MTV Announces 2015 Video Music Awards Performers

MTV Announces 2015 Video Music Awards
Courtesy of MTV

MTV has announced that Pharrell, Demi Lovato, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Tori Kelly, A$AP Rocky and Twenty One Pilots will perform live at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday.

Justin Bieber will perform as well, debuting his new single “What Do You Mean.”

The Weeknd will also perform his blockbuster single “Can’t Feel My Face,” as previously announced. Additional performers and presenters will be announced closer to the ceremony.

MTV also announced earlier today that Kanye West will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award during the presentation. Past recipients of the award include Madonna, Justin Timberlake, Beyonce and Jackson himself. Whether West will perform at the ceremony has yet to be confirmed.

Miley Cyrus will host the proceedings. Jeremy Scott, one of Cyrus’ favorite designers, has given the VMAs’ Moonman statue a bit of a makeover, including splashes of colored metals, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers’s TV test pattern bars on the MTV logo flag, Scott’s signature winged sneakers and a peace sign necklace.

This year’s nominees include Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift and Mark Ronson, who will duke it out for the evening’s highest honor, Video of the Year. Additional nominees include Nicki Minaj, Nick Jonas, the Weeknd and Maroon 5.

The VMAs will air at 9 p.m. Sunday. Check out the announcement video below.

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    1. Disgusted says:

      This was so horrific I can’t believe MTV can put this kind of garbage on TV and get away with it, and the Artists should be ashamed to be apart of this crap!
      Is the money really worth the way they perceive u as a person ?

    2. Tim says:

      Won’t be watching this garbage hosted by an attention whore who thinks sticking her nasty tongue out is cute. Gross!

    3. Johnny Rocker says:

      MTV IS MORON TELEVISON NOW AND NOTHING TO DO WITH REAL MUSIC! IT’S A JOKE. IT
      HAS BEEN SINCE LATE 80’S! AMAZING HOW THE ‘BAD’ MUSIC FROM THE 80’S SEEM SO
      GREAT NOW COMPARED TO THE NO TALENT BRAINLESS POOP RAP CRAP FAKE MUSIC
      THAT PEOPLE LISTEN TO! THIS IS NOTHING BUT A PAID ADVERTISEMENT BY THE COOKIE
      CUTTER MUSIC INDUSTRY THAT HAS DESTROY MUSIC AND ROCK AND ROLL! F THEM!
      AMAZING HOW MANY OF YOU BRAINDEAD DEAF MORONS THINK THIS IS MUSIC!

    4. Markus says:

      SELENA GOMEZ!!!

    5. Mafifobm says:

      TORI KELLY

    6. jessica says:

      I want Taylor & Selena to perform.

    7. Bill B. says:

      I rarely watch this thing, but I might be more interested if some of the more major nominees were going to perform. I don’t know what to say about Cyrus hosting. It might get good ratings like Trump does. People might watch to see what absurd thing she does. Both of these performers rely on shocking their audiences. That’s their talent.

    8. cameron says:

      that is stupid theres no one good performing

    9. Anna says:

      I have a few things to say. Why don’t you play more music videos.

    10. garyf10 says:

      Thank U for not only the band list but the date and time of the show itself. So many of your colleagues have failed to grasp this concept. THANK U SO MUCH!!

      • Love the awards on MTV BUT MILEY CIRUS IS ABOUT TO MAKE ME NOT WATCH IT . SHE WAS ONCE A GOOD PERSON NOW SHE IS SICK AND MAKE ME WANT TO PULL HER TOUNGE OUT . SHE HAS NO BODY SHAPE TO WEAR THE SUITS SHE WEARS. THE WHOLE THING IS PITIFUL . DO BETTER WITH YOU HOST MTV. MONEY CANT BUY CLASS BUT SEEMS TO BUY A LOT OF TRASH.

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