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Lighting Plots For The 2018 MTV VMAs

The MTV Video Music Awards—abbreviated as a VMAs—are presented annually by the cable channel MTV to honor the best in the music video medium. The 2018 VMAs were broadcast live on Monday, August 20 from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The lighting designer for this event was Bob Barnhart of 22 Degrees in Los Angeles, with highlights including performances by Jennifer Lopez, Camila Cabello, Nicki Minaj, Logic, Cardi B, Travis Scott, Maluma, Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, and other top music acts. Check out the light plots as well as the lighting team and gear list for the VMAs in this slide show, and stay tuned for a Q&A with Barnhart.

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