Already a stacked show, the 2021 VMAs just got bigger with the addition of Justin Bieber.
The Canadian superstar is set to return to the VMAs stage when the show airs live from the Barclays Center on Sunday, September 12 at 8 PM ET/PT on MTV.
Bieber is the most nominated artist at this year’s ceremony. He is nominated with seven nods, including two of the night’s biggest awards, “Video of the Year” and “Artist of the Year.” Bieber returns to the “VMAs” for the first time in six years after delivering a moving performance of “What Do You Mean?” In 2015.
Last week, Doja Cat was announced as the host of the MTV VMAs. In addition to performing and hosting, Doja Cat is nominated five times, including two of the night’s highest honors, “Video of the Year” and “Artist of the Year.” The VMAs will also feature the solo debut of Chloe and additional performances from Camila Cabello, Lil Nas X, LORDE, Machine Gun Kelly, Olivia Rodrigo, Chlöe, Shawn Mendes, and Twenty One Pilots.
Following Bieber in nominations is Megan Thee Stallion followers with six, and Drake, Giveon, Lil Nas X, and Olivia Rodrigo have five nominations each.