us womens gymnastics team Gabby Douglas and U.S. women's gymnastics team to present at MTV Video Music AwardsThe 2012 MTV Video Music Awards is welcoming several golden girls to the stage next month. The U.S. gold-medal winning women’s gymnastics team — Gabby Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman, Kyla Ross and Jordyn Wieber — will be on hand to present an award at the show.

And golden girl of country music, six-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift, will be performing for the show. She joins previously-announced performers Green Day, Alicia Keys, One Direction and Pink.

Comedian Kevin Hart is the host of the VMAs, which air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles Sept. 6 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on MTV. Rihanna and Drake lead all nominees with five nominations apiece.

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TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."