Michael Jackson, who died in June, has had plenty of VMA moments throughout history. His sister Janet will return to the VMA stage to pay musical tribute to her brother. She will be opening the show to honor MJ’s career.
Some of the names nominated this year are Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Britney Spears, Kanye West, Coldplay and Eminem. The awards show, which will air live on Sunday at 9pm, will be hosted by Russell Brand. Presenters are Katy Perry, Nelly Furtado, Leighton Meester, Chace Crawford, Ne-Yo and Miranda Cosgrove.
Some of the performers lined up are Muse, Taylor Swift, Pink, Lady Gaga, Jay-Z, Beyonce and Green Day. Twilight Saga stars Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner will also make an appearance on the show for the debut of the expanded trailer of New Moon.