What channel: The show is, of course, on MTV.
Livestream: You can stream the awards show live on MTV's live TV site. You have to have a cable login for access. You can also see it on the MTV app. That's free and also requires a cable login. You can find the app on iTunes/Apple TV, Amazon, Xbox One, Google, Roku, Chromecast and elsewhere.
Where is it: The Forum in Inglewood, California.
What time: Red carpet festivities begin at 6:15 p.m. ET. There will also be some performances in advance of the show, which begins at 8 p.m. ET.
Who is the host: Katy Perry, who is up for five awards, will be hosting the ceremony. She will also perform "Chained to Rhythm."
Who is performing: The list is long, but here are a few of the faces you'll see:
Who is nominated: With eight nominations, Kendrick Lamar tops the list of VMA nominees. Host Katy Perry and The Weeknd have five nominations each. Click here to see a full list of this year's VMA nominations.
What's new this year: A new category has been added. The "Best Fight Against the System" category will honor socially conscious music. Nominees include: "Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)" off the Hamilton Mixtape and Shailene Woodley's protest anthem with Taboo, "Stand Up/ Stand N Rock #NoDAPL."