The MTV Video Music Awards will be broadcast live in over 170 countries
MTV has announced that the 2022 VMAs will air live and worldwide in over 170 countries on August 28. Returning to the famed Prudential Center in New Jersey, this year’s show will surprise and delight with jaw-dropping shows, epic performances and a packed fan-audience to celebrate music’s biggest stars.
According to the president of music, programming and events, Mr. Bruce Gilmer, the show will be broadcast in New Jersey for this year’s VMAs live at the Prudential Center, adding that “our 2019 show in Newark was without undoubtedly one of our biggest and most successful shows to date. and we’re thrilled to bring back the incredible fan energy for one of music’s most anticipated and iconic nights.
“We are extremely proud that MTV has chosen the Prudential Center to once again host its flagship showcase, the 39th Annual Video Music Awards,” said Jake Reynolds, president of the Prudential Center.
He added that the Prudential Center enjoys a long-standing partnership with MTV, which promotes its world-class venue as a go-to destination for acts of all genres. He noted that “Organizers couldn’t be more excited to host one of the entertainment industry’s most celebrated awards shows and recognize the industry’s brightest stars, while adding to New Jersey’s rich music history.
“After a hugely successful event in 2019, we are very excited to have the VMAs return to New Jersey’s ‘Town Hall’ for entertainment,” said Sean Saadeh, executive vice president of entertainment, Prudential Center.
“The Prudential Center is continuing a banner year in which many superstars and legends have graced our stages. We look forward to a night of celebration, as we appreciate and honor today’s most relevant musical artists on the world stage.
“New Jersey is honored to once again host the MTV Video Music Awards at one of our many world-class entertainment and sports venues,” Governor Phil Murphy said. “Our state is proud to have supported the arts and is always looking for opportunities to partner with the entertainment industry to promote economic development and cultural appreciation. On behalf of New Jersey, we welcome artists and VMA attendees in our great state.