NEW YORK (AP) – Pharrell and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will perform at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards, where Kanye West will receive a special award.READ MORE: Alaska, Texas Governors Sue Over National Guard Vaccine Rule
West will earn the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles for his memorable music videos and live performances.
The Weeknd, Demi Lovato, A$AP Rocky, Tori Kelly and Twenty One Pilots also will perform during the two-hour show.READ MORE: Texas Restaurants Urge Fed To Make Good On Grant Funding Promises Amid Pandemic Woes
Miley Cyrus will host the event, which airs live at 9 p.m. Eastern time on MTV.
Taylor Swift is the top contender with 10 nominations. Ed Sheeran, Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar and Mark Ronson also are up for multiple awards.
Additional performers and presenters will be announced later this week.MORE NEWS: Plano Judge Orders Elmer Stewart Rhodes Remain Detained Pending Trial
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