The MTV Video Music Awards will be held in Brooklyn on Sunday, Aug. 25.
The network made the announcement on Monday through a series of Instagram photos following the iconic Moonman on his journey from Los Angeles to Brooklyn's Barclay's Center, the Jay-Z-owned arena and home of the Brooklyn Nets.
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The 30th annual VMAs will be the first major annual awards show to take place in the borough."From hip-hop to hipsters, Jay- Z to MGMT
, Brooklyn musicians have a long history of dominating the 'spotlight' on MTV. Brooklyn is a cultural Mecca — the hippest, coolest place for young people across the country, and has played a crucial role in the careers of some of 2013's biggest bands, like fun.
and The Lumineers
," Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz told MTV
in a statement.
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