2009 MTV VMA Roundup: Will You Be Watching? The 2009 VMAs are on Sunday, and music videos are never really the thing you end up tuning in for. This is MTV, and as usual the network is pulling out all the stops to encourage us to watch. Last year's host Russell Brand will be back, and the almost-certain upcoming jabs at Twilight are just the beginning. Here are a few other reasons to check it out!