The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards will take place tonight, Sunday August 25th, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The hip-hop star joins an already killer lineup including Lady Gaga, who will be performing her single “Applause” from her upcoming album “Artpop” in a comeback performance.
Justin Timberlake is also slated perform and has also confirmed that he will be reuniting onstage with his former boyband group NSync.
Katy Perry, who has not performed at the MTV VMA’s since 2009, will also perform at the award show with her first single “Roar” from her upcoming album “Prism”, which will be released Oct. 22.
Miley Cyrus, who has been nominated for Best Female Video, will perform “We Can’t Stop.”
Robin Thicke will also perform his single “Blurred Lines,” which has topped Billboard charts across the world.
Kanye West, will be performing for the seventh time at the VMAs. Bruno Mars is also slated to take the stage with a new single from his album, Unorthodox Jukebox. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis will also sing “Same Love.”
This year’s nominees for Video of the Year include Justin Timberlake’s “Mirrors,” Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz. “Thrift Shop,” Bruno Mars’ “Locked Out of Heaven.” Robin Thicke feat. T. I. and Pharrell “Blurred Lines” and Taylor Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble.”
Tune in for the 2013 VMA Pre Show/Red Carpet at 7 p.m. CT and the Video Music Awards at 8p.m. CT.