Lady Gaga to perform at 2020 MTV Video Music Awards

By: News Desk      Published: 12:57 PM, 15 Aug, 2020
Lady Gaga to perform at 2020 MTV Video Music Awards

Lady Gaga is ready to just dance at the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards.

MTV announced that Gaga, who is tied as the most-nominated act alongside Ariana Grande, will perform at the August 30 event. 

Other performers include The Weeknd, BTS, J Balvin, Doja Cat, Maluma, Roddy Ricch and CNCO.

Seven of Gaga's nine nominations - including video of the year - are for her collaboration with Grande on the No 1 hit Rain On Me.

Gaga is also nominated for artist of the year and best quarantine performance - one of two new categories related to the pandemic - for Smile from the TV special One World: Together At Home. MTV also introduced the best music video from home award this year.

Chart-topping Grammy winners The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch are also set to perform at the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards this month.

The Weeknd and Billie Eilish are the second-most nominated acts with six apiece. They are also up for video of the year with everything i wanted and Blinding Lights, competing with Taylor Swift’s The Man, Future and Drake’s Life Is Good and Eminem’s Godzilla, which features late rapper Juice WRLD.

The 2020 VMAs were originally to take place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The awards show will now be held outdoors at various places in New York City in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.