BRITISH SONGSTRESS ADELE TO MAKE HER VMA DEBUT PERFORMANCE AT THE “2011 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS” HIP-HOP AND R&B SUPERSTARS LIL WAYNE AND CHRIS BROWN RETURN TO THE VMA STAGE
MTV announces the first line-up of artists who will perform LIVE at the “2011 MTV Video Music Awards.” British singer-songwriter and chart-topper Adele, whose quadruple platinum hit single “Rolling in the Deep” received an incredible seven nominations, will make her VMA performance debut at this year’s show. With an impressive year under his belt and three nominations in his pocket, including “Best Hip Hop,” superstar music mogul Lil Wayne is aiming to take the VMA crown once he hits the stage to perform. After his memorable debut at the 2007 VMAs, Chris Brown, who has multiple VMA nods, is ready to up his game and unleash another huge performance. The “2011 MTV Video Music Awards” will air live from Nokia Theater L.A. Live in Los Angeles on Sunday, August 28, 2011 at 9PM (Live ET/Tape delayed PT.) MTV will announce additional performers and presenters on a later date.
Viewers can vote for general VMA categories, including “Best New Artist,” by visiting vma.mtv.com online or m.mtv.com on their mobile phone. In addition, Best New Artist text voting is open to all wireless carrier subscribers by texting BNA to 66333. Voting continues through the show, live on August 28th. Verizon subscribers can vote on all categories via SMS by texting VMA to 66333 (standard message rates apply.)