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It’s 2020, and the Moon Particular person is all over again touching down in New York City.
Certain, this yr’s MTV VMAs will occur at the Barclays Center on Sunday, August 30, MTV announced today (June 29), aided by a like a flash cry-out from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo at his dwell video briefing. It’s the first time the expose has hit the enduring Downtown Brooklyn venue since 2013. However this time, the movement is no longer genuinely contained appealing to the field, and even the borough by which it sits.
For the 2020 expose, the VMAs are going large, featuring performances from varied iconic places throughout Brooklyn, Prolonged island, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island, to honor the spirit and resilience of New York.
The 2020 VMAs would possibly perchance be the first event to occur at Barclays Center since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the metropolis. Of route, the virus is aloof very real, which manner an added emphasis and heart of attention on security. The governor’s announcement came with the prove of “restricted or no viewers.”
“Whine producers alongside Barclays Center management respect been working carefully with notify and local officers to implement easiest practices for all americans alive to,” in accordance to an announcement. “Amongst the measures all occasions alive to respect aligned on encompass intensive social distancing procedures, meaningful skill barriers and the virtualization of ingredients where that you just would possibly perchance well perhaps perchance imagine.”
The 2013 expose saw a resigned Moon Particular person — courtesy of Brooklyn artist Kaws — as effectively as a fully Moon Particular person-centric stage. Seven years later, the 2020 VMAs are shaping up to be a sprawling event at some level of one of the most greatest landmarks within the Mountainous Apple.
Extra knowledge can be on hand because the expose date approaches. For the time being, after a yr in New Jersey, welcome (help) to NYC, VMAs.