NYC VIBE at the
Video Music Awards
September 2018 – It all began in New York City in the 1980s…when MTV launched a cultural revolution as the first all music channel. Every year MTV celebrates the best music videos from the top artists. This year, the Video Music Awards were back where they belong – in New York City – at Radio City Music Hall!
This year’s VMAs had a “NYC VIBE” – that’s because many of the presenters, performers, and nominees were from New York City. The biggest honor of the evening wen to an iconic video artist who was born an raised in The Bronx – Jennifer Lopez!
J-Lo received the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. Ms. lopez is one of the many New Yorkers who have been honored with this lifetime achievement award which includes Madonna, David Byrne, Hype Williams, LL Cool J, and the Beastie Boys. Lopez’s show stopping medley of her greatest hits was among the evenings most anticipated performances. The energy inside Radio City Music Hall was felt around the World!
Celebrities on the red carpet were excited to see their favorite musical artists perform and accept their awards. Rock Legends Aerosmith closed out the show – with Bronx native Steven Tyler belting out their greatest hits.
New York City is the Epicenter of the music world, and having the VMAs on the worlds biggest stage and in the city’s most famous music venue was a perfect way to celebrate the great songs and videos of 2018!