Shakira, OK Go Announced As VMA Performers; 50 Cent, Axl, Kanye Join Presenters

Show will be broadcast live from New York on August 31, beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT.

For The Record: Quick News On DMX, Coldplay, Gorillaz, Proof, Phil Spector, Lil Jon, 'Idol,' OK Go, Slipknot & More

BET developing DMX reality series; Coldplay, Gorillaz score Novello noms; funeral set for second victim in Proof shooting.

For The Record: Quick News On Lindsay Lohan, 'American Idol,' Michael Jackson, Yellowcard, Jack Black & More

Lohan discusses first onscreen love scene; 'Idol' pre-show debuts Tuesday night; Jackson gets 24-hour extension.

OK Go's Next Homemade Video Will 'Blow Your Brain Straight Out Of Your Head'

Before that, though, they'll release a big-budget clip for 'Do What You Want.'

OK Go Bust 'A Million' Moves In Web Phenomenon

Chicago band's dance video has been downloaded more than 500,000 times.

Donnas, OK Go Confronted By Stone-Faced Dudes In Trucker Hats In L.A.

Despite bands' best efforts, crowd had no interest in getting riled.

Donnas, OK Go To 'Get Over' U.S. In January

Bands' co-headlining tour kicks off January 25 in Los Angeles.

Forget Radio: Video Games, TV Ads Are Where You'll Hear New Music

More and more, artists are getting their big breaks not from radio or video outlets, but from video games and car ads.

Get Over It, OK Go Just Wanna Rock

Chicago band is fed up with the idea that music needs a heavy message.