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Kanye West to Close 2008 MTV VMAs Show

September 5, 2008 (2:35 am) GMT
A year after swearing not to perform at MTV Video Music Awards again, Kanye West is set to have a super-sized performance at the closing ceremony of this year's show.

Despite his last year's vow saying that he would never perform at MTV Video Music Awards again after failing to win any prize, has decided to end his brief beef with the music cable network and agreed to perform at the closing ceremony of this year's show. In a press conference held on Thursday, September 4, comedian and VMAs host says to the cameras that Kanye will have a super-sized performance of his own that is still kept for top secret.

Furthermore, regardless the rumor that her old rival may not sing at the show, is confirmed to make her first televised performance in the event since giving birth to baby boy Max in January. Speaking of the upcoming performance, Christina says that she will debut her new single called "Keep Getting Better" from her "", which will come out on November 11. "You're going to get a first look and a first listen at my new image and my new sound," Christina tells reporters. "The last album, the style and sound was about vintage gleam, this one is all about the future."

Along with Christina's big announcement, the conference continues pouring the latest round of the event's performers and presenters. Coming down from a fire fighters' ladder, grabbed the microphone and announced that he was coming down to make a special announcement of his own.

Another surprise from the stars-studded show is that the singer of the summer's biggest hit "I Kissed A Girl" will sing her own version of 's "Like A Virgin". Meanwhile, , , and Spencer Pratt will appear together to announce the winner from one of the categories offered by the show and will introduce the ' set instead of her own.

MTV continue rolling out a long list of additional presenters, including of "", pregnant , , , and many others. The 25th annual show will be aired live on September 7 from Hollywood's Paramount Studios starting at 9 P.M. E.T.

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