MTV VMA 2022 – When, where and how to watch live?

The biggest musical night is almost here! The 2022 MTV VMAs are to take place this weekend, August 28. Mark your calendars and set your reminders since the event is due to start at 8 p.m. ET

The 38th version of the legendary performance will be presented live at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Last year it was held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Here’s everything you need to know about the most anticipated event, like how to watch the 2022 VMAs, time, hosts and other details in our article today.

Everything you need to know about the 2022 MTV VMAs

Few incidents from the MTV Video Video Awards, such as the iconic kiss between Madonna and Britney Spears, Kanye West’s interruption of Taylor Swift’s speech, and Lady Gaga’s viral meat dress, are so shocking and unforgettable that people are still discussing it years after they happened.

MTV VMAs 2022 – Time and Venue

The 2022 MTV VMA will be begin at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT on Sunday, August 28, 2022.

The Prudential Center in Newark, New Jerseywill host the MTV VMAs again in 2022.

Bruce Gillmer, President of Music, Music Talent, Programming and Events for Paramount and Chief Content Officer (CCO), Music for Paramount+, said, “We are thrilled to be back in New Jersey for the This year’s VMA live from the Prudential Center”.

VMAs MTV 2022 – Hosts

The three hosts for the 2022 MTV VMAs, as opposed to the sole host of previous years, will be Nicki Minaj, LL Cool J and Jack Harlow.

Programming of performers

This year’s VMAs will include a a starred program of artists, including Anitta, J Balvin, Kane Brown, Lizzo, Mneskin, Marshmello, Khalid and Panic! at the Disco among others.

Following their brand new song “Pink Venom”, legendary South Korean girl group BLACKPINK are also included in the lineup for the first time and are sure to put on an electrifying and breathtaking performance.

How to watch the MTV VMAs 2022?

The 2022 VMAs will stream live August 28 at 8 p.m. ET via
many channels like MTV, VH1, Paramount Network, MTV2, BET, BET Her, CMT, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, Logo, Pop, TV Land and The CW simultaneously.

The program is too available as a Direct broadcast on

How to stream online without cable?

If you don’t have a traditional cable plan but still want to stream the VMAs this year, one of the easiest ways to watch the Video Music Awards online is to sign up for a Sling TV subscription.

A Sling membership typically costs $35, however, the company is now offering a flat 50% discount for the first month at $17.50 with no promo code requirements.

Covid guidelines

Even though the COVID-19 restrictions ease as the severity decreases, they are still applicable to all stakeholders attending the 2022 VMAs.

The event organizer released a statement: “Health and safety remains the number one priority for MTV and Prudential Center. We are working hand-in-hand with state and local authorities to implement strict protocols to maintain the safety and well-being of artists, fans, staff and partners.

So, are you excited for the long-awaited event? Block your calendar this weekend to enjoy the 2022 MTV VMAs.

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