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Popular South Korean group BTS to perform for the first time at awards ceremony MTV VMA 2020 (MTV Video Music Awards), which will take place on August 30 in New York, where the Colombian J Balvin will also take the stage.

  • MTV Video Music Awards 2020 will be outdoors with BTS

As MTV announced, on their debut at this event, BTS, which is nominated for three VMA awards (including the award for best pop), plans to perform their new single in English “Dynamite”. In addition to BTS, Doja Cat, responsible for the hit “Say So”, which could also win three awards, will be presented.

As a novelty, in this edition two categories designed specifically for the coronavirus pandemic have been added: Best music video from home and quarantined performance.

The singer Maluma assured his presence at the event, and he will not be the only Latino at the awards ceremony, since CNCO members from countries such as Puerto Rico, Cuba, the Dominican Republic and the United States will be part of the show and are also nominated in the shortlist for Best Quarantine Presentation with “Unplugged At Home”.

In addition, the Colombian Karol G disputes the award for Best Collaboration for her song “Tusa” with Nicki Minaj with artists such as Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber, Black Eyed Peas with J Balvin, Ed Sheeran and Khalid, Future and Drake, among others.


  • Peru: 17:00 h. – 20:30 h.
  • Mexico: 17:00 h. – 20:30 h.
  • Spain: 00:00 h. – 3:30 h. (of the next day)
  • USA: 15:00 h. – 18:30 h.
  • Argentina: 19:00 h. – 10:30 p.m.
  • Colombia: 17:00 h. – 20:30 h.


  • Movistar: 602
  • DirecTV: 264
  • Dish Network: Channel 260
  • Sky: Channel 70
  • Megacable: Channel 606 (SD)
  • Axtel: Channel 685


Best Alternative Song

  • The 1975 – “If You’re Too Shy (Let Me Know)”
  • All Time Low – “Some Kind Of Disaster”
  • FINNEAS – “Let’s Fall in Love for the Night”
  • Lana Del Rey – “Doin ‘Time”
  • Machine Gun Kelly – “Bloody Valentine” (WINNER)
  • Twenty one pilots – “Level of Concern”

Best group

  • The 1975
  • Chloe X Halle
  • CNCO
  • Little mix
  • Monsta X
  • Now United
  • twenty one pilots

Best K-Pop Song

  • (G) I-DLE – “Oh My God”
  • BTS – “On” (WINNER)
  • EXO – “Obsession”
  • Monsta X – “SOMEONE’S SOMEONE”
  • Tomorrow X Together – “9 and Three Quarters (Run Away)”
  • Red Velvet – “Psycho”

Better collaboration

  • Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber – “Stuck with U”
  • Black Eyed Peas ft. J Balvin – “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)”
  • Ed Sheeran ft. Khalid – “Beautiful People”
  • Future ft. Drake – “Life Is Good”
  • Karol G ft. Nicki Minaj – “Tusa”
  • Lady Gaga ft. Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me” (WINNER)

Best direction

  • Billie Eilish – “xanny”
  • Doja Cat – “Say So”
  • Dua Lipa – “Don’t Start Now”
  • Harry Styles – “Adore You”
  • Taylor Swift – “The Man” (WINNER)
  • The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights”

Best Latin Song

  • Anuel AA ft. Daddy Yankee, Ozuna, Karol G & J Balvin – “China”
  • Bad Bunny – “Yo Perreo Sola”
  • Black Eyed Peas ft. Ozuna & J. Rey Soul – “MAMACITA”
  • J Balvin – “Yellow”
  • Karol G ft. Nicki Minaj – “Tusa”
  • Maluma ft. J Balvin – “Que Pena” (WINNER)

Song of the Year

  • Billie Eilish – “everything i wanted”
  • Doja Cat – “Say So”
  • Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me” (WINNER)
  • Megan Thee Stallion – “Savage”
  • Post Malone – “Circles”
  • Roddy Ricch – “The Box”

Best Video from Home

  • 5 Seconds of Summer – “Wildflower”
  • Ariana Grande ft. Justin Bieber – “Stuck with U” (WINNER)
  • Blink-182 – “Happy Days”
  • Drake – “Toosie Slide”
  • John Legend – “Bigger Love”
  • Twenty one pilots – “Level of Concern”

Best Pop Song

  • BTS – “On” (WINNER)
  • Halsey – “You should be sad”
  • Jonas Brothers – “What a Man Gotta Do”
  • Justin Bieber ft. Quavo – “Intentions”
  • Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me”
  • Taylor Swift – “Lover”

Best R&B Song

  • Alicia Keys – “Underdog”
  • Chloe x Halle – “Do It”
  • HER ft. YG – “Slide”
  • Khalid ft. Summer Walker – “Eleven”
  • Lizzo – “Cuz I Love You”
  • The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights” (WINNER)

Artist of the Year

  • DaBaby
  • Justin Bieber
  • Lady Gaga (WINNER)
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Post malone
  • The Weeknd

Best video

  • Anderson .Paak – “Lockdown”
  • Billie Eilish – “all the good girls go to hell”
  • Demi Lovato – “I Love Me”
  • HER – “I Can’t Breathe” (WINNER)
  • Lil Baby – “The Bigger Picture”
  • Taylor Swift – “The Man”

Best Hip-hop Song

  • DaBaby – “BOP”
  • Eminem ft. Juice WRLD – “Godzilla”
  • Future ft. Drake – “Life Is Good”
  • Megan Thee Stallion – “Savage” (WINNER)
  • Roddy Ricch – “The Box”
  • Travis Scott – “HIGHEST IN THE ROOM”


Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande lead this year’s VMA nominations, with nine nominations each, including their joint hit “Rain On Me,” which could rise as video and song of the year.

Two categories specifically designed for the coronavirus pandemic have been added: Best Home Music Video and Quarantine Performance.

Originally the event would take place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, but to offer more security to the artists there will be open-air performances throughout the city with small or absent audiences.

Following Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande were Billie Eilish and The Weekend, with six nominations each, and Taylor Swift, with five mentions as her acclaimed latest work, “Folklore,” was released after the deadline.

Among Latinos, of J Balvin’s four nominations, three were for Best Latino Video and another for his collaboration with the Black Eyed Peas on “Ritmo (Bad Boys For Life)”.

By category, 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 their part, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Megan Thee Stallion, Post Malone, Da Baby and The Weeknd will compete to be named artist of the year.

(With information from EFE)


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MTV VMA 2020 LIVE: time, channel, nominees and everything you need to know about the award | ON-LINE

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