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The 2020 VMAs are only six days away, and the party's already begun. That's because Chloe x Halle , Jack Harlow , Lewis Capaldi , Tate McRae , and Machine Gun Kelly featuring Travis Barker and Blackbear will be your pre-show performers when the fun kicks off on Sunday, August 30 at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT.
And that's not all: MTV's Nessa Diab and Jamila Mustafa will host the 90-minute pre-show event, featuring performances, celebrity interviews, and coast-to-coast coverage of your faves, courtesy of special correspondents Kevan Kenney and Travis Mills.
This year's show will also honor Everyday Heroes: Frontline Medical Workers, highlighting the best performances given in 2020 by doctors, nurses, and other responders and workers on the front lines. Nominees include:
Dr. Elvis Francois and Dr. William Robinson – 'Imagine'
Dr. Nate Wood – 'Lean On Me'
Jefferson University Hospital’s Swab Squad – 'Level Up'
Jason 'Tik Tok Doc' Campbell
Lori Marie Key – 'Amazing Grace'
And we're not even close to finished. All summer, the field of PUSH Best New Artists nominees has been narrowing thanks to fan voting — now, the top three finalists include Doja Cat, Lewis Capaldi and Yungblud. Fans can cast their ballot by .
The 2020 VMAs will air live at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Sunday, August 30 across MTV's linear and digital platforms, as well as with several outdoor performances around New York City. Find everything you need to know at vma.mtv.com .