This year’s MTV Video Music Awards is setting itself up to be the hottest party of the year. The network announced yesterday that Usher and Paramore will hit the stage on Sept. 12 at 9 p.m.
Usher said in a statement announcing his first VMA performance since 2004, “I can’t wait to perform for my fans all around the world who have helped to make this album a success and my being here possible. You never know what’s gonna happen on an MTV VMA stage. … I look forward to making it a night to remember.”
Usher is nominated for Best Male Video, Best Dance Video and Best Choreography for his hit, “OMG.”
Also added to the guest list was Justin Timberlake, Jesse Eisenberg and Andrew Garfield stars of the upcoming film, The Social Network who will be presenters at the show.
Previously announced performers include new best friends Kanye West and Justin Bieber.
By Rachel Levine