Everything You Need to Know About the 2017 MTV VMAs

Erica Roy
August 27, 2017

Where is it: The Forum in Inglewood, California. There will also be some performances in advance of the show, which begins at 8 p.m. ET.

But fans shouldn't get their hopes up to see any kind of reconciliation between the singer and her friend-turned-enemy Katy Perry, who is hosting the VMAs this year.

While most awards shows try to keep things prim and proper, MTV's Video Music Awards errs on the side of controversy.

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Musical performances: Perry is pulling double-duty and will also be performing along with Pink, Miley Cyrus, Ed Sheeran, Lorde, Lamar, Fifth Harmony, The Weeknd, Shawn Mendes, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Khalid, Post Malone, Gucci Mane, Julia Michaels, Logic; and Rod Stewart with DNCE to perform a remade version of Stewart's 1978 hit "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy".

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Rumors have also been swirling that there's a possibility Katy and Taylor Swift could put an end to their feud by performing together or that Taylor could make a surprise solo performance, though neither rumor has been confirmed by MTV.

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.

Brace yourself for a new Taylor Swift when the signer debuts her "Look What You Made Me Do" music video this weekend. The rapper, whose album DAMN. has sold more than 1.77 million copies since its release in April, is nominated for the biggest awards of the night-Artist of the Year and Video of the Year-as well as six other awards, all for his "Humble" video.

Earlier this year, Emma Watson won the first gender-neutral prize at the MTV TV & Movie Awards.

"MTV has invited transgender members of the U.S. Armed Forces to the 2017 Video Music Awards and we would be honored if they could attend", McCarthy said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter.

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