MTV Shore About VMA Pre-Show


MTV: Music Television Thursday announced the performers for its 2005 Video Music Awards Pre-Show by the Shore.

Performers on the special, set to air Sunday, Aug. 28 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. (live on the East Coast, tape-delayed on the West Coast), will include Fall Out Boy; Houston hip-hop stars Mike Jones, Paul Wall and Slim Thug; and Caribbean phenomenon Rihanna.

The VMAs will immediately follow live at 8 p.m. (also 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.

Performers will include Coldplay,50 Cent. Shakira, Ludacris, Mariah Carey, the Killers, Kanye West, Kelly Clarkson and Green Day.

The VMAs will also feature appearances by celebrities including Jessica Simpson, Lil Kim, Ricky Martin, Ashlee Simpson, Bow Wow, Eva Longoria, Nelly, Hilary Duff, Joel Madden from Good Charlotte, Ciara, Alicia Keys, Usher, Jessica Alba, Orlando Bloom, Kirsten Dunst, Lindsay Lohan, Joss Stone, Jeremy Piven and Snoop Dogg.

Green Day headed the list of 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.