Witness the women in music dominate the 2019 Video Music Awards, exclusively on Vh1

Witness the women in music dominate the 2019 Video Music Awards, exclusively on Vh1

 

The 2019 Video Music Awards couldn’t get bigger, as Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift vie for the 

prestigious ‘Moon Person’ statue with nods in 10 categories each, Jonas Brothers make a grand 

return to the VMA stage, a sparkling stage debut of sensational Camila Cabello and Missy Elliott 

receiving this year’s coveted Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. Viewers in India can 

catch all this excitement, drama and thrill as it happens at the Prudential Center in New Jersey 

on Tuesday August 27, starting with the Red Carpet at 5:30am, leading to the main event at 

6:30am, and repeat telecast at 8pm, exclusively on Vh1.  

 

 

 

 

 

Bringing the biggest and best international music and award events to Indian viewers, Hashim 

Dsouza – Head of Programming, English Entertainment, Viacom18, said, “Vh1 is the only channel 

on Indian television that houses and showcases such an extensive and unrivaled list of awards, 

events and music launches. The 2019 Video Music Awards is one of the biggest and most envied 

awards nights with the who’s who of music industry attending and performing. Along with the 

introduction of new categories – ‘Best K-Pop’ and ‘Video For Good’; the competition for the 

Moon Person trophies gets even more fierce with Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, Lil Nas X, 21 

Savage, Billie Eilish and Jonas Brothers competing in the ‘Video of the Year’ category. But making 

 

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This year’s event unmissable are performances by Taylor Swift, Jonas Brothers, Camila Cabello 

along with Shawn Mendes, Bad Bunny, J Balvin, Lil Nas X, Lizzo, Rosalía, and winner of 7 Moon 

Person trophies & newly inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame – Missy Elliott, who will also be 

honored with the 2019 VMA Video Vanguard.” 

 

 

 

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The 2019 Video Music Awards will be historical as it will introduce its first ever Fashion Trailblazer 

Award that will be received by none other than Marc Jacobs. With a legacy that spans over 

three decades, Jacobs is a revered figure in fashion and music; his stunning designs sported by 

famous artists such as Lady Gaga and Rita Ora had set the red carpet ablaze in previous editions 

of the awards. While ‘Thank You, Next’ director Hannah Lux Davis received eight nods, the most 

for any director this year; Camila Cabello is nominated alongside Shawn Mendes in four 

categories, including Best Collaboration for their song – Señorita. And Missy Elliott joins the ranks 

of fellow icons like Beyoncé, Janet Jackson, Madonna, and last year's recipient, Jennifer Lopez, 

with the prestigious prize of VMA Video Vanguard, which honors an artist's remarkable body of 

work. 

 

 

Experience the magic of music’s most anticipated award night – 2019 Video Music Awards, on 

Tuesday August 27 at 5:30am and repeat telecast at 9pm, exclusively on Vh1 

 

 

 

 

ABOUT Vh1 India:  

Vh1 is India’s only 24-hour International entertainment channel that provides viewers with their daily dose of International 

music, Hollywood, Pop culture and Lifestyle. Vh1 is a part of Viacom 18. Since its inception in January 2005, Vh1 has 

grown tremendously reaching over 75 million people in India. Vh1 India has grown the English music audience by 180% in 

the last 5 years alone. The channel has pioneered the heady combination of programming content and lives on ground 

activities. Vh1 has been committed to bringing to Indian audiences the best of international music genres like EDM, punk, 

rock, reggae, hip hop, pop, jazz etc. Through their international properties like ‘Rock Rules’, ‘Jazz Masters’, ‘Hip-Hop 

Hustle’ & ‘Handpicked’ Vh1 has successfully brought down, artists such as Anoushka Shankar, Wyclef Jean, 

KardinalOffishall, Mobb Deep, Flipsyde, Jazz legend Herbie Hancock & chart topper Simon Webbe. From 2011, Vh1 India 

also secured a multi-year deal for Music’s Biggest Event – The Grammys. This deal has spearheaded Vh1 as the No.1 

viewing destination for the youth in the English entertainment and lifestyle space. Globally, Vh1 is available across 148 

million households in over 124 countries/territories. 

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