MTV Has Invited Transgender Military Members to Attend the VMAs

27 August, 2017, 01:35 | Author: Gary Shelton
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Livestream: You can stream the awards show live on MTV's live TV site.

The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards airs on MTV Sunday, August 27, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

The addition of the "Best Fight Against the System" category was added to the 2017 MTV VMAs to continue reflecting the audience's passion and activism around social justice issues such as environmental justice, immigration, LGBTQ equality and racial justice.

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While Lorde will likely be the highlight performance of the night, we're especially looking forward to seeing rapper Cardi B hit the stage to perform her hit single "Bodak Yellow", which has become the song of the summer, reaching the number three spot on Billboard's Hot 100 chart.

Her latest tease comes just days before MTV's big awards show, sparking speculation about a performance or reconciliation with host and former friend Katy Perry, who herself dropped the video for her rumored Swift diss track "Swish Swish" this week as well.

The "Firework" singer is hosting the awards, so we know she's going to be there, but Taylor hadn't been confirmed to attend or perform which got fans believing she could be stating quiet and making a surprise appearance that would totally blow everyone's mind.

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Who is nominated: With eight nominations, Kendrick Lamar tops the list of VMA nominees.

Wait, some of those categories are new. Miley Cyrus, Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes and Fifth Harmony are also slated to perform, which should make for an interesting moment, considering all four are contending for the Best Pop award. Last year's VMAs drew 6.5 million network viewers with an additional estimated 62.8 million video views online.

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As per usual, we'll be providing you allllll the updates from the VMAs, so be sure to check back to see what happens on the iconic night.



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