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August 6, 2013

Kanye West to perform at MTV Video Music Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Kanye West will perform at the MTV Video Music Awards this month.

MTV announced Monday that the rapper will perform his single "Black Skinhead" at the Aug. 25 awards show. West's performance will be his seventh at the VMAs. He will tie Madonna for the most performances at the awards show.

Lady Gaga will also perform at the event, which will air live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead the MTV VMAs with six nominations each. Bruno Mars is up for four awards. Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus, Pink and Thirty Seconds to Mars have three nominations each.

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Online: http://www.mtv.com/ontv/vma/

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MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc.

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