Katy Perry, Jay-Z, Alicia Keys and More to Perform at MTV VMAs

August 05, 2010 06:41:45 GMT

Usher, Pink and 30 Seconds to Mars are also expected to entertain the star-studded crowd packed into Los Angeles' Nokia Theater.

Katy Perry, Jay-Z, Alicia Keys and More to Perform at MTV VMAs
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Those who will deliver live performances on the stage of this year's MTV Video Music Awards have been revealed. Katy Perry, Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, Usher, Pink and 30 Seconds to Mars are lined up for the celebration, The Marquee Blog of CNN reported.

All of the newly-announced musical guests score multiple nominations at the September 12 event. Perry is vying for Best Female Video and Best Pop Video, 30 Seconds to Mars receive four nods including a bid in Best Direction, and Pink gets two nominations in Best Direction and Best Editing.

Usher, meanwhile, is up for Best Male Video, Best Dance Music Video and Best Choreography. Jay-Z and Keys' duet in "Empire State of Mind" appears in three categories; Best Collaboration, Best Cinematography and Best Direction. In addition, Jay-Z is competing for another prize for Best Hip-Hop Video.

Topping all of their multiple nods is Lady GaGa who sweeps 13 nominations. Following her domination is Eminem with eight nods and another bid he shares with Drake, Lil Wayne and Kanye West for "Forever". One thing for sure, both of them are battling against each other for Video of the Year with Florence and the Machine, B.o.B and 30 Seconds to Mars as the other competitors.

The 2010 MTV Video Music Awards will air live from Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday night at 9 P.M. ET/PT. Host, presenters and maybe additional performers are expected to be announced in the coming weeks. Fans can vote for the winners at


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posted by wale on Oct 18, 2010
nicki is d baddest chick
posted by Jazmine on Aug 09, 2010
Can't wait to see 30 Seconds to Mars there XD the only thing that would make me watch it beside Pink :D
posted by hush hush on Aug 07, 2010
i hope dat britney spears will win on d category,, best female video
posted by Corey zendesha on Aug 06, 2010
I know dat Jay z owns hip hop and he deserve de best.
posted by Niggle on Aug 06, 2010
30STM deserve every award they're nominated for! They're so amazing :D!! [[ECHELON]]
posted by Natasha Caine on Aug 05, 2010
I hope 30STM will be there. Dying to see them!!!
posted by ej on Aug 05, 2010
mtv why no britney?boring....
posted by ej on Aug 05, 2010
o britney should be on this list of nomineess...

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