The night just keeps getting bigger. Little Monsters can rejoice because [artist id="3061469"]Lady Gaga[/artist] will be performing at the upcoming 2011 MTV Video Music Awards. Gaga will appear live Thursday on MTV and Logo during “MTV First: Lady Gaga,” to make a special #VMA announcement and tease her new VMA promo on the special, which will air at 7:49 p.m. ET .
Gaga joins a star-studded VMA roster that already includes Adele, Lil Wayne, Bruno Mars, Chris Brown and Young the Giant. The 2011 VMAs will air from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles live on Sunday, August 28, at 9 p.m. ET. MTV will announce additional performers and presenters in the coming days.
Gaga unexpectedly unleashed the mind-blowing six-minute “Yoü and I” video on Tuesday via Twitter. The video makes its television debut Thursday at 7:49 p.m. ET/PT on MTV and Logo during the “MTV First” special, which will be followed by a live Q&A with Gaga on MTV.com.
Fans can submit questions for Lady Gaga beginning Wednesday (August 17) through MTV.com and Twitter (using @MTVNews, hashtag #MTVGAGA). Lady Gaga’s new VMA promo will premiere in its entirety Thursday night on MTV during “Jersey Shore” at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
“Yoü and I” is the fourth single to be released from Lady Gaga’s third studio album, Born This Way. In addition to performing, Lady Gaga is nominated for four Moonmen at the VMAs, including Best Female Video (“Born This Way”), Best Art Direction (“Judas”), Best Choreography (“Judas”) and Best Video With a Message (“Born This Way”).
The initial slate of VMA presenters includes Jonah Hill, Rick Ross, Selena Gomez, Seth Rogen, Kim Kardashian and Odd Future.
The 28th annual MTV Video Music Awards will air live on Sunday, August 28, from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles at 9 p.m. ET/PT. See the list of nominees, revisit last year’s highlights and vote for your favorites in the general categories by visiting VMA.MTV.com.