Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Will Bring ‘Same Love’ to VMAs

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Will Bring ‘Same Love’ to VMAs

Rolling Stone cover  stars Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are set to perform their hit single “Same  Love” at the 2013 VMAs, MTV reports.

In  Concert: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Fitz and the Tantrums

This will be the duo’s first apperance at the Video Music Awards, but they  have plenty of MTV credentials, having played both the mtvU Woodie Awards and  the MTV Movie Awards this year.

“Same Love,” their tribute to marriage equality, is nominated for Best Video  with a Social Message, and they’ve also racked up nominations for their smash  singles “Can’t Hold Us” (Best Hip-Hop Video) and “Thrift Shop” (Video of the  Year). All told, Macklemore and Lewis earned six nominations, which means  they’re tied with Justin Timberlake for the evening’s most nods.

R&B sensation (and past  RS cover star) Bruno Mars is also joining the list of VMA  performers. He’ll unveil his next single with its debut TV performance. The  star-studded evening will also feature spots from TimberlakeKanye West,  Lady Gaga, Robin Thicke and Katy Perry, among others.

The 2013 VMAs will air Sunday, August 25th at 9 p.m. EST.

Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/macklemore-and-ryan-lewis-will-bring-same-love-to-vmas-20130816#ixzz2cokp7zYN

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