Keke Palmer Is Your 2020 MTV VMA Host: See Her Announcement

By Hayden Brooks

August 7, 2020

Keke Palmer is your 2020 MTV Video Music Awards host.

On Thursday (August 6), the network announced that the host/actress will take the stage at this year's ceremony. In her announcement, she "Facetimed" and dropped the news to her True Jackson, VP character, saying, "True, I’m hosting the MTV Video Music Awards! The VMAs! Summer’s biggest stage with the world’s biggest artists." Palmer, who turns 27 days before the VMAs, will become the show's youngest VMA host since a 22-year-old Miley Cyrus hosted the show in 2015. This year's ceremony is set for the Brooklyn's Barclays Center with "limited to no guests" and airs at 8pm PT/ET on August 30 across MTV's linear and digital platforms.

While Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande lead the pack with nine nominees apiece, Billie Eilish and The Weeknd are runner-ups on the list. As for the performers, the 37th annual event will feature "performances from various iconic locations across the city throughout all five boroughs to honor the spirit and resilience of New York." Nominees BTS, Doja Cat and J Balvin have been announced for performance slots.

If you want to get in on the action for the upcoming ceremony, you can vote for all 15 gender-neutral categories. Click here for the full list of nominations!

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