Lady Gaga to Perform New Single at MTV VMAs

Lady Gaga

Mother Monster is bringing her ball to Brooklyn. Lady Gaga will perform at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards next month.

MTV has announced the pop superstar as the first performer for the 30th annual show, which airs live on August 25 at 9 p.m. EST from Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.

She will perform her new single, which is set for release on August 19. The song is rumored to be titled “Applause” after Gaga’s makeup artist posted an image of Gaga holding a framed photo with the word “Applause” above it.

Her new album ARTPOP is due November 11.

Gaga last performed at the VMAs in 2011 as her male alter ego Jo Calderone and soaked the stage in blood while hanging from the ceiling in 2009.

Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead the nominations for this year’s awards with six apiece.



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14 Comments

  1. diyana

    what will she wear lmao

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    bob Reply:

    @diyana, Your mothers chest hair

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    Cranberry Reply:

    @bob, :jonny:

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  2. Shonda

    Can’t wait for her to slay again. The pop scene is dry and boring without Gaga.

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  3. ree

    YAHHHHHHHHHHSSSSSSSSSSSSSSUUUUUHH

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  4. Bobby

    Not being a hater, Gaga got talent and theres no denying but I am NOT here for her or this performance. Shes beyond pretentious and shes only made a name for herself by doing so therefore its now just coming across as tacky.

    Madonna, while always pushed limits, was still marketable as being a human being. Yes she had her outfits and boundary pushing videos and whatnot but she still was relatable and didn’t feel as though she had to be straight out of a cartoon to remain relevance.

    I’m excited for ArtPop as long as her campaign doesn’t focus on how amazing and GR0UNBR3@K1Ng it is.

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    Eli Reply:

    @Bobby, you could’ve stopped at “GAGA GOT TALENT”.. the rest is irrelavant.

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  5. The Shady Truth

    Looking forward to it!

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  6. @Princejawsh

    Cool! I hope Rihanna,Beyonce, perform also I’m sure the shows needs ratings

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  7. dawn

    I hope for a R&BQueen Single too (Beyonce!)

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  8. Hrismonster

    Cannot wait to see her performing Applause !!!

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  9. Tesa

    Rihanna will finally feel threatened. Then try and steal gagas shine by releasing pour it up video and flashing her nipples in public. I love riri but lets be honest here

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    mumi Reply:

    @Tesa, Like…what is wrong with people?

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