MTV announced today that its 2022 Video Music Awards will be broadcast live in more than 170 countries on Sunday, August 28, from the Prudential Center in New Jersey.
“We are thrilled to return to New Jersey for this year’s VMAs Live from the Prudential Center,” said Bruce Gilmer, President of Music, Music Talent, Programming and Events, Paramount and Chief Content Officer, Music, Paramount+. “Our 2019 show in New York was undoubtedly one of our biggest and most successful shows to date, and we’re excited to bring back the incredible fan energy for one of music’s most anticipated and iconic nights.”
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said, “New Jersey is honored to once again host the MTV Video Music Awards at one of our many world-class entertainment and sports venues. Our state has a proud history of supporting the arts and seeks opportunities to partner with the entertainment industry to promote economic development and cultural appreciation. On behalf of New Jersey, we welcome VMA performers and attendees to our great state.”
The VMAs will air in more than 170 countries and territories across the global footprint of MTV’s linear and digital platforms, reaching more than 420 million households.
Additional details will be announced closer to the show.