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First MTV Video Music Awards Performers Announced              

The MTV Video Music Awards are set to air later this month and we finally know who'll be performing on the show.

The first round of performers include Ariana Grande, who is expected to perform “God is A Woman,” Shawn Mendes, who’ll perform “In My Blood,” and Logic and OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder, who’ll perform their recently released collaboration “One Day” for the first time. 

In addition,Jennifer Lopez, who’ll receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, is set to perform.

The 2018 MTV Video Music Awards air August 20th live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

Justin Timberlake Game Show Coming To Fox              

Justin Timberlake is the executive producer behind a new game show coming to Fox, which will give contestants a chance to win a whopping $20 million per episode. 

“Spin the Wheel,” which will be hosted by Dax Shepard, pits contestants against a giant 40-foot wheel holding large sums of money. Players spend the game answering trivia questions, and if they are correct they can then add more money to the wheel. Incorrect questions however, will add wedges to the wheel that could take all their money back.

With each spin contestants will be given the option to either take the money they have or continue to spin the wheel.

 Pink cancels Sydney show over illness:Pink has been forced to cancel her “Beautiful Trauma Tour” stop tonight in Sydney, Australia under doctor’s orders. The singer is battling an upper respiratory infection and has been advised not to perform. Her show in Sydney tomorrow is expected to go on as planned. Organizers are currently attempting to reschedule the show.Katy Perry shares video from fan visit: Katy Perry recently visited a young fan, Grace Moores, who was forced to skip Katie’s concert in Adelaide after doctors removed a six-centimeter tumor from her brain. Well, Katy just shared video of their meeting, captioning it “the power of the Internet.” In the video Katy explains that she feels like “a unicorn,” noting, “because today I get to use my powers for good.”

Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds Wants To Be Known As A Pop Star, Not Rock Star              

Imagine Dragons have found success on both the rock and pop charts, although some critics question how rock they really are. But it turns out, frontman Dan Reynolds doesn’t care if people don’t think the band’s not rock enough.

“For the record I much prefer being called a pop star to rock star,” he shares on social media. “I want to change popular culture and create music that brings light to the masses. I’m not looking to impress you with how little I care; or how drugged I am; [or] how many women I can sleep with. [I'm] not interested."

He adds, "I relate with the rock and roll attitude of 'be you unabashedly,' fight for what you believe in [and protesting] wrongs. However, I don’t see this very much in the 'rockstar' world today. I saw it in the '90s. Today I see selfishness and self worship."

When one fan suggested that not all rock stars these days are bad, he did admit that was true, and noted, “OK for now on I only want to be called “that one white guy that was wrong for awhile about a lot of things and now is trying to make change who screams a lot in his music and likes to write big choruses and run on sentences”

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