MTV VMA 2015 performers: The Weeknd, Kanye West, Demi Lovato

MTV has unveiled the first set of performers for Sunday’s VMA Awards. Video Vanguard recipient Kanye West leads off a line-up that also includes The WeekndDemi LovatoPharrell Williams, Twenty One Pilots featuring A$AP Rocky, Tori Kelly, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and .

Kendrick Lamar and Taylor Swift lead MTV Video Music Awards nominations

Of the acts announced so far, only The Weeknd is in the running for these awards, which are decide by popular vote. He’s nominated in Best Male Video for “Earned It,” and currently has 20/1 odds to win. In addition, he and Ariana Grande have 25/1 odds to win Best Collaboration for “Love Me Harder."

Grande is among those who have won VMAs on the night that they performed. Others who have taken to the stage at least twice include Rihanna, One Direction, Bruno Mars and Justin Timberlake.

Could The Weeknd be the next beneficiary of this good luck charm? Who do you think is going to win Best Male Video. Scroll down to make your predictions. 

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