Network says : At Barclays Center 2020 MTV VMAs will never again
The 2020 MTV Video Music Awards have ruled against holding an inside occasion at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Rather, it will arrange a progression of outside exhibitions in different NYC precincts.
The show will even now be hung on Aug. 30. The outside shows will happen before restricted or no crowds.
“In close consultation with state and local health officials, it became clear at this time that outdoor performances with limited or no audience would be more feasible and safer than an indoor event,” said an MTV statement.
“The VMAs will highlight the boroughs in an exciting show and return to Barclays Center in 2021. MTV will continue to work closely with the Department of Health, state and local officials, the medical community, and key stakeholders to ensure the safety of all involved.”
A few staff members said they didn’t have a sense of security with an inside show.
Keke Palmer will have the show, with exhibitions booked from K-pop gathering BTS, Doja Cat and J Balvin.
Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga have the most selections with nine each, trailed by Billie Eilish and The Weeknd, who each have six designations.
It would’ve denoted the first run through the show has been at Barclays since 2013.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo initially affirmed the date and setting Monday during one of his customary briefings about the pandemic. During the lead representative’s concise notice of the occasion, one of his readied slides pronounced, “The event will follow all safety guidance, including limited or no audience.”
MTV later affirmed the arrangement in an official statement, declaring that “the health and safety of artists, fans, industry, staff, and partners is of the utmost importance.”
Makers of the show, in co-activity with Barclays the board, “have been working closely with state and local officials to implement best practices for everyone involved,” the delivery noted. Careful steps will incorporate social separating systems, limit restrictions and the “virtualization of segments where possible.”
The delivery said subtleties and potential choices will be delivered sometime in the future, “based on the science and data in New York.”
The VMAs have been held in the New York zone for the recent years, hitting Newark, NJ a year ago after Radio City Music Hall in 2018.
New York City confronted the most exceedingly awful of the early long stretches of COVID-19, with complete passings surpassing 800 per day in April, burdening medical clinics and crisis assets, however the tide has changed as of late. As the remainder of the country adapts to a significant flood in COVID-19, New York is going the other bearing.
While other open occasions planned for the city and the restart of café table help have been centered around outside occasions, the VMAs would have been one of the main major indoor occasions.