MTV Japan announced nominees, hosts and the first four performers to be featured at MTV Video Music Awards Japan (VMAJ) 2014, which is set to take place at Maihama Amphitheater in Chiba Prefecture on Saturday, 14 June. The highly anticipated awards show will broadcast live on MTV Japan on Saturday, 6pm (Tokyo time) and MTV Asia will run a same-day telecast of the show on 7pm (WIB), 8pm (SIN/HK) and 9pm (MAL). This will enable about 10 million households across MTV Japan and MTV Asia to watch one of Japan’s biggest nights in music on the same day. MTV VMAJ 2014 is expected to also telecast globally after the show across MTV’s global networks. Furthermore, this year’s VMAJ will be open to the global online community and streamed live throughout the main show at the show’s official website VMAJ.JP
Global megastar Beyoncé and Tokyo pop culture icon, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, who won two awards at last year’s VMAJ, received three nominations each. Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is also confirmed to perform, along with Berryz KOBO, E-girls and Daichi Miura. Additional performers and presenters will be announced at a later date. The show will be hosted by the first combination of J-pop superstars Sayumi Michishige (MORNING MUSUME ’14), T.M.Revolution and w-inds.
Voting for all categories is now available for worldwide audience at VMAJ.JP