MTV Adds VMA Presenters, Performers


MTV: Music Television is bulking up its roster for the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards.

The network said Thursday thatJennifer Lopez, Hilary Duff, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jimmy Fallon and Will Smith have been added to its list of presenters, joiningParis Hilton, Lenny Kravitz, Tony Hawk, Ludacris, Ashlee Simpson, LL Cool J, Jon Stewart and P. Diddy.

As far as performers, Nelly featuring Christina Aguilera and Alicia Keys will join the previously announced list of Usher, Kanye West, Yellowcard, Lil’ Jon, Jet, Petey Pablo, Hoobastank, Ying Yang Twins, Terror Squad featuring Fat Joe and Jessica Simpson.

The 2004 VMAs will air live from AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami Sunday, Aug. 29 at 8 p.m. (EST), with West Coast viewers getting a tape-delayed feed, also at 8 p.m.