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How to Watch the 2021 ‘MTV Video Music Awards’ Live For Free on Apple TV, Roku, Fire TV, and Mobile

Aubrey Meister

It’s almost time for the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards! This year, Doja Cat hosts the event, honoring the past year’s top music videos and performers. The 2021 MTV Video Music Awards air live on Sunday at 8 p.m. ET. You can watch it live for free with a 7-Day Free Trial of Philo.

How to Watch the 2021 MTV VMAs

About the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards

After last year’s adapted VMAs with pre-recorded and outdoor performances due to COVID, the awards show is airing live from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

The 2021 MTV Video Music Awards will feature performances by:

  • Alicia Keys
  • Camila Cabello
  • Chlöe of Chloe x Halle
  • Doja Cat
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Jack Harlow
  • Justin Bieber
  • Kacey Musgraves
  • The Kid LAROI
  • Kim Petras
  • Lil Nas X
  • Machine Gun Kelly
  • Normani
  • Olivia Rodrigo
  • Ozuna
  • Polo G
  • Shawn Mendes
  • Swae Lee
  • Swedish House Mafia
  • Tainy
  • twenty-one pilots

Because the VMAs are just one day after the 20-year commemoration of the 9/11 attacks, MTV is working with non-profit 9/11 Day to “promote awareness and action.”

The pre-show, hosted by Kim Petra, Swedish House Mafia, and Polo G, begins at 6:30 p.m. ET on MTV.

How to Stream the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards Live for Free on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, iOS, and Android

There are six major streaming providers that offer Live TV Streaming. All six of these providers allow you to watch the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards live on MTV, MTV2, VH1, BET, TV Land, Nickelodeon, Logo, Comedy Central, and The CW using iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, Chromecast, and Web. They are Philo, Hulu Live TV, fuboTV, DIRECTV STREAM, Sling TV, and YouTube TV.

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All Live TV Streaming Options

Philo

Price: $25
Includes: MTV, MTV2, VH1, BET, TV Land, Nickelodeon, LOGO, and Comedy Central + 13 Top Cable Channels

Hulu Live TV

Price: $64.99
Includes: MTV, VH1, BET, TV Land, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, and The CW + 27 Top Cable Channels

Add-on: $8 Entertainment Add-on
Includes: MTV2

fuboTV

Price: $64.99
Includes: MTV, VH1, BET, TV Land, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, and The CW + 22 Top Cable Channels

Add-on: $8 fubo Extra
Includes: MTV2 and LOGO

DIRECTV STREAM

Price: $94.99
Includes: MTV, MTV2, VH1, BET, TV Land, Nickelodeon, LOGO, Comedy Central, and The CW + 30 Top Cable Channels

Sling TV

Price: $35
Includes: Comedy Central + 19 Top Cable Channels

Add-on: $6 Comedy Extra
Includes: MTV, MTV2, TV Land, and LOGO

Add-on: $6 Lifestyle Extra
Includes: VH1 and BET

YouTube TV

Price: $64.99
Includes: MTV, VH1, BET, TV Land, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, and The CW + 26 Top Cable Channels

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