More acts announced for MTV’s Video Music Awards

More acts announced for MTV's Video Music Awards

By: Tucker Harrington 

As the MTV Video Music Awards inch closer, more details keep coming out about the performances that will thrill viewers during the show. In addition to the already announced acts, which include Kanye West and Lady Gaga, a few of music's most popular stars will take the stage. 

Two of the hottest songs of the summer are Miley Cyrus' "We Can't Stop" and Robin Thicke's smash hit "Blurred Lines." Both of these jams are competing for several custom trophies, including Song of the Summer, but before viewers see who wins they'll be able to rock out to live performances. 

Fans will also get a chance to hear the first of what is sure to be many hits from Katy Perry's upcoming album "Prism." The singer, who only just released her newest single "Roar," is scheduled to perform the song live. 

Rumors are also swirling that the electronic duo Daft Punk will perform during the ceremony. The group is notoriously private and has rarely makes televised appearances, despite the success of their most recent album "Random Access Memories." According to USA Today, One Direction is also slated to make a special appearance during the awards, but there's no telling if they'll be performing their newest hit, "Best Song Ever."