Kanye West will be the recipient of the Video Vanguard Award at the VMAs, which will be held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Justin Bieber performs with Jack U during Hard Summer Music Festival at Fairplex on August 2, 2015 in Pomona, California. Bieber’s appearance at Sunday’s show marks his first VMAs appearance since his medley performance of “Baby,” “Somebody to Love” and “U Smile” back in 2010. The 21-year-old singing superstar returned to the stage at the Billboard Hot 100 Festival last weekend, almost two years after his last major tour wrapped up.
- Bieber last took the VMA stage in 2010, and this year he’ll join previously announced performers the Weeknd, Pharrell Williams, Demi Lovato, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Tori Kelly, A$AP Rocky, and Twenty One Pilots.
- Justin Bieber to perform at VMAs He shared the news with hashtag #bieberisback.
- Bieber’s fellow pop provocateur Miley Cyrus is hosting the VMAs, and he name-checked her in a tweet announcing his performance.