Last year, stars such as Kristen Stewart graced the show without companion Robert Pattinson, causing raised eyebrows.
This year Emma Stone is everybody’s sweetheart. She stars in the latest Spider-Man installment with her off-screen boyfriend Andrew Garfield.
Shailene Woodley, from this year’s hit movie “Divergent,” will also be there and already has been spotted on the red carpet.
Conan O’Brien will host this year’s show and Eminem and Rihanna are expected to appear and perform their hit “The Monster” live.
Ellie Goulding will jet in from Coachella where she performed on Friday (Apr. 11) and hit the stage at the MTV show as well. Goulding is one of the UK’s hottest rising female singers.
Ellen Page will appear in character as Kitty Pride, a mutant super hero from the latest Marvel comic book film “X Men: Days of Future Past.” She’ll unveil a new trailer from the movie.
Presenters include Zac Efron, Lupita Nyong’o, Jared Leto and Jessica Alba.
MTV will be live blogging the event from start to finish at MTV News, but you can watch red carpet arrivals here on a live stream. We suggest checking it out.
The live coverage starts at 8:00 p.m. Eastern. Check it out below.