August 19th, 2013
Lady Gaga was the first performer announced for this year’s MTV VMAs and the singer is making headlines again as the newly announced opener for Sunday’s award show. Gaga will make the official kick off to the 2013 MTV VMAs with a performance of her new single Applause, which had its official music video debut today. Applause is Gaga’s first single off her upcoming disc ArtPop, due out November 11.
No stranger to the VMAs, Gaga has given some of the award’s show’s most memorable performances from Paprazzi to You and I. Since 2009, Lady Gaga has won an incredible 13 Moonmen, including Best New Artist in 2009 and Video of the Year for Bad Romance.
The 2013 MTV VMAs will feature performances from Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Kanye West, Miley Cyrus, Justin Timberlake and Robin Thicke with appearances from One Direction, Bruno Mars, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Selena Gomez.
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