MTV Video Music Awards Announced
"We are proud to host the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, the creative capital of the world. And we look forward to showcasing our city's exciting new downtown entertainment attractions," said Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
"We are thrilled to return to Los Angeles where the energy of the city will help power the creative spirit of the 28th annual VMA's," said Stephen Friedman, President of MTV. "The city is the perfect backdrop for all the musical moments, mayhem and magic that make the VMA's such a notorious celebration."
"We are incredibly excited to have the MTV VMA's for the 2nd year in a row at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE ," Sr. Vice President & General Manager, Lee Zeidman. "MTV is a true visionary in the world of music and live entertainment and we are looking forward to the eyes of the music world being on L.A. LIVE this August."