MTV's Video Music Awards Surprise Revealed!

Get the scoop on tomorrow's hush-hush performance featuring Jay-Z and Kanye West

By Marc Malkin Aug 28, 2011 2:31 AMTags
Jay-Z, Kanye West Kevin Mazur/WireImage

Jay-Z and Kanye West are getting up off their big thrones to perform at tomorrow's VMAs.

Who knew the two hip-hop superstars were even coming to this year's Moonman shindig, because...

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When I was down at Nokia Live on Thursday to get a peek at the seating arrangement, there were no placards for Jay-Z or West.

I'm told most of the MTV crew and production team don't even know yet when they'll actually take the stage during the show.

Now, the big question: Will Beyoncé join them? Jay-Z's wifey is featured on "Lift Off," one of the tunes on Jay-Z and West's new album, Watch the Throne.

Previously announced performers include Lady Gaga, Adele, Chris Brown and Young the Giant, among others. The night will also include tributes to Britney Spears and the late Amy Winehouse.

Now, we want to hear from you. Excited for Jay-Z and Kanye's performance? Sound off in our comments section.

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