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MTV will reward a virtual concert at its next gala


The category of the best performance in the metaverse (Best Metaverse Performance) has been added to the list of VMA nominations in order to celebrate artists who have found creative ways to use these spaces [virtuels]an MTV spokesperson told The Hill news site.

Ariana Grande, Blackpink, BTS, Charli XCX, Justin Bieber and Twenty One Pilots are the candidates for this trophy.

American pop star Ariana Grande conducted five virtual concerts last August in the virtual video game environment Fortniteon the occasion of an event entitled Rift Tower.

Members of Korean pop girl group Blackpink followed suit this month, performing a dozen times on PUBG-Mobilea Battle Royale game.

Another Korean pop group, BTS, performed their hits Butter and Permission to Dance In the universe Minecraft on the occasion of a interactive event broadcast by YouTube on December 16 and 17.

The video is approaching the milestone of 5 billion views.

Canadian singer Justin Bieber is nominated for An Interactive Virtual Experiencea concert broadcast last November merging video games, real-time motion capture and live musical performances.

Finally, the British singer Charli XCX and the American rock band Twenty One Pilots gave concerts on the Roblox platform, a multiplayer online game for children and teenagers which has more than 44 million active users. in the world.

The MTV Video Music Awards will air live from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on August 28.

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