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There may be no baby bump to talk about this year, but given its track record, the MTV Video Music Awards will surely provide some water cooler moments when the show airs at 7 p.m. Thursday. Nicki Minaj, who recently caused a stir with a rhyme endorsing Republican Mitt Romney for president, has a planned collaboration with a special guest. Green Day is expected to perform despite lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong's trip to an emergency room earlier this week. And Rihanna is set to kick off the show with A$AP Rocky. Rihanna and Drake are the show's top nominees with five apiece.