Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke to perform at MTV VMAs
This June 29, 2013 file photo shows Miley Cyrus hosting the iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami. Cyrus' song, "We Can't Stop," is one of the top songs of the summer for the Teen Choice Awards, airing Sunday, Aug. 11. (AP / Jeff Daly)
Published Tuesday, August 13, 2013 12:29PM EDT
NEW YORK -- Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke will perform their summer anthems at the MTV Video Music Awards later this month.
MTV also announced a new award Tuesday called best song of the summer. Both Cyrus and Thicke are nominees. Cyrus' "We Can't Stop" and Thicke's "Blurred Lines" will compete with Daft Punk's "Get Lucky," Selena Gomez's "Come & Get It," One Direction's "Best Song Ever" and "I Need Your Love" by Calvin Harris and Ellie Goulding.
Cyrus and Thicke are now tied with Bruno Mars as the second most nominated act with four each. Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead with six apiece.
Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Kanye West will also perform at the VMAs, to air live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Aug. 25.