Two years after she last hit the stage on the MTV Video Music Awards (and Kanye swiped an award from Taylor Swift to proclaim she had the best video of all-time), Beyoncé is back and is set to perform on the hit awards show.
The "Run the World (Girls)" singer is the latest music star set to perform on the show. The performers roster for this year already includes Lady Gaga, Chris Brown, Adele, Bruno Mars, Lil Wayne, Young the Giant, Pitbull and Ne-Yo.
"We are thrilled to have Beyoncé return to her rightful musical home at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards," said 2011 VMAs executive producer Amy Doyle. The 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, with appearances by Selena Gomez, Katy Perry, and Nicki Minaj, will air live from LA's Nokia Theatre on Sunday at 9 p.m.
Beyoncé, who instructed girls to run the world with her VMA-nominated smash song, will now run the stage at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards.
"We are thrilled to have Beyoncé return to her rightful musical home at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards," said Amy Doyle, executive producer of the 2011 MTV VMAs and MTV's EVP of Music & Talent, in a statement. Though voting is closed for Beyoncé's categories, fans can still vote for Best New Artist by visiting VMA.MTV.com online or m.mtv.com on their mobile phones. Voting continues all the way through the show, until the winner is announced live on Sunday.
The 28th annual MTV Video Music Awards will air live Sunday, August 28, from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles at 9 p.m. ET/PT, following the Selena Gomez-hosted pre-show at 8. Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards will feature an indoor black carpet, a theme of the space-time continuum of music, and something from Lady Gaga that we've never seen before.
That's the word from MTV president Stephen Friedman and VMA executive producer Jesse Ignjatovic, who revealed the concept behind this year's show exclusively to TheWrap (as well as an exclusive look at the stage design, below).