MTV VMAs 2022: They confirm the date of the awards ceremony on their return to New Jersey

They return MTV VMA’s to New Jersey and the cable network will broadcast the awards live and around the world in more than 170 countries on sunday august 28. Returning to New Jersey’s famed Prudential Center, the awards show will amaze and feature breathtaking musical spectacles, epic performances and an audience packed with fans to celebrate music’s biggest stars.

We’re thrilled to be back in New Jersey for this year’s VMAs live from the Prudential Center.“, said Bruce Gillmer, President of Music, Musical Talent, Programming and Events for Paramount and Director of Content and Music for Paramount+. “Our 2019 show in Newark was, without a doubt, one of our biggest and most successful shows to date and we are excited to bring back the incredible energy of fans to one of the most anticipated and iconic nights in music.”

We are extremely proud that MTV has chosen the Prudential Center to host its iconic award show, the 39th Annual MTV Video Music Awards.“, said Jake Reynolds, president of the Prudential Center. “We at Prudential Center have enjoyed our longstanding partnership with MTV, which highlights our world-class venue as a must-see destination for shows of all genres. We couldn’t be more excited to present one of the most celebrated award shows in the entertainment industry and recognize the industry’s brightest stars, while adding to the rich history of music in New Jersey.”

After an extremely successful event in 2019, we are very excited for the VMAs to return to New Jersey’s “City Hall” for entertainment.“, said Sean Saadeh, executive vice president of entertainment, Prudential Center. “The Prudential Center continues a banner year with many superstars and legends gracing our stages. We look forward to a night of celebration, as we enjoy and honor today’s most relevant music artists on a world stage.”

“New Jersey is honored to once again host the MTV Video Music Awards at one of our many world-class sports and entertainment venues,” said Governor Phil Murphy. “Our state has a proud history of supporting the arts and is always looking for opportunities to partner with the entertainment industry to promote economic development and cultural appreciation. On behalf of New Jersey, we welcome VMA artists and attendees to our great state.”
“We are excited that the MTV Video Music Awards are returning to Newark this year. It is fitting that Newark is once again the host city, as it is the birthplace of many of the biggest names in music and has so much to offer its visitors: a vibrant arts and cultural scene, a historic downtown and a diverse cuisine. said Mayor Ras J. Baraka, City of Newark. “On behalf of the residents of Newark, we are pleased to welcome everyone in attendance and look forward to one of the biggest nights in entertainment.”

Health and safety remain the number one priority for MTV and the Prudential Center. We are working closely with state and local officials to implement strict protocols to maintain the safety and well-being of artists, fans, staff, and partners. The Prudential Center’s current health and safety protocols can be found here. Additional protocols will be announced closer to the event.

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