By Chad Schlegel
Updated September 13, 2009 at 12:00 PM EDT

UPDATE: The VMAs are done, but you can still read our live blog! Just click “play” on the widget at the bottom of this post. And thanks to everyone who participated! Remember to check back in a few hours for more coverage, including a wrap-up of the show’s most sensational moments, and photos of the night’s fashion hits and misses.

Hey! You’re just in time. EW’s Simon Vozick-Levinson and Tanner Stransky cordially invite you to join them right here tonight for their live blog of the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, starting at 8 P.M. ET.

Hosted once again by Russell Brand, the awards will feature Janet Jackson’s tribute to her late brother, plus performances by Alicia Keys, The All-American Rejects, Beyonce, Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift and more.

Simon and Tanner are being joined by Wendy Wilson and Zharmer Hardimon of EW’s Tim Stack is at Radio City Music Hall, tweeting all the behind-the-scenes details. So what are you waiting for? Join the fun just below…

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