Posted in music on August 23, 2013

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Traffic hasn't been as bad around the Barclays Center as opponents thought it would be when the Brooklyn arena was first announced. We think that may not be true this Sunday (8/25) though as MTV takes over the room to film the live telecast of the VMAs. Everyone from Kanye West to Katy Perry to Daft Punk to Robin Thicke are going to be there or are rumored to be there. Prince is in town. So is Perez Hilton.

Grimes (who is not shy about her love of pop) is getting in on the action too. MTV Hive reports:

The 2013 Video Music Awards are near, and to herald their arrival on Sunday, August 25, MTV is launching the VMA All Access Experience, 5 days of livestreamed performances and VMA moments starting NOW! And, get this, Grimes will be making a special appearance!

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Show day, however, has got MTV Hive pumped -- not only because the 2013 Video Music Awards features the likes of Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake and Kanye West, but because Grimes, along with designer Rachel Antonoff, will co-host MTV Style's Red Carpet Report (6 p.m. ET Sunday). Perhaps she'll wear one of her pussy rings? One can dream.

Meanwhile, Justin Timberlake will be receiving the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award during the VMAs, and it's been announced that his 'History of Rap' partner Jimmy Fallon will be the one presenting it to him. Justin is also rumored to be reuniting on stage at the VMAs with his old boy band *NSYNC. Maybe you've heard of them.

You can watch the broadcast on vma.mtv.com.

Later this year (and more South), Grimes will be playing some festivals, including Austin's ACL Fest in October, Mexico City's Corona Capital Fest in October, and a Young Turks party in Mexico on New Year's Eve.

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Comments (22)

rip frank grimes

Posted by Anonymous | August 23, 2013 10:51 AM

Sounds like Katy Perry will be appearing at the Perez Hilton show. Might be worth it for people to snatch up some of the cheapies on StubHub since there are a ton at $10 or less since the rest of the lineup is pretty shit (Eve not withstanding).

Posted by Anonymous | August 23, 2013 10:52 AM

GRIMES! God bless this angelic little girl! And god bless Canada for sending her to us via a house boat powered by potato peels. She is truly Christ like.

Posted by Anonymous | August 23, 2013 10:52 AM

Grimes changed the game with her Boiler Room set! She really expanded my vision of what a DJ could and should be.

Posted by Anonymous | August 23, 2013 10:55 AM

What an incredible pile of shit this VMA lineup is...

Posted by Anonymous | August 23, 2013 11:01 AM

Grimes is a genius.

Posted by Anonymous | August 23, 2013 11:05 AM

10:55 so true. Grimes is a Top 5 of all time DJ.

Posted by Anonymous | August 23, 2013 11:09 AM

please drop a bomb on that place

Posted by Anonymous | August 23, 2013 11:37 AM

What is a music video?

Posted by Young Blood | August 23, 2013 11:39 AM

10:52

Ten minutes later. Still laughing.

Posted by Anonymous | August 23, 2013 7:55 PM

What time does Daft Punk play?

Posted by Anonymous | August 23, 2013 8:54 PM

What's VMAs?

Posted by Anonymous | August 24, 2013 10:11 AM

Tired music. Weak & Boring.

Posted by Anonymous | August 24, 2013 10:12 AM

I talked to my peeps. And they said this lame.

Posted by Anonymous | August 24, 2013 10:13 AM

I'd go for the all you can eat baba ganoush.

Posted by Anonymous | August 24, 2013 3:26 PM

I like Justin Timberlake. We all know who the best singen white pimp justan get it real.

Posted by Anderson | February 6, 2014 11:01 AM

I like her hair color.

Posted by chris | February 11, 2014 7:52 PM

THIS is a big voice! I love her! I have had the opportunity to see a show, very good!

Posted by Clínicas de Massagem | April 10, 2014 8:53 AM

She studied in montreal so bitch plz

Posted by Gage | May 10, 2014 9:25 AM

My point is, discriminating between nationalities, for good reasons or bad is wrong. We are all people, some are arseholes, some are not. End racism!

Posted by Leila | May 26, 2014 12:06 PM

god bless Canada for sending her to us via a house boat powered by potato peels.

Posted by imoveis sp | July 28, 2014 11:38 PM

I remember that game too. That was when Joe Johnson had two buzzer beaters in the same game. Thanks for posting! I always wondered how this was done!

Posted by Matorin | October 14, 2014 5:05 PM

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