Taylor Swift Will Perform on the VMAsTaylor Swift has been added to the lineup of this year’s MTV Video Music Awards set to air live from Staples Center on Thursday, September 6 at 8pm. Swift will be performing a new song for the very first time off of her upcoming album Red at the star-studded event. MTV has also just confirmed a batch of new presenters. Miley Cyrus, Wiz Khalifa, Mac Miller and the 2012 Gold Medal-winning U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team (Gabby Douglas, who also won the women’s all-around gold medal; McKayla Maroney, the vault silver medalist; Alexandra Raisman, who won the floor exercise gold medal and the balance beam bronze; Kyla Ross; and Jordyn Wieber) will be on hand to announce the nominees and hand out trophies to the lucky winners.
Artists previously announced to perform at the VMAs include Green Day, Pink, Alicia Keys, and One Direction. Comedian Kevin Hart’s set to host the show.
Voting is now open in the general VMA categories (“Video of the Year,” “Best New Artist,” etc) at vma.mtv.com.