MTV VMAs 2021 Adds More Celebrities To Its Star Performer List
Update: 08 Sep 2021 21:29 STI
Washington [US], September 8 (ANI): The next MTV Video Music Awards will be packed with performance!
According to People magazine, MTV on Tuesday announced several additions to the VMA lineup: The Kid LAROI, Jack Harlow, Ozuna and Tainy.
Harlow will take the stage alongside Lil Nas X for “Industry Baby”, while Tainy will join Shawn Mendes for their “Summer of Love” collaboration.
Kid LAROI – who is in the running for Best New Artist and PUSH Performance of the Year – will perform his track “Stay”. Meanwhile, Latin superstar Ozuna will perform ‘La Funka’, two years after taking the stage for the first time alongside Rosalia.
Sharing the news on his Instagram, Ozuna wrote in Spanish that “this Sunday will be special” as he teased a collaboration on stage.
“Who will come with me ???” he wrote. “What does La Funka ?????”
The announcement of the new performer comes days after MTV announced that rising stars Kim Petras, Swedish House Mafia and Polo G will perform at the pre-show hosted by Tinashe.
Petras will take the stage with his track “Future Starts Now”, Swedish House Mafia will perform “Lifetime” and “It Gets Better”, while Polo G will perform “Rapstar”.
The new set of performers will join Doja Cat, Chloe (of Chloe x Halle), Twenty One Pilots, Olivia Rodrigo, Machine Gun Kelly and Camila Cabello who were previously announced.
Rodrigo will perform ‘Good 4 U’, Kelly will take the stage with ‘Papercuts’ and Cabello will perform ‘Don’t Go Yet’.
Chloe will perform her first single as a soloist ‘Have Mercy’, while Twenty One Pilots will take the stage with ‘Saturday’.
Meanwhile, the Foo Fighters, who will also be featured as performers, will receive the very first US Global Icon award. Lorde was originally scheduled to perform but withdrew due to a “change in production elements”.
The MTV VMAs, hosted by Doja Cat, will air live from New York on September 12. (ANI)