The MTV Video Music Awards have just revealed who’s joining The Weeknd on the line-up of performers for this year’s ceremony — and there’s no Robin Thicke in sight for host Miley Cyrus.
Pharrell Williams, Demi Lovato, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Tori Kelly, A$AP Rocky, and Twenty One Pilots will all perform live at the show in Los Angeles this coming Sunday, August 30.
Nick Jonas and Walk the Moon are playing the pre-show. As announced earlier,Kanye West is receiving this year’s Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, given to an artist at the peak of their influence.
The VMAs will be hosted by Miley Cyrus, while Kendrick Lamar technically leads this year’s nominees because of his numerous collaborations, with 13 nods in all.
Following closely behind him is Taylor Swift with 10 nominations for her album 1989, and Ed Sheeran with six for x.
The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards air on Sunday, August 30, live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Watch Miley Cyrus preview the VMAs below:
by Jack Klompus