'NSYNC, Missy Elliott To Perform At Video Music Awards

Pop superstars join previously announced performers U2, Alicia Keys.

'NSYNC and Missy Elliott have been added to the list of performers for the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards, the network announced Tuesday.

The pair of pop superstars — whose latest albums are Celebrity and Miss E ... So Addictive, respectively — join previously announced performers U2 and Alicia Keys. More additions to the roster are expected shortly.

Fatboy Slim tops the list of VMA nominees with nine nods for the Spike Jonze-directed clip "Weapon of Choice," which features a fleet-footed Christopher Walken (see "Video Music Awards Nominations: Fatboy Slim, Missy Elliott, 'NSYNC, 'Lady Marmalade' Lead The Pack").

The 18th annual MTV Video Music Awards will be broadcast on MTV from New York's Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center September 6 at 8 p.m. (live ET/tape delayed PT).

For a feature interview with 'NSYNC, check out "'NSYNC: Get Dirty," and click for photos of 'NSYNC's recent Rose Bowl performance.

Catch all the sizzlin', star-packed VMA action direct from Miami on August 28. MTV News' preshow kicks things off at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT, followed by big show at 8 p.m.

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