The MTV VMAs are tonight. If you plan to watch the Video Music Awards, how long do they last? What time do the VMAs end tonight? Here are all the details you need to know.
According to MTV’s schedule on TV Guide, the VMAs will last just over three hours, depending on what time you tune in.
The VMAs kick off with a pre-show at 6:30 PM East / 5:30 PM Central.
After the pre-show is over, the actual VMAs are scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. Eastern/7 p.m. Central. According to the TV Guide listing, the awards ceremony is expected to run for three hours and end at 11 p.m. Eastern/10 p.m. Central.
It’s worth noting, though, that MTV has also scheduled the VMAs to air an encore presentation for three hours starting at 11 p.m. Eastern/10 p.m. Central. This also means that if the ceremony is a little long, it can easily fit into MTV’s schedule. So while the ceremony is expected to last three hours, there is always a small chance that it will take a little longer.
MTV’s schedule also states that the event will last three hours. The official synopsis reads:The 2022 MTV Video Music Awards will honor the biggest names in music with incredible live performances from Anitta, BLACKPINK, J Balvin, Jack Harlow, Kane Brown, Lizzo, Måneskin, Nicki Minaj, Panic! At the Disco, Red Hot Chili Peppers and more.”
MTV has announced the full list of artists for the 2022 VMAs, Pitchfork reported. They contain:
MTV announced that Eminem and Snoop Dogg are making their first appearance tonight. They will perform their duet ‘From the D 2 the LBC’.
MTV shared:Currently, both Snoop and Eminem are nominated in the Best Hip Hop category for the song, their first collaboration in over 20 years and the second single from Em’s second greatest hits album. Curtain call 2. They previously came together on the 2001 single ‘Bitch Please II’, an iconic song by The Marshall Mathers LP. Eminem is currently the second most nominated artist in VMA history with 60 noms, behind only Madonna, who has amassed 69.
The VMAs will take place at the New Jersey Prudential Center in Newark. MTV shared that the show will also have a “short pit stop” in the Bronx.
MTV noted: “On August 28, Bad Bunny’s live performance at Yankee Stadium, part of his World’s Hottest Tour, will be broadcast live during the broadcast, featuring never-before-seen choreography created especially for the VMAs. The performance marks the Puerto Rican rapper’s second VMA appearance. He debuted at the 2019 ceremony with a live performance of “Que Pretendes” alongside J Balvin, who also performs on this year’s show. He also took home his first Moon Person for Song of the Summer in 2018.”
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