The 2016 MTV Video Music Awards are finally here, with some of the biggest stars in entertainment gracing the stage. There are rumors of surprise performers and Beyonce is reported as a possibility. The pre-show begins at 8 p.m. ET on MTV, with the actual awards show starting at 9 p.m. ET. If you are not near a television, options are available for watching the big event online. Read on below for details and instructions.
The red carpet arrivals begin at 6:15 p.m. ET, but the red carpet show online starts at 7 p.m. ET. If you have access to a cable or satellite log-in, you can watch it via the VMAs 2016 live stream. Click here to access the live stream page for the awards as well as red carpet pre-show.
Daily Beast reports that you can get inside access to the awards and behind-the-scenes footage via the MTV App. The app is available on Google Play, iTunes, XBox One, Roku, Chromecast, and Amazon. Several options, like Roku, will require you to sign in with your local TV provider (Verizon, Optimum, etc.).
Daily Beast also reports that MTV is streaming the VMAs via the @MtvVideoMusicAwardsLiveStream2016 Facebook page.
As the awards show gets closer, throughout the day we will update this post with all the most accurate information on how to watch the MTV VMAs online.
According to Rolling Stone, there will also be a post-show streaming live via MTV’s Facebook page, which you can check out by clicking here. With the awards show slated to end around 11:45 p.m. ET, the post-show should start airing around that time as well.
When the red carpet and awards show airs, you can check out highlights from the evening and star arrivals on the MTV website by clicking here.