Every week, TicketForce brings you news on one of four industries: racing, sports, theatre, or music. This week’s #MusicWrap provides you with a sneak peek of the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards taking place on August 24th.
This year marks the 30th MTV Video Music Awards since the award show first began in 1984. Every year the VMAs attract youth across the nation as they tune in to see what awards their favorite pop, hip-hop, and rock artists will take home. Last years VMAs boasted an impressive 20 million viewers!
The VMAs will be held in Inglewood, California, where artists will gather to be presented with awards for categories such as video of the year, best collaboration, best choreography and many others. With artists like Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Iggy Azalea, Miley Cyrus, Pharrell and Eminem nominated you can guarantee that the guest list is going to be both star studded and entertaining.
Taylor Swift will be performing during this year’s VMAs, making it the third time she has performed at the VMAs since 2009. 2014 breakout stars Iggy Azalea and Rite Ora will also be performing their song “Black Widow” which just launched a new music video for the song on August 13th. Watch the new Kill Bill themed music video here.
Voting is open now, so head over the MTV website to check out a full list of nominated artists and vote for your favorites to win. Also, don’t forget to tune in on Sunday, August 24th for all the excitement.