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Drake Set To Perform ‘Started From the Bottom’ At MTV VMAs

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Drake is the latest artist added to the lineup of performers at this year’s MTV VMAs. Today, (August 21) MTV announced that Drake will perform his VMA nominated single “Started From the Bottom,” marking the first time he will sing the track live on television.

Drake’s music video for “Started From the Bottom” is also up for two VMAs this year including Best Direction and Best Hip Hop Video. In other Drake news, his forthcoming album Nothing Was the Same, has been pushed back a week and is scheduled to drop on Sept. 24, a week later than originally planned.

 

A new round of presenters has also been announce for Sunday which includes Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jared Leto, Kevin Hart, Emeli Sande and A$AP Rocky.

Previously announced performers include Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Kanye West, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke. Both Thicke and Cyrus will be making their debut VMA performance this year. Whether or not *NSYNC is scheduled to take the stage for a much anticipated and rumored reunion performance still remains to be seen.

Related: Internet Killed The Video Star: Welcome To 2013, MTV VMAs

Timberlake is nominated for six Moonmen this year, including the coveted Video of the Year for “Mirrors.” Timberlake, along with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis who also earned 6 nominations, are tied for the most 2013 nods.

Also sharing the stage that night at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center will be DJ Cassidy who will serve as the VMA Deejay throughout the night.

Watch this year’s VMAs this Sunday (Aug. 25) at 8 pm EST.

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