Exclusive: The Weeknd, Roddy Ricch, and More Added to 2020 MTV VMAs Performance Lineup

Both artists are nominated in multiple categories this year. Other nominees include Future, Drake, Megan Thee Stallion, Post Malone, blink-182, and more.


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The 2020 edition of the MTV Video Music Awards are going down on Aug. 30. And while this year's ceremony takes place during what is certainly the most bizarre and unsettling year (i.e. COVID-19) in the network's history, there's still no shortage of top-tier artists stepping up as performers for the broadcast.

The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch have joined the list of confirmed performers for this year's show. Maluma and CNCO have also been announced as performers for the ceremony, hosted by Keke Palmer. Previously announced performers include Doja Cat, J Balvin, and BTS. Lady Gaga is also set to perform.

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Roddy Ricch, whose newly announced performance marks his first appearance at the VMAs, is up for multiple honors this year including Song of the Year and Best Hip-Hop Video. The Weeknd is also nominated in multiple categories, including Video of the Year.

Other 2020 nominees include Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, Future, Drake, Eminem, Juice WRLD, Billie Eilish, DaBaby, Justin Bieber, Post Malone, Megan Thee Stallion, blink-182, Dua Lipa, Harry Styles, and more. As a sign of the times, one of the categories this year is Best Music Video From Home:

For more info, peep the VMAs site and tune in for the broadcast on Aug. 30 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Bruce Gillmer and Den of Thieves co-founder Jesse Ignjatovic serve as executive producers for this year's ceremony. Barb Bialkowski, meanwhille, is aboard as co-executive producer. Also, Alicia Portugal and Jackie Barba are contributing as executives in charge of production, Wendy Plaut is involved as an executive in charge of celebrity talent, and Lisa Lauricella is credited as a music talent executive.

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