Justin Timberlake to perform at MTV VMAs
FILE - This July 12, 2013 file photo shows Justin Timberlake performing during the Wireless Festival at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, in east London. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
Published Thursday, August 15, 2013 1:57PM EDT
Last Updated Thursday, August 15, 2013 4:58PM EDT
NEW YORK -- Justin Timberlake is set to perform at the MTV Video Music Awards later this month.
The pop icon will also receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award at the Aug. 25 awards show, the network said Thursday. Timberlake is tied with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis for the most nominations, with six each.
Timberlake's nominations include video of the year, best male video and pop video for "Mirrors." His comeback album, "The 20/20 Experience," is the year's bestselling album. He'll release "The 20/20 Experience: 2 of 2" on Sept. 30.
Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke will also perform at the VMAs, to air live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.