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Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj Set to Open 2014 MTV VMAs

August 20, 2014 (3:28 pm) GMT
It's also announced that a music video for 'Bang Bang' will premiere online after the performance at the annual MTV Video Music Awards.

The opener at the 31st annual MTV Video Music Awards is officially announced. is confirmed to kick off the prize-giving show with and , delivering their collaborative single "Bang Bang" on August 24 at The Forum in Inglewood, California.

On top of that, a music video for the new single is confirmed to premiere immediately after at BangBang.mtv.com. "It's me starting a street party that Ariana is then going to attend, and then Nicki turns up on an amazing type of transport, that I won't give away," she previously teased.

Besides announcing the opening performers, MTV reveals and as the new additions to the presenter lineup. They join previously-confirmed stars like , , , , , and many more.

will receive the Video Vanguard Award which was handed to last year. She is also among musical guests which include , , , , , and .

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