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MTV VMAs: Jessie J to Join Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande for 'Bang Bang'

The trio's music video will debut immediately after the performance

Jessie J
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Jessie J

It's official: Jessie J is also hitting the Forum stage on Sunday night.

The singer will join Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande in kicking off the MTV Video Music Awards with their first-ever performance of "Bang Bang," their joint single set to be featured on Grande and J's upcoming studio albums.

Immediately after the trio's performance, Beats by Dr. Dre and Target will debut the track's music video online at BangBang.mtv.com. The video was directed by Hannah Lux Davis and includes an easy-to-learn dance that the British songstress made up.

Grande's "Problem" duet with Iggy Azalea was nominated for best collaboration, best female video, best pop video and best lyric video.

The VMAs performance lineup also boasts BeyonceTaylor SwiftRita Ora, AzaleaMaroon 5UsherSam Smith and 5 Seconds of Summer.

Beyonce, also the recipient of the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, leads this year's pack with eight nominations, including video of the year and best female video.

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