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Rihanna, Frank Ocean Added To MTV Video Music Awards Performance List

2012 MTV Music Awards – Frank Ocean of Odd Future will experience his first MTV Music Awards performance next week on September 6th at Staples Center. The 2012 MTV VMAs continue to add new performances to the list with Frank along with songstress Rihanna as the latest additions.

The “Where Have You Been” singer is up for several awards including best female video, best pop video and video of the year for “We Found Love,” is also nominated twice more with Drake for his “Take Care” video. According to LA Times, Rihanna’s along with the other confirmed performers are rather predictable but Frank’s is open for high anticipation.

“What will Frank play? Will he be safe and do “Thinkin’ About You,” his lovely ballad? Or will the Los Angeles-based singer, whose full-length debut, “Channel Orange,” is one of the best albums of the year — and made news when Ocean openly discussed his bisexuality — push the issue that propelled him into the spotlight and play “Forrest Gump”? That song, one of the highlights of “Channel Orange,” is a first-person account of his relationship with a pseudonymous man.”

Others on the performance list includes Alicia Keys, Pink, Taylor Swift, Green Day and One Direction with comedian Kevin Hart as host.

With no Beyonce baby bump to steal the show does the burden fall on Frank Ocean?

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