Before the show airs Monday night, ET's breaking down everything you need to know, from the hosts, to the presenters, to the must-see performances that you will not want to miss.
What Time Do the MTV Video Music Awards Start?: The annual awards ceremony kicks off Monday, Aug. 20 from the Radio City Music Hall in New York City at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT on MTV.
ET's Red Carpet Coverage: You can catch all of ET's live coverage right here on ETonline.com and on Twitter (@etnow) and Instagram (@entertainmenttonight).
Who's Hosting?: Interestingly enough, with less than a week before the show, MTV has yet to announce a host.
Performances: Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Logic featuring Ryan Tedder, Post Malone, Travis Scott, Panic! At The Disco and Maluma. Nicki Minaj is also set to deliver a "special remote performance" from an unspecified location in NYC during the show.
Additionally, the Backstreet Boys, Bazzi and Bryce Vine will perform at the VMAs red carpet pre-show.
Notable Nominations:Cardi B leads the nominations this year with 10 nods, with the Carters (Beyoncé and JAY-Z) behind her with eight. Childish Gambino and Drake round out the most-honored, with both receiving seven nominations. It'll be a tight race for Video of the Year, which includes Ariana Grande's "No Tears Left to Cry," the Carters' "APES**T," Childish Gambino's "This Is America," Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B's "Finesse (Remix)," Drake's "God's Plan" and Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug's "Havana."