Entertainment Miley Cyrus is to perform at the MTV Video Music Awards 2020
Miley Cyrus to release Midnight Sky next week
Miley Cyrus will release her new single, 'Midnight Sky', on August 14, as she told her fans the wait for new music is finally over.The 27-year-old singer has revealed she will be dropping a new track titled 'Midnight Sky' on Friday (14.08.20), as she told fans the wait is finally over.
Miley Cyrus is to perform at the MTV Video Music Awards 2020.
The 27-year-old singer will sing her newly-released track, 'Midnight Sky', at the virtual ceremony on August 30, 2020.
Lady Gaga, The Weeknd, Roddy Ricch, BTS, Doja Cat, J Balvin, Maluma and CNCO are also set to perform, with even more artists to be announced for the lineup in the coming days.
The artists are set to perform at an outdoor location after it was announced that the ceremony will no longer be held at the Barclays Center, due to "safety concerns" amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Weeknd, Roddy Ricch, Maluma, CNCO to perform at MTV VMAs
NEW YORK (AP) — Chart-topping Grammy winners The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch are set to perform at the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards this month. MTV announced Tuesday that Colombian singer Maluma and Latin boy band CNCO will also perform at the Aug. 30 event, which was 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 coronavirus pandemic. © Provided by Associated Press FILE - Maluma, center, performs at the MTV Video Music Awards in New York on Aug. 20, 2018. Maluma will perform at the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 30.
Elsewhere, this year's nominations are led by singers Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande with nine nods each.
The 34-year-old singer and the '7 Rings' hitmaker have seven joint nominations for their collaborative track, 'Rain On Me', which is up for Video of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Collaboration, Best Pop, Best Cinematography, Best Visual Effects, and Best Choreography.
Gaga is also nominated for Artist of the Year, and Best Quarantine Performance, whilst Ariana will battle it out with herself in the Best Collaboration category, and has a ninth nod in the Best Music Video From Home shortlist. Ariana has no nominations for any solo awards, as her two nods which aren't with Gaga are for Justin Bieber quarantine-themed collaboration, 'Stuck with U'.
And singer and actress Keke Palmer will host the upcoming music awards ceremony, which is expected to be held from various iconic locations throughout the five boroughs in New York City.
Keke announced the news on her Instagram account, where she shared a video of herself asking her iconic character True Jackson - whom she played in 'True Jackson, VP' from 2008 to 2011 - for style tips ahead of her hosting job.
She wrote alongside the clip: 'I heard y'all was tired of 2020, let's go back to 2008. Join me as I host the @vmas on August 30th on @MTV! #VMAs (sic)"
Roddy Rich and J Balvin pull out of performing at the 2020 VMAs .
With the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards just one week away, Roddy Ricch and J Balvin have both pulled out of performing. Ricch, 21 (real name Rodrick Wayne Moore, Jr.) and Balvin, 35 (born José Álvaro Osorio Balvín), have both pulled out, according to Variety.No reason was given for their exit, though Balvin recently revealed he was recovering from COVID-19, and it isn't immediately clear if the performers will be replaced when the ceremony airs live on MTV on August 30.