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The singer tied for the most nominations at this year's MTV Video Music Awards will also be performing at the event. 

Justin Timberlake has just been announced as part of the performance lineup for the August 25th VMAs.  MTV also has a special tribute lined up for JT who will be receiving the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award for his artistry in music videos. 

Past recipients have included the award's namesake himself, Madonna, Peter Gabriel, Beastie Boys and Britney Spears.  

With six nominations, Timberlake is tied with Macklemore & Ryan heading into this year's ceremony.  Other previously announced performers include Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Katy Perry, Robin Thicke and Miley Cyrus. 

MTV will air the VMAs live from Booklyn's Barclays Center on August 25th, starting at 9:00 pm Eastern. 

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