The much anticipated MTV #VMAs are set to blow you away when global pop superstar Katy Perry will host the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards that will be broadcast live on MTV (DStv channel 130) on Monday, 28 August at 02:00 CAT with a repeat at 21:30 CAT that same evening.
To add African flair to the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, MTV Africa and Smirnoff will be travelling to the ceremony with choreographer and television personality Somizi Mhlongo who will cover the red carpet.
What you need to know about this year’s ceremony:
- Our very own Somizi will host on the red carpet
- Katy Perry will host the show
- P!nk will receive the Michael Jackson Vanguard Award
- Expect to see a night jampacked with stars galore
- Nominees include: Kendrick Lamar, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, The Weeknd, Alessia Cara, DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller, Ed Sheeran, Lorde, Khalid, Harry Styles, Fifth Harmony, Big Sean amongst others
- Performers include: Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Ed Sheeran, Fifth Harmony, Lorde, The Weeknd, Shawn Mendes, Thirty Seconds to Mars