MTV VMAs 2012 - preview

The 2012 MTV Video Music Awards get studded, star studded that is. With only a few days to go MTV have announced a mass of new additions to the performance line-up. Abigail Parkin (5 Sept ’12)

Rihanna will officially kick-off the 2012 VMAs live from the Staples center, LA on Thursday. The raunchy star is set to dazzle the show with a sexy performance of Cockiness (Love it) featuring A$AP Rocky. If you can’t wait till Thursday you can listen to the track on her Artists MTV page [click here]. Additionally, Rihanna will also perform her number 1 hit, “We Found Love”.

Other additions to the line-up include: Nicki Minaj, who will be performing with a surprise guest; 2 Chainz, will take to the VMA stage for the first time ever; Lil Wayne, will premiere his new single “No worries” to mark his return to the VMAs.

These new additions join the already star studded line-up of VMA performers: Frank Ocean, Taylor Swift, Green Day, P!nk, Alicia Keys and One Direction.

Not to be out done, host Kevin Hart is bringing in a myriad of star presenters to help with the proceedings including: The Wanted, Andy Samberg, Rashida Jones, 2 chainz, Ke$ha, Miley Cyrus, Wiz Khalifa, Mac Miller and in celebration of the U.S.’ Olympic success, the “Fierce Five” – the 2012 gold medal-winning U.S. women’s gymnastics team.

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