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Kid Cudi, Solange Knowles, Shakira and More Added to MTV VMAs

September 12, 2009 (3:49 am) GMT
Kid Cudi and Solange Knowles are confirmed to team up with Wale, while Shakira, Pete Wentz and Jack Black are set to make appearance.
Kid Cudi, Solange Knowles, Shakira and More Added to MTV VMAs

Days before 2009 MTV Video Music Awards is kicked off, more stars are added to its line-up, joining previous performers and attendees. Among those confirmed to come to the event are , , and .

Solange and Kid are set to make collaboration with house band and UCB. Meanwhile, Pete and Shakira are only scheduled to make appearance. Other big names set to attend the awards either to perform or just make appearance include , , , as well as two members of , guitarist Nick Wheeler and frontman Tyson Ritter.

Previously, it was confirmed that indeed will make a duet with in "" single "Empire State of Mind". And, will show his face at the event.

The 26th Annual MTV Video Music Awards will take place at Radio City Music Hall on September 13. Hosted by British comedian and actor , it will be opened by tribute show which is going to be led by . The creative director for the tribute is Gil Duldulao. Recruited as dancers will be acclaimed choreographers Dave Scott, Cris Judd, Brian Friedman, Wade Robson, Tyce Diorio, Travis Payne, Jeri Slaughter, Laurie Ann Gibson, Mia Michaels and Tina Landon.

The other musical guests who will perform in the first 30 minutes of the gala ceremony are and . Regarding Lady GaGa's upcoming performance, VMAs Creative Director Lee Lodge recently said, "I think the Gaga look ... this could be a classic, -like performance. But if I was to tell you [any details], the Haus of Gaga would ninja-kill me with lace and fingernails."

, , and will also rock the stage of Radio City Music Hall for the VMAs. Other celebrities who will attend the annual event are , and . They will be present at the awards to unveil "" extended trailer, which was recently leaked. The "" fans will also be treated with the debut of the film's soundtrack, 's "Meet Me in the Equinox". Furthermore, from the movie series will serve as a fashion correspondent.

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