MTV and TelevisaUnivision Unite for First-of-Its-Kind Partnership for 2023 “VMAs”

MTV and TelevisaUnivision Unite for First-of-Its-Kind Partnership for 2023 "VMAs"

MTV and TelevisaUnivision together announce a first-of-its-kind partnership for a LIVE, hosted simulcast of the 2023 “VMAs” on Tuesday, September 12th at 8PM ET/PT on UniMás, with an encore on Univision at 11:30PM ET/PT, making it available to the most global audience in “VMAs” history.

As part of the live simulcast, UniMás will bring its viewers exclusive show access with original live, in-show commentary from Univision’s fan-favorite Alejandra Espinoza throughout the three-hour broadcast.

“We are thrilled to partner with TelevisaUnivision for this groundbreaking partnership as we further expand the ‘VMAs’ worldwide footprint and amplify our massive lineup of international icons to make this year’s show the biggest celebration of global music in MTV history,” said Bruce Gillmer, President of Music, Music Talent, Programming & Events, Paramount and Chief Content Officer, Music, Paramount Global.

“We are excited to be the exclusive Spanish-language destination in the U.S. for this year’s VMAs, a celebration of music that will honor Latin artists like never before,” added Ignacio Meyer, President of U.S. Networks, TelevisaUnivison. “As home to the leading U.S. Hispanic networks, our commitment to delivering the best in entertainment is unwavering. We’re thrilled to partner with MTV to deliver more fan-fueled music events to our passionate viewers.”

Returning LIVE from New Jersey’s Prudential Center, the 2023 “VMAs” will feature epic, show-stopping performances from music’s biggest names, including Latin powerhouses Anitta, Karol G, Peso Pluma, The Warning and Video Vanguard Award honoree Shakira, international sensations Måneskin, Stay Kids, TOMORROW X TOGETHER, plus superstars Cardi B feat. Megan Thee Stallion, Demi Lovato, Doja Cat, Kelsea Ballerini, Lil Wayne, emcee Nicki Minaj, Olivia Rodrigo and Sean “Diddy” Combs who will be honored as this year’s Global Icon Award, with more to be announced.

In addition to UniMás and Univision, the 2023 “VMAs” will simulcast on MTV sister brands BET, BET Her, CMT, CC, Logo, MTV2, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, Pop, TV Land and VH1.


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