The MTV Video Music Awards will take place on September 12 in New York, the channel announced Tuesday – the latest news that live entertainment is coming back in the city as it emerges from the pandemic. MTV has yet to announce which artists will perform at the event, to be staged in front of an audience at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn. Last year,
New York is planning to host a major concert in Central Park in August as a way to celebrate the city's "rebirth" following the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday. No programme details were revealed, but De Blasio has asked veteran music producer Clive Davis – who often draws A-listers to his events – to organise the line-up.