Who Will Host This Year’s MTV Video Music Awards?

Sebastian Maniscalco 2019 - Music Industry Weekly
Sebastian Maniscalco 2019 - Music Industry Weekly

The MTV Video Music Awards just announced that Sebastian Maniscalco, will be hosting the show this year August 29, at the Prudential Center in New Jersey staring at 9pm EST.

Bruce Gillmer said in an interview that he is thrilled to have such incredible comedic talent such as Sebastian Maniscalco to host this year’s VMA show. It will truly be a night to remember.

Maniscalco has been on the radar in the industry since 2018 when he made his feature film debut, as Johnny Venere in the Academy Award-winning film Green Book. In the same year, Maniscalco was chosen by Billboard for Comedian of the Year, and was included on Forbes’ World’s Highest Paid Comedian’s list.

Maniscalco will be touring this year as well which is set to kick off September 12 in Tulsa, OK.

2019 You Bother Me Tour Dates:
9/12/19      River Spirit Casino                         Tulsa, OK
9/13/19      WinStar World Casino         Thackerville, OK
9/14/19      Orpheum Theatre                           Wichita, KS
9/26/19      Ovens Auditorium                          Charlotte, NC
9/27/19      Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center    Cherokee, NC
9/28/19      Mead Theatre at Schuster Center   Dayton, OH
10/3/19      Blue Cross Arena                           Rochester, NY
10/4/19      TD Garden                            Boston, MA
10/25/19    Landmark Theatre                          Syracuse, NY
11/2/19      United Center                                 Chicago, IL
11/15/19    Bell Centre                            Montreal, Canada
11/16/19    Canadian Tire Centre                     Ottawa, Canada

For more information, please visit sebastianlive.com.

Also, look out for Maniscalco’s appearance on the film The Irishman, being released this year alongside Robert DeNiro.