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MTV Video Music Awards set to reach 170+ countries in 2022

Wizkid MTV VMAs

This year’s MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), coming off on August 29, is set to be broadcast in over 170 countries which include Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, and South Africa.

The event which promises to reach more than 420 million households, will be held at the famous Prudential Center in New Jersey. This massive show, aired across MTV’s linear and digital platforms, will showcase top performances and a capacity-filled audience cheering their stars on.

Paramount president of talent, music programming and events, Bruce Gillmer said, “We are thrilled to be back in New Jersey for this year’s VMAs live from Prudential Center,” Paramount president of talent, music programming and events Bruce Gillmer said. “Our 2019 show in Newark was undoubtedly one of our biggest and most successful shows yet and we’re excited to bring back the incredible fan energy for one of music’s most anticipated and iconic nights.

Last year’s edition held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn featured Nigerian Afrobeats star Wizkid, who won the Best Cinematography Award for his collaborative work with Beyonce on ‘Brown Skin Girl‘, arguably one of the top tracks of “The Lion King: The Gift” album. The winners’ list also had, Lil Nas X, Justin Beiber, BTS and Olivia Rodrigo.

Prudential Center president Jake Reynolds said, “We could not be more excited to host one of the entertainment industry’s most celebrated award shows and recognize the industry’s biggest stars while adding to the rich history of music in New Jersey.