2011 MTV Video Music Awards Returns To Los Angeles
April 13, 2011 at 5:32 AM (PT)
MTV is returning to LOS ANGELES with the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards. The 28th Annual VMAs airs live on SUNDAY, AUGUST 28th from the NOKIA THEATRE L.A. at 9p (ET/PT).
"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 MTV Pres. STEPHEN FRIEDMAN. "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 VMAs for the 2nd year in a row at NOKIA THEATRE L.A. LIVE ," said SVP/GM 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."