MTV Base has announced Grammy Award-nominated superstar, Nicki Minaj, to grace the 2014 “MTV Video Music Awards” stage at the forthcoming event which would take place at the Forum, Inglewood, California on Sunday, August 24.
The hip-hop queen would perform her alluring new hit single “Anaconda” for the first time, from her new album – The Pink Print, due to be released later in the year.
Nicki Minaj, who would be joining previously announced performers like Beyoncé, Usher, Rita Ora, Iggy Azalea, Maroon 5 and 5 Seconds of Summer, is said to be very excited about the upcoming performance.
“The VMA’s is a pretty big deal so people go all out for it,” said Nicki Minaj. “I am very, very excited and looking forward to the performance.”
Nominees for a new socially voted category, ‘Best Lyric Video’ would be announced at a later date on vma.mtv.com.
MTV Base announced on Thursday, August 7, that global international sensation, Beyoncé, would receive the legendary Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards.
Beyoncé, who leads the pack this year with eight VMA nominations, will be presented with the highly coveted Video Vanguard Award, joining a prestigious list of past recipients including Michael Jackson, Madonna, Peter Gabriel, R.E.M., Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Britney Spears and JustinTimberlake.
Mrs Carter’s triumphant return to the MTV VMA stage marks her fourth time performing on the loudest, most influential annual live celebration of music in the world.
The event, which will take place in Inglewood, California, on Sunday August 24, would also have previously announced 2014 “MTV Video Music Award” performers like Usher, Ariana Grande, 5 Seconds of Summer and Maroon 5.
Additional performers and presenters would be announced on a later date.