MTV’s 2022 Video Music Awards will take place at Prudential Center in Newark, Aug. 28

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MTV’s Video Music Awards show will take place in Newark, Aug. 28.

MTV will present this year’s edition of its annual Video Music Awards show at the Prudential Center in Newark, Aug. 28. The show will air around the world, in more than 170 countries.

The ceremony took place there for the first time in 2019, though the 2020 and 2021 shows were both in New York.

“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,” said Bruce Gillmer — president of music, music talent, programming and events for MTV’s parent company, Paramount — in a press release.

“It is fitting that Newark is once again the host city, as it is the birthplace of many of the biggest names in music, and has so much to offer its visitors — a vibrant arts and culture scene, historic downtown, and diverse cuisine,” said Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka in the same press release.

Nominees and performers have not been announced yet.

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