The Chainsmokers and Halsey Will Get "Closer" at MTV Video Music Awards

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The Chainsmokers

The performance will join stage appearances by Britney Spears and G-Eazy; Ariana Grande with Nicki Minaj; Nick Jonas featuring Ty Dolla Sign; Future; and Rihanna.

The MTV Video Music Awards are only a few days away, and fans already are looking forward to performances by Britney Spears and G-Eazy; Ariana Grande with Nicki Minaj; Nick Jonas featuring Ty Dolla Sign; Future; and Rihanna.

But things just got even more delectable because MTV announced today that The Chainsmokers also will join the cast of performers alongside Halsey to give a stirring rendition of their Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 hit “Closer.” Grab your tissues. Get your Snapchats ready. It's going to be a #moment.

And don't forget: “Don't Let Me Down” is nominated for best electronic video. It's been a big year for The Chainsmokers, and it's only about to get bigger.

The 2016 MTV Video Music Awards will air live from New York’s Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Aug. 28, at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

This story first appeared on Billboard.com.

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