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Performers Announced for the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards

Three of music’s biggest stars will grace the Nokia Theatre stage at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards.  Adele, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown, all multiple nominees, will have their chance to showcase their talent to millions around the world.

This will be British powerhouse Adele’s first time on the VMA stage.  She is up for seven nominations for “Rolling in the Deep,” including the biggest award of the night, “Video of the Year.”

The “best rapper alive,” Lil Wayne, will also tear down the stage in what he hopes will be an unforgettable performance.  He is nominated for mutiple moonmen (“6 Foot 7 Foot”).  In a  statement released today, Wayne has this to say about his upcoming performance:

“Being a nominee and performer on the VMAs once again is an honor because everyone doesn’t get that opportunity.  Looking forward to performing on the show, and having The Carter IV drop the same week!” <<Carter IV drops August 29.

Chris Brown, who’s having an incredible comeback year, will also perform at the show for the first time since 2007.  “Look At Me Now” is nominated for moonmen.  In his own statement Brown says:  “I am excited about my nominations and to be back on the VMA stage.  I have a special performance planned for my wonderful fans.”

The VMA’s will air LIVE on Sunday, August 28 from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles at 9pm EST.  Will you be tuning in?


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