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MTV’s VMAs Roll Into New Jersey

Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment CEO Scott O’Neil speaks during the MTV Video Music Awards news conference May 6 at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. (Getty Images) Newark’s Prudential Center to host event’s first appearance outside NYC or LA since 2007 When MTV’s Video Music Awards descend on Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., on Monday, the event will mark the first time since 2007 – and only the fourth time in the show’s 35-year history – that the VMAs have been held outside of New York City or Los Angeles. “Working with (MTV owner) Viacom has been such a pleasure,” said Sean Saadeh, the venue’s executive vice president of entertainment. “They’ve really embraced New Jersey as this play for the 2019 VMAs. I’m grateful for them being the pioneers of checking ‘yes’ to New Jersey for these big-time awards shows.” The event, which will be hosted by comic Sebastian Maniscalco,… Continue Reading MTV’s VMAs Roll Into New Jersey

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