Nominees for the MTV VMA Best New Artist will participate in a Facebook chat, along with their musical mentors, prior to the awards show on Aug. 27, according to Billboard. The nominees for Best New Artist include Noah Cyrus, Khalid, Julia Michaels, SZA, Kodak Black, and Young MC.
The first nominee to appear on the live stream will be Noah Cyrus, who will appear along with her father and mentor, “Achy Breaky Heart” star Billy Ray Cyrus. Their chat will air live on 12 p.m. PST on Facebook. Noah Cyrus, pop star Miley Cyrus’ younger sister, will be performing on VMA Weekend on MTV on Aug. 26 at 1 p.m. EST. Her latest single, “Stay Together,” is from her upcoming album NC-17.
Khalid and Young M.A, are also confirmed to speak with mentors, but the mentors and air times have not been announced.
Khalid, Bleachers and Cardi B are set to take the stage on Aug. 27 at 3 p.m. PT, two hours before the awards show kicks off at 8 p.m. The show will be outdoors and streamed live on MTV.com and on Twitter. It will continue throughout the multi platform simulcast, according to Variety.
The MTV VMAs will be broadcast live from The Forum in Inglewood, CA on Aug. 27. Pop star Katy Perry will host the show, which will feature performances from some of the most popular recording artists. The list of performers will include Miley Cyrus, Kendrick Lamar, the Weekend, Ed Sheeran, Fifth Harmony, Lorde, Shawn Mendes, and Thirty Seconds to Mars.