1. Full red carpet coverage begins at 8 p.m. ET on MTV. For those who cannot wait, MTV will stream footage on Twitter from 7:30 p.m. The pre-show will include performances from Backstreet Boys, Bazzi, and Bryce Vine.
2. The show will air live from New York City from 9 p.m. ET on MTV. It will also simulcast on VH1, BET, Comedy Central, Paramount Network, TV Land, CMT, and Logo. It is set to wrap shortly after 11 p.m.
3. Cardi B will give her first post-pregnancy performance as the opening act.
4. Cardi B leads all artists with 10 nominations, including Artist of the Year and Best New Artist. Her "Finesse" remix with Bruno Mars received five nominations, including Video of the Year and Song of the Year.
5. Ariana Grande will perform her single "God Is a Woman." Other artists set to perform include Travis Scott, Shawn Mendes, Logic with Ryan Tedder, Panic! At the Disco, and Post Malone.
6. Also set to perform is Jennifer Lopez, who will be honored with the show’s Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.
7. Best Hip Hop nominee Nicki Minaj will be making her seventh VMA performance from "a secret, iconic location" in New York.
8. Presenters of the coveted Moon Person statuettes will include Millie Bobby Brown, Blake Lively, Liam Payne, Kevin Hart, and more.
9. Unusually, MTV hasn’t announced a host this year. The tagline of this year's show is "Everything Might Happen," so the host may be a surprise reveal.
10. To watch online, you can download the MTV app (if you have a cable login) and watch live from multiple devices.