The 2017 iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards are on their way!
With just a day until Toronto’s big musical event of the weekend, we’re here to answer all of your burning questions about the show, the nominees, the performances and more. The MMVAs is an annual ceremony held in Toronto to honor the year’s best music videos. Notable “Video of the Year” past winners include “Gotta Be Somebody” by Nickelback, “Call Me Maybe” by and last year’s “Hotline Bling” by .
This year marks the 27th show in the ceremony’s history after launching in 1990. Here’s a breakdown of what’s in store for 2017:
1. Who’s Running the Show?
There can’t be a show without a ringleader—or two! This year, and Alessia Cara will keep everything running smoothly. Of course, you know the former Jonas Brother as a part of this year’s nominated group, DNCE. As for Cara, you haven’t been able to get her hit track, “Stay” out of your head all spring.
In addition to the two hosts, the lineup of award presenters includes 13 Reasons Why star Brandon Flynn, WWE champ , Victoria’s Secret Angel Martha Hunt and Pretty Little Liars’ .
2. Who Can Win?
There are dozens of stars nominated for awards this year, including Shawn Mendes, who’s up for the coveted “Video of the Year” for “Mercy.” Additional nominees include , , , and for “International Artist of the Year” as well as and for “Most Buzzworthy International Artist or Group.” , Drake, Cara, and Mendes are all up for “Most Buzzworthy Canadian Artist.”
As for “International Duo or Group of the Year,” , Imagine Dragons, Migos, and Twenty One Pilots have all been nominated.
3. Will There Be Live Music?
Of course! it wouldn’t be a music award show without some live entertainment. The slated performer’s for this year’s ceremony include Lorde, Imagine Dragons, Iggy Azalea, DNCE, Julia Michaels, Jazz Cartier, , Post Malone, Arkells and a newly solo .
4. You Have a Say!
While you wait for the winning names to be called, you can vote for your fan fave artist, international artist or group, video and Much creator by clicking .
5. Where Can I Watch the Show?
If you’re in Canada, the show broadcasts live on television. However, if you’re in the states, you can get a front row seat to all of the festivities by watching a live stream . The red carpet begins at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, followed by the show at 9 p.m. ET.