New York (August 21, 2020) – MTV announced today that it has added The CW Network to its simulcast of the 2020 “VMAs” on Sunday, August 30 at 8pm, making it available to an expanded broadcast audience for the first time. The iconic awards show, which this year will pay homage to New York City and its resilience, will also air across 11 ViacomCBS brands, in addition to The CW, immediately following the 90-minute “VMAs” preshow that will air exclusively on MTV.

Hosted by Keke Palmer, the star-studded awards show will feature performances by Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, The Weeknd, BTS, Black Eyed Peas, Doja Cat, DaBaby, Maluma, CNCO, among others. Additional performers to be announced at a later date.

In continuing to amplify the spotlight on New York City, MTV will expand this year’s “VMAs” with unprecedented access to the show.