“We’re elated to bring the 2020 ‘VMAs’ back to NYC, the cultural mecca of the world where music and entertainment are woven into the DNA,” Bruce Gillmer, president of music, music expertise, programming and occasions for ViacomCBS Media Networks, stated in a press release.
“Show producers alongside Barclays Center management have been working closely with state and local officials to implement best practices for everyone involved,” the discharge acknowledged. “Among the measures all parties involved have aligned to include extensive social distancing procedures, meaningful capacity limitations, the virtualization of components where possible, and limited capacity or no audience.”
“We’re very excited to as soon as once more host this legendary night time of music, and are particularly pleased with the impression it will have on our Brooklyn group via the creation of native jobs,” he said. “We deeply respect the help and recommendation of state and native authorities officers, as properly as our inside administration and workforce of medical consultants, all of whom have been working laborious to make sure the well being and security of everybody concerned, and we will proceed to intently comply with their steerage all through each step of the planning course of with our companions at ViacomCBS.”