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J. Balvin is among the performers at the 2020 VMAs.

J Balvin, Doja Cat, And BTS Among Scheduled Performers At MTV VMAs Next Month

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By Yuriy Andriyashchuk

Last week, the MTV VMAs revealed the list of nominees for their ceremony at the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn, NY. They also added that performances will be taking place in other boroughs in New York City as well. The show is executive produced by Bruce Gillmer, Jesse Ignjatovic and Barbara Bialkowski. Alicia Portugal and Jackie Barba are executives in charge of production, Lisa Lauricella is executive in charge of music talent, and Wendy Plaut is the executive in charge of celebrity talent.

Artists that are set to perform at the VMAs so far are BTS, Doja Cat and J Balvin, according to Variety.

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BTS is nominated in three categories at the VMAs.
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The VMAs will be taking place on August 30 at 8pm ET. For BTS, this event will also be the TV debut of their new English single, “Dynamite." Their "On" single has been nominated in three categories in best choreography, best pop video and best K-pop.

Doja has three nominations in the Song of the Year, PUSH Best New Artist and Best Direction categories. These are all for her 2019 breakout hit single, "Say So." The remix ended up featuring Nicki Minaj and the No. 1 song in the country.

Doja Cat has three nominations for her "Say So" single.
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J Balvin has four nominations at the VMAs. These include Three are in the Best Latin Video category and one is in for Best Collaboration.

As far as most nominations, Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga lead the way. They are tied with nine each while Billie Eilish and The Weeknd are nominated for six.

Two new and very different categories have been announced for the VMAs this year as well. They are related to the COVID-19 pandemic as they are Best Music Video From Home and Best Quarantine Performance.

Best Music Video From Home and Best Qurantine Performance are new categories added for 2020 at the VMAs.
2020 MTV VMAs

For Best Music Video From Home, the list of nominee is definitely a competitive one as they include some huge fan-favorites while everyone was taking in new music from home. They include:

5 Seconds of Summer – “Wildflower” – Interscope Records Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber – “Stuck with U” – Republic Records / Def Jam blink-182 – “Happy Days” – Columbia Records Drake – “Toosie Slide” – OVO/Republic Records John Legend – “Bigger Love” – Columbia Records twenty one pilots – “Level of Concern” – Elektra Music Group / Fueled By Ramen

Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY will be the host of the 2020 MTV VMAs,
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For Best Quarantine Performance, the nominees are:

Chloe & Halle – “Do It” from MTV’s Prom-athon CNCO – Unplugged At Home DJ D-Nice – Club MTV presents #DanceTogether John Legend – #togetherathome Concert Series Lady Gaga – “Smile” from One World: Together At Home Post Malone – Nirvana Tribute

As far as fan attendance, the Barclays Center will have “limited or no audience.” This is definitely a better option than what's been laid out in a devastating year for live concerts where everything has been canceled in-person due to COVID-19.

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