The MTV Video Music Awards will welcome a familiar face to host the 20th edition of its annual ceremony - comedian Chris Rock will be taking the helm.

The awards happen on 28 August (03) in New York at Radio City Music Hall, where they were launched in 1984. HEAD OF STATE star Rock later hosted them in 1999.

Eager Chris enthuses, "I can't wait to do it."

Performers, presenters and nominees for the show have yet to be announced.

27/06/2003 02:04