8.7.2017

The Weeknd & Fifth Harmony to Perform at MTV VMAs

Brace for impact! The Weeknd and Fifth Harmony are among the superstars who will hit the stage at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards.

Set to broadcast live from The Forum in Los Angeles, the 34th annual show is scheduled to feature performances from Abel and 5H along with Miley Cyrus, Ed Sheeran, Lorde, Shawn Mendes, and 30 Seconds to Mars.

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Kendrick Lamar leads this year’s nominees with eight nods, followed by The Weeknd and Katy Perry, who have five apiece.

Speaking of Perry, the pop songstress is set to host the festivities this year. After releasing her latest album, Witness, Katy announced her new gig by posing as a moon woman in honor of the network’s decision to replace their Moonman trophy with a Moon Person.

“I’ve been training with MTV in zero gravity, eating astronaut ice cream, and I’m on a group text with Buzz Aldrin and Neil deGrasse Tyson,” said Perry. “Come August 27th, I’ll be ready to be your MOONWOMAN! Brace for impact, kids.”

The 2017 MTV VMAs will air on Sunday, Aug. 27, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.