RELATED STORIES It’s a good idea that the Moon Person’s safety helmet has a built-in mask, because MTV has chosen to move on with the 2020 Video Music Awards.
This year’s ceremony will be held at New York City’s Barclays Center on Saturday, Aug. 30, TVLine has actually discovered, and also guarantees “legendary efficiencies from different renowned areas” in all five boroughs– Brooklyn, The Bronx, Staten Island, Queens as well as Manhattan.
“We’re elated to bring the 2020 VMAs back to NYC, the cultural mecca of the globe where songs and home entertainment are woven into the DNA,” Bruce Gillmer, President of Music, Music Talent, Programming & & Events for ViacomCBS Media Networks, claimed in a statement.
“The 2020 MTV VMAs will be the very first Barclays Center occasion given that the COVID-19 pandemic reached New York,” adds Oliver Weisberg, CEO of Barclays Center and also the Brooklyn Nets. “We’re really delighted to once again host this epic evening of music, as well as are specifically proud of the impact it will certainly carry our Brooklyn area with the creation of neighborhood tasks. We deeply appreciate the support as well as advice of state and city government officials, along with our interior management and team of clinical experts, every one of whom have actually been striving to make sure the health and wellness of everybody involved, as well as we will continue to very closely follow their support throughout every action of the preparation procedure with our companions at ViacomCBS.”
Per a launch from the network, “the health and wellness of artists, followers, sector, team, and also companions is of miraculous value. Show manufacturers alongside Barclays Center monitoring have been working very closely with state as well as regional authorities to apply finest methods for every person entailed. Among the steps all celebrations included have actually straightened to consist of substantial social distancing treatments, meaningful ability constraints, the virtualization of components where feasible, and restricted ability or no target market. Details and also possible choices to find at a later day based upon the scientific research and also data in New York. Barclays Center as well as ViacomCBS are certainly devoted to making certain that the show does not endanger the health and wellness of any individual involved in the occasion.”
Additional details– including host, entertainers, speakers and also, certainly, vital safety laws– will be announced at a later day.
Information of MTV’s Big Apple-hosted ceremony comes as Emmy brass are weighing numerous layout alternatives for the Sept. 20 event.