Britney, Beyonce, Metallica, Missy, Jay-Z Added To VMA Lineup
The 2003 MTV Video Music Awards added a little jiggle and a lot of stomp as Beyoncé and Metallica have been added to the roster of performers for this year's ceremony.
Jay-Z, Britney Spears, Sean Paul, Mya, Missy Elliott, Serena Williams, Method Man, Iggy Pop and cast members from "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" and Comedy Central's "Crank Yankers" have also been lined up to appear on the show, set to air live on August 28 from New York's Radio City Music Hall.
Beyoncé and Metallica beef up a performance roster that also includes 50 Cent, Good Charlotte, Coldplay and Christina Aguilera (see [article id="1475428"]"50 Cent, Good Charlotte To Perform; Diddy, Kelly Clarkson To Present At VMAs"[/article]).
Meanwhile, Jay, Britney and the rest of the latest wave of artists confirmed to appear will share the stage with P. Diddy, Ashanti, Kelly Clarkson, Tony Hawk, Hilary Duff, Ludacris, Bam Margera, Redman, Evanescence, David Spade, Snoop Dogg, NBA rookie sensation LeBron James and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.
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Beyoncé looks to log a whole lot of time on the VMA stage. In addition to performing, she heads into the ceremony with five nominations: Best Female Video, Best R&B Video, Best Choreography in a Video and Viewer's Choice for her "Crazy in Love" clip, and Best Hip-Hop Video for her work in Jay-Z's " '03 Bonnie & Clyde" video. Fellow performers Metallica will also bring a VMA nod with them to the stage. The band's "St. Anger" clip is nominated for Best Rock Video.
Catch all the sizzlin', star-packed VMA action direct from Miami on August 28. MTV News' preshow kicks things off at 6:00 p.m. ET/PT, followed by the big show at 8 p.m.
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