The match will possible be held on the Barclays Middle in Brooklyn, New York on Aug. 30.
Constant with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who first made the announcement right by intention of a briefing on Monday, the award point out “will put collectively all safety steering, at the side of restricted or no viewers.”
FILE – This Aug. 26, 2019 file characterize reveals a glimpse of the crimson carpet on the MTV Video Tune Awards in Newark, N.J.
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Per an announcement, this year’s match “will direct collectively song fans worldwide and pay homage to the strength, spirit and advantageous resilience of NYC and its beloved residents.”
The purpose out can even “feature epic performances from varied iconic locations” that span all 5 boroughs: Brooklyn, The Bronx, Staten Island, Queens and The enormous apple.
“We’re satisfied to direct the 2020 ‘VMAs’ motivate to NYC, the cultural mecca of the arena the attach song and leisure are woven into the DNA,” Bruce Gillmer, president of song, song expertise, programming & occasions for ViacomCBS Media Networks, acknowledged in an announcement on Monday.
Constant with the originate, measures for the upcoming award point out will encompass “wide social distancing procedures, meaningful skill limitations, the virtualization of ingredients the attach possible, and restricted skill or no viewers.”
“The 2020 MTV VMAs may perchance well be the first Barclays Middle match since the COVID-19 pandemic reached New York,” Oliver Weisberg, CEO of Barclays Middle and the Brooklyn Nets, acknowledged in an announcement.
“We’re very excited to once extra host this legendary night of song, and are particularly pleased with the impact this may perchance well uncover on our Brooklyn neighborhood by intention of the creation of native jobs,” he persevered. “We deeply esteem the make stronger and advice of instruct and native authorities officers, as successfully as our inner administration and crew of health workers, all of whom were working laborious to be obvious that the health and safety of all people involved, and we are in a position to proceed to rigorously put collectively their steering right by intention of every step of the planning route of with our partners at ViacomCBS.”
The announcement comes a day after BET efficiently aired its virtual awards point out on Sunday, which featured a preference of extremely produced pre-taped performances from DaBaby, Megan Thee Stallion, Summer Walker and extra artists.
The Associated Press contributed to this describe