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[09/05/08 - 03:15 PM]
Christina Aguilera and Kanye West to Take the Stage for 2008 MTV Video Music Awards
Plus: Jamie Foxx, Chace Crawford, Ashlee Simpson, John Legend, Kobe Bryant, Leona Lewis, Paris Hilton, Lauren Conrad, Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt, Taylor Swift, Slash, and Shia LaBeouf round out the list of presenters.

[via press release from MTV]

CHRISTINA AGUILERA AND KANYE WEST TO TAKE THE STAGE FOR 2008 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS

Jamie Foxx, Chace Crawford, Ashlee Simpson, John Legend, Kobe Bryant, Leona Lewis, Paris Hilton, Lauren Conrad, Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt, Taylor Swift, Slash, and Shia LaBeouf Round Out Star-Studded List of Presenters Set to Air Live From Paramount Pictures On Sunday, September 7, 2008 at 9PM SHARP (ET/PT)

Hollywood, CA (September 4, 2008) �� The biggest night in music just got bigger as VMA's host Russell Brand today hijacked the Paramount Pictures Studios' back lot to reveal more musical performers, more presenters, and more of the can't miss moments that have always been a part of VMA history. Christina Aguilera was on hand to announce that she will be performing a special rendition of "Genie in a Bottle" in a nod to the 25th annual VMA's most memorable performances and will also mark her first televised performance since giving birth earlier this year. The 2008 MTV Video Music Awards is set to air live from Paramount Pictures on Sunday, September 7, 2008 at 9PM SHARP (ET/PT).

In addition, Brand unveiled that Kanye West will return to the VMAs to close the show with an explosive finale that will be the perfect ending to a wild night of music mayhem. VMA news continued as T.I. divulged that Rihanna and he will debut their new duet for the first time EVER.

Britney Spears was confirmed yesterday to open the show, setting the tone for a night of can't miss moments. Brand also revealed that the first 30 minutes of the show will feature Rihanna as the first performance of the night; winners to be announced will include Best Female and Best Male; Pete Wentz, Heidi Montag, and Spencer Pratt will share the stage; Taylor Swift will introduce The Jonas Brothers; and Katy Perry will sing Madonna's "Like a Virgin."

It was also announced that Jamie Foxx, Chace Crawford, Ashlee Simpson, John Legend, Kobe Bryant, Leona Lewis, Paris Hilton, Lauren Conrad, Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt, Slash, Taylor Swift, and Shia LaBeouf round out the presenters list filled with the "who's who" in music, television, film, sports and pop culture. Previously announced presenters include Michael Phelps, Miley Cyrus, Lindsay Lohan, Ciara, Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Corbin Bleu, Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner and Christopher Mintz-Plasse.

Previously announced powerhouse performers include Rihanna, Pink, T.I. , Kid Rock, Paramore, Lil Wayne and the Jonas Brothers, as well as DJ AM and Travis Barker rocking the party by mixing live drum beats to scratched records throughout the show. The duo will collaborate with Katy Perry, Lupe Fiasco, and The Ting Tings to perform new and legendary hits to celebrate 25 years of music that has emanated from the VMA stage.

Official sponsors of "2008 VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS" are GM, Pepsi, TAG Body Spray, Taco Bell, Rhapsody and Verizon Wireless and Nikon.

Jesse Ignjatovic/Den of Thieves is the Executive Producer, for the "2008 MTV Video Music Awards." Dave Sirulnick is Executive Producer for MTV. Chris Choun/Ish Entertainment is Co-Executive Producer. Jane Mun is Producer. Amy Doyle, Joanna Bomberg and Robin Katz are Music Talent Executives. Robin Reinhardt-Locke is Celebrity Talent Executive. Garrett English is Executive in Charge of Production.

About MTV

MTV is the dynamic, vibrant experiment at the intersection of music, creativity and youth culture. For over 26 years, MTV has evolved, challenged the norm, and detonated boundaries�giving each new generation a creative outlet and voice that entertains, informs and unites on every platform and screen. On-air, MTV has been the number one rated 24 hour ad-supported cable network P12-24 for 16 straight years. Online, MTV.com scored double-digit growth in 2007 and MTV launched ten dynamic online communities and six new virtual worlds. On the go, MTV Mobile is the #1 music brand in the wireless space � delivering 90% more streams than in 2006. And MTV's successful sibling networks MTV2, mtvU and MTV Tr3s each deliver unprecedented customized content, super-serving music fans, college students and young American Latinos like no one else. MTV is part of MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.





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