NEW YORK (WR) — Chart-topping Grammy winners The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch are set to carry out on the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards this month.
MTV introduced Tuesday that Colombian singer Maluma and Latin boy band CNCO will even carry out on the Aug. 30 occasion, which was initially to happen on the Barclays Middle in Brooklyn. The awards present will now be held outdoor at numerous locations in New York Metropolis in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Beforehand introduced performers embrace BTS, Doja Cat and J Balvin, whereas Keke Palmer will host the awards present. This yr’s VMAs introduces two new classes reflecting the present pandemic occasions: finest music video from dwelling and finest quarantine efficiency.
Girl Gaga and Ariana Grande are the highest contenders with 9 nominations apiece. They’re nominated for the highest prize, video of the yr, with their No. 1 collaboration “Rain on Me.”
The Weeknd and Billie Eilish are the second-most nominated acts with six apiece. They’re additionally up for video of the yr with “every thing i wished” and “Blinding Lights,” competing with Taylor Swift’s “The Man,” Future and Drake’s “Life Is Good” and Eminem’s “Godzilla,” which options late rapper Juice WRLD.
Ricch is up for 3 honors, together with track of the yr for his No. 1 hit “The Field.” CNCO has two nominations, and Maluma scored a single nod.