MTV VMA Awards 2019 Host, Nominations, Performers, Presenters: The MTV Video Music Awards 2019 is all set to air live on Monday,26th August. The show will be broadcasted from 8 p.m. on MTV. The show has headed towards New Jersey this year. In history, it has been seen for the first time that the annual award shows are being held in any northeastern state after it went back to its root in New York City. VMA’s this year will take place on Monday 26th August at the Presidential Centre Newark. In this article, we have listed down all the relevant things about the award show.
MTV Video Music Awards Host 2019
The slated best BillBoard comedian of the year 2018 has been now selected for hosting the MTV Video Music Awards 2019. The hostname is Sebastian Maniscalco. This is one of the good things that have to happen to VMTV 2019 as we all are excited to laugh so much on the day.
The decision from the network was announced in June that Sebastian Maniscalco will be making the night unforgettable this year. The network and also the audience have faith in him that he will definitely entertain with his humor. Bruce Gillmer who is the executive producer of VMA has said that he and the audience are all thrilled because incredibly talented Sebastian Maniscalco will be hosting the night of VMA awards global head of music and talent at Viacom and co-brand head at MTV International. The presence of Sebastian is something that is on FIRE right now and his comedy spin on the relatable topics will make the night worth watching and the evening totally unforgettable. Last year the MTV awards were decided to go hostless having Cardi B open up at night.
Nominations For The Event
Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift are leading the nominations and are the ones who are tied for most of the nominations. They include categories like the best video of the year, the best song of the year and also the best pop.
Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X have around 8 to 9 nominations. Halsey, Cardi B, Shawn Mendes, and Camila Cabello have also been earned a host of nominations.
One of the biggest categories of the night is the video of the year. The fight is between 21 Savage ft. J. Cole (for “a lot”), Billie Eilish (for “Bad Guy”), Ariana Grande (for “thank u, next”), the Jonas Brothers (for “Sucker”), Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus (for “Old Town Road(Remix)”), and Taylor Swift (for “You Need to Calm Down”).
MTV has made an announcement that Missy Elliott will be receiving the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award in the year 2019.
Performers for the Night
The top nominated contestants will be performing on the night of wards. Taylor Swift will be the most televised performer along with them are Bad Bunny, J Balvin, Lil Nas X, Lizzo, Rosalía, A$AP Ferg, Big Sean, H.E.R., Normani, and Ozuna.
VMAs stage will be then owned by Jonas Brothers. Nick, Joe and Kevin Jonas, who released their album Happiness Begin in June. They are all set to perform for the first time in over a decade.
Presenters of MTV VMA Awards 2019
The awards of the night will be presented by Alex Morgan, Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris will be presenting, along with Bebe Rexha, Billy Ray Cyrus, French Montana, Hailee Steinfeld, Ice-T, John Travolta, Queer Eye‘s Jonathan Van Ness, Keke Palmer, and Lenny Kravitz.
The presenting team also includes newly engaged Lindsey Vonn and P.K. Subban, Megan Thee Stallion, Rick Ross, Salt-N-Pepa and Victor Cruz. The Sopranos stars Drea De Matteo, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, and Vincent Pastore will be again seen together for presenting awards.
Preshows before the Award shows
There will be a preshow named as Red Carpet at 6:30 p.m. before the start of the award show. The audience will definitely be enjoying the preshow and the main show also.