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Taylor Swift to Perform at the 2019 MTV VMAs

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CARSON, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 01: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO COMMERCIAL USE) Taylor Swift performs onstage at 2019 iHeartRadio Wango Tango presented by The JUVÉDERM® Collection of Dermal Fillers at Dignity Health Sports Park on June 01, 2019 in Carson, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

Taylor Swift is officially set to perform at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 26, the network announced today (Aug. 7). It will mark her first major televised performance following the release of her seventh album Lover, which drops on Aug. 23.

The show will broadcast live from Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey at 8:00 p.m. EST/PST. It can be watched on the channels MTV, MTV2, VH1, BET, and Comedy Central, or streamed online at

This year, Swift is tied with Ariana Grande for the most nominations (10 total), including Video of the Year and Song of the Year (for “You Need To Calm Down”). She also received 10 noms in 2015, for “Blank Space” and “Bad Blood.” Since 2008, she has garnered seven VMAs overall, for Best Female Video, Best Collaboration, Video of the Year and more.

The last time the “Style” singer performed at the VMAs was in 2015, with her 1989 hit “Bad Blood.”

Watch the teaser clip below.


This article originally appeared in Billboard.