Oddly scheduled on a Thursday, last year’s MTV Video Music Awards went uncustomarily under the radar. That is not going to be the case this year.
MTV’s hype train has been in full force for this year’s show, which features names like Justin Timberlake (and his involvement in an ‘N Sync reunion), Drake, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry. It might not set record ratings, but the broadcast should have no trouble topping last year’s disappointing mark.
The official broadcast starts at 9PM ET, but MTV is getting the momentum started with a live red carpet/press room stream. View below: