The Video Music Awards are returning to Prudential Center for the first time since 2019, as the home of the New Jersey Devils will be spotlighted across MTV’s global footprint of linear and digital platforms.
The Video Music Awards is one of the flashiest events on the award-show calendar. They’re scheduled for Sunday, August 28.
“We are thrilled to be back in New Jersey for this year’s VMAs live from Prudential Center,” said Bruce Gillmer, President of Music, Music Talent, Programming & Events, Paramount and Chief Content Officer, Music, Paramount+, via press release. “Our 2019 show in Newark was undoubtedly one of our biggest and most successful shows yet and we’re excited to bring back the incredible fan energy for one of music’s most anticipated and iconic nights.”
“We are extremely proud MTV has chosen Prudential Center to once again host its marquee showcase, the 39th Annual Video Music Awards,” said Jake Reynolds, President, Prudential Center, via press release. “Prudential Center has enjoyed our long-standing partnership with MTV which highlights our world-class venue as a must play destination for acts of all genres. We could not be more excited to host one of the entertainment industry’s most celebrated award shows and recognize the industries 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 “Town Hall” for entertainment,” said Sean Saadeh, EVP of Entertainment, Prudential Center, via press release. “Prudential Center continues a banner year which has had many superstars and legends grace 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.”