Jay-Z and Kanye West To Perform at 2011 MTV VMA Awards

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Vibe / August 28, 2011

In the eleventh hour, the powers that make up The Throne have decided to spruce up the 2011 MTV VMA awards.

E! reports Jay-Z and Kanye West will perform tonight at the monumental award show. Prior to this news breaking, MTV never once mentioned the duo gracing the award show stage.

Previously announced performers include Lady Gaga, Adele, Chris Brown  and Young the Giant, among others. The night will also include tributes to Britney Spears and the late Amy Winehouse.

The 2011 MTV Award show airs at 9:00 PM EST on MTV.