On Sunday, September 12th, Justin Bieber will return to the MTV Video Music Awards stage for the first time in six years. Bieber joins the list of previously announced artists including Lorde, Olivia Rodrigo, Lil Nas X, Shawn Mendes and others. The event will be broadcast live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York at 8:00 p.m. Eastern. Doja Cat will moderate this year’s ceremony.
Bieber’s last appearance as a VMA actor was in 2015 when he sang an emotional rendition of his purpose track “What Do You Mean?”. Bieber received the most nominations at the MTV VMAs 2021. He is up for seven awards in total, including Artist of the Year, Best Collaboration (“Peaches”), Best Pop (“Peaches”) and more. The full list of nominees can be found here.
Bieber released his sixth studio album Justice earlier this year.