Amid the pandemic, MTV delivers its 2020 VMAs: Lady Gaga, Maluma and BTS, among the most anticipated performances

The Weeknd, Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, BTS, CNCO, Miley Cyrus, Maluma, Black Eyed Peas, Doja Cat, Dababy and many more to perform at the 2020 MTV Music Awards

This Sunday, August 30, one of the biggest events in the music industry will take place where the K-Pop boyband Bts will perform for the first time at the awards ceremony. As announced by the MTV channel, the successful South Korean group, which is nominated for three MTV VMA’s awards, plans to perform, at an event without an audience, its new English single “Dynamite”.

MTV VMA’s are held amid the limitations and restrictions of the coronavirus pandemic. In this edition, some performances will be prerecorded, while others will be live from different stages in New York City. Performances by Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and many more are expected.

MTV has faced several mishaps before the gala. While Miley Cyrus, DaBaby, the Black Eyed Peas, Maluma, Doja Cat and CNCO are scheduled to perform, some artists withdrew. “The Box” rapper Roddy Ricch canceled his performance “due to last minute COVID compliance issues.” YJ Balvin, who contracted COVID-19, will not take the stage, although he did not specify his reasons.

This Sunday, August 30, New York will become the capital of music, with a series of performances that will be distributed throughout the city
This Sunday, August 30, New York will become the capital of music, with a series of performances that will be distributed throughout the city

Actress and singer KeKe Palmer, who will host the night, vowed that the VMAs will put on a great show this year despite limitations.

Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande lead the nominations for the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards, with nine nominations each, including their joint hit “Rain On Me” which could rise as video and song of the year. Behind them were Billie Eilish and The Weekend, with six nominations each, and Taylor Swift, with five mentions as their acclaimed latest work, “Folklore,” was released after the deadline.

Among the nominated Latinos, of the four nominations of J Balvin three went to best Latin video and another for his collaboration with the Black Eyed Peas on “Ritmo”.

Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande top the list of nominees with nine mentions each, mostly for their No. 1 collaboration “Rain on Me,” competing for the highest honor: Video of the Year.
Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande top the list of nominees with nine mentions each, mostly for their No. 1 collaboration “Rain on Me,” competing for the highest honor: Video of the Year.

The candidates for the best video clip of the year are, in addition to “Rain On Me”: “Everything I Wanted” by Billie Eilish, “Blinding Lights” by The Weekend, “The Man” by Taylor Swift, “Life Is Good” by Future ft . Drake and “Godzilla” by Eminem ft. Juice WRLD.

For its part, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Megan Thee Stallion, Post Malone, Da Baby and The Weeknd will compete in the artist of the year category.

The changes that artists have had to make in these times are reflected in two new categories: Best Homemade Music Video & Best Quarantine Performance.

Grande and Justin Bieber’s No. 1 hit “Stuck with U” is up for first, along with Drake’s “Toosie Slide,” Legend’s “Bigger Love,” 5 Seconds of Summer’s “Wildflower,” and “Happy Days.” blink-182 and twenty one pilots’ “Level of Concern,” which topped Billboard’s rock songs chart for seven consecutive weeks.

R&B duo Chloe x Halle, who have successfully promoted their new album with impressive live performances from the tennis court outside their home, are nominated for Best Quarantine Performance for “Do It,” from the virtual graduation party of MTV “Prom-athon.” The other candidates are Gaga’s “Smile” from the TV special “One World: Together At Home”; Legend’s concert “#togetherathome”; “Club MTV presents #DanceTogether” by DJ D-Nice; CNCO’s “MTV Unplugged At Home”; and Post Malone’s tribute to Nirvana.

Protest songs reflecting the experience of the black community, created in the wake of the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and others, also received VMA nominations. “I Can’t Breathe” by R&B singer HER; Anderson.Paak’s “Lockdown” and Lil Baby’s “The Bigger Picture” compete in the video category for good.

Megan Thee Stallion – who topped the charts this year with her Beyoncé-assisted song “Savage” and “WAP,” her viral song with Cardi B – has garnered multiple nominations, including artist of the year. For that honor he competes with Gaga, Bieber, DaBaby, The Weeknd and Post Malone.

With information from AP and EFE

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