MTV today announced that Apple Music’s Beats 1 will be the exclusive home for the global announcement of the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) nominations. The nominees will be revealed during the Beats 1 Chart show at 10:00 a.m. ET / 7:00 a.m. PT on Tuesday July 21 hosted by Brooke Reece accompanied by Travis Mills. Beats 1 is a worldwide radio station broadcasting on Apple Music to more than 100 countries.
Starting today, MTV and Beats 1 will launch a 24-hour countdown across each brand’s various digital and social platforms that will point fans to the live announcement the following day. Immediately following the announcement on Beats 1, voting for the 2015 MTV VMA categories will go live at 11:00 a.m. ET / 8:00 a.m. PTat vma.mtv.com.
The announcement kicks off the campaign for the LIVE VMAs telecast that will air on Sunday, August 30 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV from the Microsoft Theater, formerly Nokia Theatre L.A. Live. The 2015 ‘MTV Video Music Awards’ will air across MTV’s global network of channels in more than 160 countries and territories, reaching more than half a billion households around the world.
Jesse Ignjatovic/Den of Thieves is the Executive Producer for the 2015 ‘MTV Video Music Awards.’ Van Toffler, Stephen Friedman, Amy Doyle and Garrett English are Executive Producers. Garrett English also serves as Executive In Charge of Production for MTV. Joanna Bomberg, Jen Jones and Lee Lodge are Co-Executive Producers. Hamish Hamilton is Director. Wendy Plaut is Celebrity Talent Executive.
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