MTV and Barclays Center have determined to now not maintain the MTV VMAs 2020 on the Brooklyn area, citing security considerations, Page Six studies. The occasion will now be held at “various outdoor locations” in New York City. In a joint assertion to Page Six, representatives for Barclays Center and MTV mentioned “it became clear at this time that outdoor performances with limited or no audience would be more feasible and safer than an indoor event.” Pitchfork has reached out to MTV representatives for remark and extra info.
At a June press convention asserting the occasion would happen at Barclays Center, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said that “the event will follow all safety guidance, including limited or no audience.” BTS, J Balvin, and Doja Cat have been set to carry out at this yr’s ceremony. Check out the total checklist of MTV VMAs 2020 nominees.
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