rihanna frank ocean vmas Rihanna and Frank Ocean will perform at the MTV VMAsThe MTV Video Music Awards has added two more names to its list of performers: Rihanna and Frank Ocean will both take the stage at the Sept. 6 show.

Rihanna is up for five VMAs, including video of the year and best female video for “We Found Love” (she’s also featured on Drake’s video of the year nominee “Take Care”). Ocean’s “Swim Good” is up for three awards — best male video, best new artist and best direction. He’ll be making his VMA debut at the 2012 show.

Ocean and Rihanna join previously announced VMA performers Taylor Swift, One Direction, Pink, Alicia Keys and Green Day.

Additionally, MTV says The Wanted, “Parks and Recreation” star Rashida Jones, Andy Samberg, 2 Chainz and Ke$ha have been added to the show’s roster of presenters.

The VMAs will air live (to the eastern half of the country) at 8 p.m. ET Thursday, Sept. 6. 

Posted by:Rick Porter