Adele, Chris Brown & Lil Wayne To Perform At VMAs
Posted on Thu Jul 28, 2011 11:15 AM PDT

AdeleVMAs072811.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Nominees Adele, Chris Brown and Lil Wayne will perform at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards.

This is Adele's first VMA performance. The British pop-soul singer is up for seven nominations, including Best Female Artist and Video of the Year, for her video "Rolling in the Deep."

Brown is returning to the stage four years after his VMA debut in 2007. The R&B singer's "Look at Me Now" video, featuring Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes, has two nods for Best Hip-Hop Video and Best Collaboration.

He said in a statement:

    "I am excited about my nominations and to be back on the VMA stage. I have a special performance planned for my wonderful fans."

Lil Wayne's "6 Foot 7 Foot" video is up for the Best Hip-Hop Video award. The rapper's latest album, Tha Carter IV, will drop the day after the VMAs on Monday August 29.

More acts will be announced in the upcoming weeks.

The MTV VMAs will air live from Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre Sunday, August 28, at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

Photo: Columbia Records