Linkin Park are the latest addition to the star-studded line-up of 2010 MTV Video Music Awards. The Chester Bennington-fronted band are going to perform "The Catalyst", the lead single from their upcoming album "A Thousand Suns", for the first time live on television.
Commenting on the recruitment, Bennington said they are excited. "After two years of working on our new album, we're looking forward to sharing our first live performance of new music with our fans around the world on the MTV Awards," the lead singer said in a statement.
A number of big stars were already lined up for this year's MTV VMAs, but more performers and presenters are promised to be announced in the coming days. Aired live from Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday night, September 12 at 9 P.M. ET/PT, the show will have Kanye West, Drake, Justin Bieber, B.o.B, Usher, Paramore and Eminem among others to entertain audience.
The winners are going to be read by such presenters as Nicki Minaj, Selena Gomez, Emma Stone, Penn Badgley, Trey Songz, Ashley Greene and Justin Timberlake. The whole event, meanwhile, will be led by comedienne Chelsea Handler who already made headline even before the awards show is kicked off by throwing idea of reuniting Kanye and Taylor Swift.
Fans can vote for the winners in all categories which is dominated by Lady GaGa with 13 nods at vma.mtv.com.