Lil Nas X, Lizzo, Shawn Mendes, Bad Bunny to perform at VMAs

  • FILE - In this June 28, 2019 file photo, Shawn Mendes performs during "The Tour" at the Allstate Arena in Chicago. Lil Nas X, Lizzo and Shawn Mendes are set to perform at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards. MTV announced on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019  that Bad Bunny, Camila Cabello, J Balvin and Rosalia will also hit the stage at the Aug. 26 event, taking place at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.  (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP, File)

    FILE - In this June 28, 2019 file photo, Shawn Mendes performs during "The Tour" at the Allstate Arena in Chicago. Lil Nas X, Lizzo and Shawn Mendes are set to perform at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards. MTV announced on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 that Bad Bunny, Camila Cabello, J Balvin and Rosalia will also hit the stage at the Aug. 26 event, taking place at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP, File) Associated Press

  • FILE - This June 23, 2019 file photo shows Lil Nas X performing "Old Town Road" at the BET Awards in Los Angeles.  Lil Nas X, Lizzo and Shawn Mendes are set to perform at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards. MTV announced on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019  that Bad Bunny, Camila Cabello, J Balvin and Rosalia will also hit the stage at the Aug. 26 event, taking place at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.  (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

    FILE - This June 23, 2019 file photo shows Lil Nas X performing "Old Town Road" at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. Lil Nas X, Lizzo and Shawn Mendes are set to perform at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards. MTV announced on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 that Bad Bunny, Camila Cabello, J Balvin and Rosalia will also hit the stage at the Aug. 26 event, taking place at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) Associated Press

 
 
Updated 8/13/2019 12:03 PM

NEW YORK -- Lil Nas X, Lizzo and Shawn Mendes are set to perform at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards.

MTV announced Tuesday that Bad Bunny, Camila Cabello, J Balvin and Rosalia will also hit the stage at the Aug. 26 event, taking place at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift, who was previously announced as a performer, scored the most nominations. They are competing for 10 prizes.

Missy Elliott will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award and will also perform. Comedian-actor Sebastian Maniscalco will host the VMAs.

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