 801) and Fetch (channel 237).https://www.instagram.com/p/CTqgLz8qSTc/
Doja Cat will host.
She is also nominated for five awards this year and will also perform.
The award categories
The gender-neutral awards honour music across a variety of categories, such as video, artist and song of the year. Winners take home a "Moon Person" statue.
Justin Bieber is up for seven awards, including video of the year and artist of the year.
Megan Thee Stallion follows with six nominations.
Drake, Billie Eilish, BTS, Lil Nas X, Olivia Rodrigo, and Doja Cat all have five nominations each.
AJ McLean, Ashanti, Avril Lavigne, Billie Eilish, Billy Porter, Conor McGregor, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, Cyndi Lauper, Fat Joe, Hailey Bieber, Halle Bailey, Ja Rule, Lance Bass, Megan Fox, Nick Lachey, Rita Ora, Simone Biles and Travis Barker were announced as presenters in advance of the show, with more surprise appearances promised.
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There is a special award this year
The Foo Fighters will be given the first-ever US global icon award.
Who will perform?
The list includes Doja Cat, Olivia Rodrigo, Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes, Justin Bieber, Lil Nas X, Kacey Musgraves, Machine Gun Kelly, Olivia Rodrigo, Chloe of Chloe x Halle and Twenty One Pilots.
There will be a 9/11 tribute
The show airs one day after the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks and will pay tribute to the victims during the show.
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