The VMAs just got a whole lot cooler—Eminem is slated to perform!
Em’s team sent out a press release today confirming the news that he’ll perform live from the Nokia Theater stage.
Eminem is nominated for eight awards, and his album is currently at number one on Billboard, thanks to his smash hit with Rihanna “Love the Way You Lie.”
Eminem joins an all-star list of performers, including Kanye West, Justin Bieber, Drake, B.o.B, and Florence + The Machine.
Viewers can vote for general VMA categories, including “Best New Artist,” by visiting vma.mtv.com beginning Tuesday, August 3.
In addition, text voting for "Best New Artist" is open to all wireless carrier subscribers by texting BNA to 97979. Voting continues through the show, live on September 12.