MTV to Announce VMA Nominations on Instagram and Vine


MTV will make history when it announces the nominations for the 2013 Video Music Awards on July 17.

Beginning at 8 a.m. ET, the channel will start revealing the nominees through the MTV Instagram and Vine accounts. Their first post will be the announcement for the night’s top award, Video of the Year, and each hour after that, MTV will announce the nominees for the remaining categories.

MTV to Air Alternate ‘Hills’ Ending on August 9

This isn’t the first change made to the VMAs. Previously, its trophy, the Moonman, got a face lift in celebration of the award show’s 30th anniversary.

Watch the new Moonman be handed out on Sunday, August 25 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.