The Canadian teen idol and the Atlanta rapper are going to perform, while the Nashville native singer and the 'Twilight' star will be presenting awards.
More artists who will glitter the stage of Nokia Theater in Los Angeles for the live ceremony of 2010 MTV Video Music Awards have been uncovered. Justin Bieber and B.o.B are booked to make live performances, while Ke$ha and Ashley Greene are tapped to present awards.
"I'm excited to be performing at the VMAs. It is all still unbelievable, because last year I went for the first time and no one knew who I was," Bieber said. "Just really shows that dreams can come true and what incredible, dedicated fans I have. I'm a lucky guy and grateful. Now I just want to get on that stage, have some fun in front of my heroes, because at the end of the day I'm still a kid and still a fan."
Like the 16-year-old singing sensation, B.o.B is also excited about the upcoming show. Even before confirmed as musical guest, the rapper already made plans to wow the VMAs attendees. Earlier this month, he said, "I'm just gonna wear rocket boots the whole night. And nothing else. Buck naked, rocket boots. That's how I roll."
Bieber receives one nod in Best New Artist, facing off Ke$ha, Jason Derulo, Nicki Minaj and Broken Bells. As for B.o.B, the Atlanta MC is vying for Best Collaboration, Best Male Video, Best Hip-Hop Video and Best Pop Video. Fans can vote for the winners in all categories which is dominated by Lady GaGa with 13 nods at vma.mtv.com.
The 2010 MTV Video Music Awards will air live on Sunday night, September 12 at 9 P.M. ET/PT. Nicki Minaj, Selena Gomez, Emma Stone, Ne-Yo, Penn Badgley and Trey Songz have been previously announced as presenters. Kanye West, Drake and Florence and the Machine are the other musical guests. Meanwhile, Deadmau5 is recruited as the house band.