In just a matter of weeks, the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards will hit Los Angeles and the ceremony is bringing the buzz with a number of performances by the likes of Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and The Weeknd.

As per a press release and a number of promo videos, the upcoming affair will also include sets by Fifth Harmony, Shawn Mendes, Lorde and 30 Seconds To Mars. It's just the first batch of show-stoppers set for the anticipated August 27 event, so keep your eyes peeled in the coming weeks. 

Aside from her performance duties, Perry will also bring her comedy chops and fashion to the ceremony as the host for the 34th annual show. MTV shared the news with an elaborate promotional video of her floating through space in a pink spacesuit. "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," she captioned the video. "Come August 27th, I’ll be ready to be your MOONWOMAN! Brace for impact, kids." 

The 2017 VMAs air on August 27 live from The Forum in Los Angeles.

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