Kendrick Lamar is on top of his game right now. His album DAMN. has been out for 16 weeks and still in contention for the number 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart later this week.
MTV has now announced that the rap superstar is the latest artist added to the lineup of performers at the Video Music Awards, which take place on August 27 at 8 pm. Miley Cyrus, The Weeknd, Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes, Fifth Harmony, Lorde, Thirty Seconds to Mars, and the show’s host, Katy Perry were the earlier names announced by the network.