Hosting duties for the 2017 MTV VMAS are in the hands of of pop singer Katy Perry.
“I’ve been training with MTV in zero gravity, eating astronaut ice cream, and I’m on a group text with Buzz Aldrin and Neil deGrasse Tyson,” Perry told E! News in a statement. “Come Aug. 27, I’ll be ready to be your MOONWOMAN! Brace for impact, kids.”
“We’re thrilled to have global phenomenon Katy Perry as the host and a performer at the 2017 VMAs,” adds Bruce Gillmer, Head of Music and Music Talent, Global Entertainment Group, Viacom. “She is at the forefront of music culture and the perfect person to anchor this year’s show, which promises to be one of the most diverse and music-filled in VMA history.”
MTV’s biggest night, celebrating the best in music videos and popular music broadcasts live from The Forum in Los Angeles on August 27th. Click here for a full list of nominees.