Viewers of the MTV Video Music Awards can now add Panic! At the Disco to their list of performers for the show, which is set to take place Aug. 20 at New York's Radio City Music Hall. In addition, Backstreet Boys, Bazzi and Bryce Vine are performing on the MTV VMA pre-show, which MTV will also telecast. The pre-show begins at 8 p.m. ET/PT, while the main show begins at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
Other performers announced for the show's main telecast are Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, Logic with OneRepublic leader Ryan Tedder, Shawn Mendes, Travis Scott, Post Malone and Jennifer Lopez, the recipient of this year's Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.
The show's presenters include Millie Bobby Brown, Common, DJ Khaled, G-Eazy, Gucci Mane, Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart, Keegan-Michael Key, Kyle, Lenny Kravitz, Lil Uzi Vert, Blake Lively, Shay Mitchell, Olivia Munn, Rita Ora, Liam Payne, Bebe Rexha, Amandla Stenberg and Teyana Taylor.
As of now, it doesn't look like the 2018 MTV VMAs will have a host for the main ceremony. However, MTV has announced that Terrence J, radio and TV personality Nessa and "Jersey Shore" stars Paul "Pauly D" Delvecchio and Vinny Guadagnino will host the pre-show. MTV's live streaming coverage on the red carpet will be hosted by "Wild 'N Out" personality Justina Valentine and "TRL" co-host Erik Zachary. Model/activist Winnie Harlow will serve as MTV's fashion correspondent on the red carpet.
This year, the MTV VMAs will also debut the first PUSH Artist Stage for emerging artists. Bazzi, Hayley Kiyoko, Jessie Reyez, Juice WRLD and PRETTYMUCH are all set to perform on the PUSH Artist Stage during the VMA pre-show.
Several of the performers and presenters are also nominated for VMAs this year. Bazzi, Kiyoko and Lil Uzi Vert have VMA nominations for Best New Artist. PUSH Artist of the Year nominees include Kiyoko, Reyez, PRETTYMUCH and Kyle, while Reyez's "Gatekeeper" is nominated for Best Video With a Message.
Meanwhile, Grande has five nominations, including Artist of the Year and Video of the Year for "No Tears Left to Cry." Minaj's "Chun-Li" is nominated for Best Hip-Hop Video. Panic! At The Disco's “Say Amen (Saturday Night)” is up for Best Rock Video.
Mendes' "In My Blood" picked up three nominations: Best Pop Video, Best Direction and Best Cinematography. "Rockstar" from Post Malone featuring 21 Savage is up for Song of the Year, while Malone is nominated for Artist of the Year.
"Dinero" from Lopez, featuring DJ Khaled & Cardi B, is nominated for Best Latin Video and Best Collaboration. "Meant to Be" from Rexha featuring Florida Georgia Line is also up for Best Collaboration. Best Dance Video nominees include Zedd and Payne's “Get Low (Street Video)” and Avicii featuring Ora's “Lonely Together.” Logic featuring Alessia Cara and Khalid's “1-800-273-8255” is nominated for Best Video With a Message and Best Collaboration.