Save the Date for the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards: Live From Los Angeles On Saturday, August 27

Dust off your spacesuits and queue your favorite “New & Noteworthy” YouTube playlist, because the VMAs are swiftly approaching.

After transforming Madison Square Garden into a terrestrial dance hall, aerobics studio and lemonade stand for last year’s ceremony, MTV is heading back to California—specifically the Forum, a historic venue in Inglewood.

“MTV, at 35 years old, has been around almost as long as the Forum,” said Forum manager Shelli Azoff in a press release. “Together, we’re 85 and enjoy lifetimes of music history.”

The Forum—sometimes called the “Fabulous” Forum—is the nation’s largest indoor performance venue, hosting sporting events and musical extravaganzas, including the 2014 VMA telecast.

MTV lands in Los Angeles for the 2014 VMAs. (Photo courtesy of Getty Images)

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Video Music Awards Deliver Epic Moments, Reach 10.1 Million Viewers

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The 2013 Video Music Awards was held at Barclays Center this weekend,  the first-ever award show broadcast live from Brooklyn. The show, set against large scale Moonmen, delivered a perfect (both precise and massive) snapshot of this year’s music, plus countless moments in music history, including an historical performance from ‘NSYNC – the first reunion of the legendary boy band in a decade. It was also a resounding ratings success, reaching 10.1 million viewers — a 66% increase over last year’s show. Read More

MTV Bringing 2013 Video Music Awards to Brooklyn!

by Daina Amorosano, Viacom
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See above — MTV has paved the road to the 2013 Video Music Awards! The 30th iteration of the VMAs will take the marquee awards show from Los Angeles to Brooklyn, N.Y., airing LIVE at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on August 25.