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Katy Perry to Host the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards

July 28, 2017

Katy Perry will add another job to her already busy year. The pop star has been named the host of the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards

The announcement was made on Thursday. The promotional photos and statement for the gig seem to have a space theme. 

'I’ve been training with MTV in zero gravity, eating astronaut ice cream, and I’m on a group text with Buzz Aldrin and Neil deGrasse Tyson.Come August 27th, I’ll be ready to be your MOONWOMAN! Brace for impact, kids,” Perry said in a release.

I’ve been training with @MTV in zero gravity, eating astronaut ice cream, and I’m on a group text with Buzz Aldrin and Neil deGrasse Tyson. Come August 27th, I’ll be ready to be your MOONWOMAN! Brace for impact, kids ----‍--

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The 2017 MTV Video Music awards will take place on Sunday, August 27. Perry will also perform during the show.