Carey, Killers Join MTV VMA Lineup


Mariah Carey and The Killers have joined the list of performers for MTV: Music Television’s 2005 MTV Video Music Awards.

The VMAs will be broadcast live on MTV Sunday Aug. 28 at 8 p.m. (tape-delayed on the West Coast) from AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami.

The 22nd annual show will be hosted by Diddy, the artist/entrepreneur formerly known as Puff Daddy, P. Diddy and Sean” Puffy” Combs.

Carey and The Killers join previously announced performers Kanye West, Kelly Clarkson and Green Day.

Green Day headed the list of 2005 MTV Video Music Awards nominations with eight, six for “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” and a pair for “American Idiot.”

Gwen Stefani and Missy Elliott followed with six nods apiece, while U2 netted five nominations.