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5 Reasons We Can’t Wait For The 2017 MTV VMAs

Posted on August 17, 2017

It’s that time of the year again. The time where music videos SHINE. While we had the iHeart Radio Much Music Video Awards back in June, it’s time for the MTV Video Music Awards!! Trust us, we’re excited AF. 🎉🎉🎉

The show airs on August 27th at 8pm so we’ve got just a little bit longer to wait. But in the meantime, we want to tell YOU why we’re jumping out of our seats with excitement. 🙂 Here are 5 Reasons Why We Can’t Wait For The 2017 MTV VMAs:

1. They’re going to have a non-gendered category

It’s true – if you haven’t already heard, this year’s VMAs will have a non-gendered category for “Artist of the Year”. Instead of having two separate ones, for males and females individually, this category combines the former “Best Female Music Video” and “Best Male Music Video” categories into one. Absolutely incredible. We can’t wait to see who will take home this Moonman!

2. The red carpet looks will probably be smokin’ hot

All we need to say to explain this one is have you seen last year’s looks? 🔥🔥🔥

Photos courtesy of Billboard

3. The host

Two words: Katy. Perry. We are so excited to see this pop star host her very first award show!! Ahhhh! And did you see the crazy visuals that were released with the announcement? 👌



4. The artists performing

Okay, but have you heard who will be taking the stage to perform? Do the following names ring a bell? Thirty Seconds To Mars, Lorde, Shawn Mendes, The Weeknd, Alessia Cara, Demi Lovato, DNCE, Rod Stewart, Kendrick Lamar, Logic, Post Malone, Julia Michaels?! And believe us, there are more! 😱🙌 Hit after hit after hit! We already know we will be singing along ALL NIGHT LONG! 🎤

5. The ‘live’ aspect

Do you remember the time when Kanye West interrupted Taylor Swift as she was accepting her award? Or what about when Madonna and Britney Spears made out on stage? That’s the beauty of a live show; anything can happen and nobody can plan for it. Will there be an iconic moment this year? We’ll have to watch to find out!

And, ICYMI: Taylor Swift will also be premiering her music video for “Look What You Made Me Do”! 

We can’t wait for this performance filled and star studded evening. What are you most excited for? Let us know by commenting below, or tweeting us @umusic! Plus, react below to let us know if you agree! 🙂