Taylor Swift and the Fierce Five to be special guests at MTV Video Music Awards


Country songs and cartwheels! Taylor Swift and the Fierce Five to be special guests at MTV Video Music Awards

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14:33 GMT, 21 August 2012

Six-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift will perform at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards next month.

But she won't be the only golden girl in the room.

The U.S. Women's Gymnastics team – known as the Fierce Five – will be presenters at the September 6 show.

High note: Country singer Taylor Swift will perform at the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards next month

High note: Country singer Taylor Swift will perform at the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards next month

Gabby Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Alexandra Raisman, Kyla Ross and Jordyn Wieber won the women's team gold medal this month. Douglas, Maroney and Raisman also won individual medals.

Miley Cyrus, Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller will also present awards.
Drake and Rihanna lead with five nominations each.

They'll battle Katy Perry, M.I.A. and Gotye for video of the year.

Comedian Kevin Hart will host the VMAs live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Performers include Green Day, Alicia Keys, Pink and One Direction.

Olympic champs: McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Kyla Ross and Jordyn Wieber are expected to present at award at the ceremony

Olympic champs: McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Kyla Ross and Jordyn Wieber are expected to present at award at the ceremony