BET put its best foot forward even during a pandemic …
After what has happened this year, you would forgive organizations for not going through their scheduled plans. There’s still so much that hasn’t been figured out at all. Therefore, it was a bold statement when the BETs decided to go ahead and have their award show, although without an audience, with the arranged performances and awards going to the people who had one it.
Everything happened virtually, even the acceptance speeches of the winners. Shot and recorded from their place of residence rather than having them come to a location instead.
The pandemic still rages on, but what BET did mirror the same way the Bundesliga trail blazed the return of football without the presence of the fans in the stadium. They set the tone more or less for other bodies that were still trying to wrap their minds around how to go ahead with whatever events they had. Charter House caught on to this and announced that the VGMAs would be happening this month in July.
Charter House has decided to do it …
We know what would hold any organization back from deciding this. CEO of Charterhouse. Theresa Ayoade, detailed that they would be shipping off 4000 tickets for the annually occurring event, but that isn’t the case anymore. That headache of a loss would make it difficult to decide to make a profit in any way possible.
However, it looks as though they have come to terms with the situation. The fact that the pandemic is not easing up either meant a decision had to be made sooner than later.
She went ahead to talk about the fact that the ceremony this month would have a live audience but adhering to the social distancing rules in effect across the globe. The question here is whether Charter House can deliver something different, or better to be straightforward as performances from the award show have not necessarily been innovative in recent years.
Just like BET, they have come to a crossroads and made a decision. BET went ahead and still brought their game in execution, quality, and excellence. Can the 2020 VGMAs amidst a global pandemic push through the barriers and finally evolve into an award show that can make us proud? We live to see.