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How to watch the MTV Video Music Awards

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The 2018 MTV Video Music Awards will likely take place in late August 2018. Katy Perry hosted the 2017 VMAs, and 2018 promises to take all that was great last year and deliver even more star-studded goodness.

Who will take home a Moonman this year? There’s only one way to find out.

What time do the MTV VMAs start?

The 2018 VMAs will likely begin at 8 PM EST. That’s an hour earlier than previous years, with the fashion carpet show starting promptly at 7. Judging from shows past, you won’t want to miss it.

How to watch the MTV Music Video Awards

The easiest way to watch the VMAs is through Use a VPN to get front row seats to this year’s hottest event.

Here is how you could stream the 2017 VMAs with a VPN:

  • Use ExpressVPN to connect to a server in the U.S.
  • Head to
  • Follow the prompts to log in or sign up (you can also sign up b linking your Facebook or Twitter account)
  • Enter your date of birth and stream away

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Channels streaming the MTV VMAs

In 2017, viewers were able to bypass the MTV Live route and stream the VMAs directly on Apple TV or SlingTV package. It’s safe to assume the same avenues will also be available this year.

Check back later for a comprehensive guide to all the sites and services streaming the VMAs this year

Who’s up for a VMA this year?

Need a quick refresher on who’s up for what? Make sure to come back later for a full list of who’s up for what.

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