Brush off your space suit, because the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards are about to enter Earth’s atmosphere. The annual show honors the songs and videos that soundtrack your life, plus the talented artists who make the magic happen. Who will take home a coveted Moon Person trophy this year? Find out Sunday, August 27, when the VMAs land at the Forum in Inglewood, California. The TV broadcast blasts off at 8e/5p.
Here’s everything else you need to know, and check back for more updates as we get closer to the big night. See you soon!
Kendrick Lamar is storming the stage.
Attention, ladies and gentlemen and aliens that may or may not exist on another planet! Kendrick Lamar is officially performing at the VMAs, so make sure you get your spaceships to Earth on time. You don’t want to miss this.
Say hello to your host, Katy Perry.
— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) July 27, 2017
The Witness singer will wow all you earthlings as VMA host — and as a performer. To prepare, she trained in zero gravity and ate a lot of astronaut ice cream. Judging from her “E.T.” music video, she’s more than ready to conquer the galaxies.
Bleachers, Khalid, and Cardi B kick off the pre-show.
— MTV (@MTV) August 22, 2017
The action begins on the red carpet, where Bleachers, Khalid, and Cardi B will be performing at the VMA pre-show one hour before the show. Host Lil Yachty and MTV’s Terrence J, Charlamagne Tha God, and Gaby Wilson chat with your faves.
The nominations are here.