Jessie J, Ariana Grande And Nicki Minaj Will Perform ‘Bang Bang’ At The 2014 VMAs — These Cats Are Already Dancing
Practice your moves for this sure-to-be-show-stopping performance on Sunday at 9 p.m. ET/PT on MTV.
We’re primed to announce yet another 2014 MTV Video Music Awards performer — and this one’s a triple threat. Here’s a hint: She’s ready to “bang, bang into the room.”
Yup, Jessie J will be performing at the VMAs on Sunday, August 24 — joined by “Bang Bang” co-stars Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande — who are already slated to perform. And, get this, the trio’s performance of the hit song will be the
Fresh off the “Bang Bang” video shoot earlier this month — an experience Jessie told MTV News was “hugely nerve-wracking, but exciting” — Jessie, Ariana and Nicki will be together again on the VMA stage, along with performers like Sam Smith, Beyoncé and Taylor Swift.
Newly announced presenters include Gwen Stefani and Kim Kardashian.
exciting, the music video for “Bang Bang” will premiere immediately after at BangBang.mtv.com.
To celebrate the British songstress’ impending stage domination (and the video’s drop, because we just can’t wait for that), we compiled some dance moves to bust out while listening to “Bang Bang” below — via cat GIFS (because why not?). Study up for VMA night!
She got a booty like a Cadillac/ But I can send you into overdrive
You’ve been waiting for that, step on up, swing your bat/See, anybody could be bad to you/ You need a good girl to blow your mind, yeah
Bang, bang into the room/ I know you want it/ Bang, bang all over you/ I’ll let you have it
Wait a minute, let me take you there/ Wait a minute til you…/ Bang, bang there goes your heart/ I know you want it
Back, backseat of my car/ I’ll let you have it/ Wait a minute, let me take you there/ Wait a minute til you…
She might’ve let you hold her hand in school/ But Imma show you how to graduate/ No, I don’t need to hear you talk the talk/ Just come and show me what your mama gave
You’ve got a very big shhh, mouth but don’t say a thing/ See anybody could be good to you/ You need a bad girl to blow your mind
[Bang, bang into the room/ I know you want it/ Bang, bang all over you/ I\'ll let you have it]
It’s Myx Moscato/ It’s frizz in a bottle/ It’s Nicki full throttle/ It’s oh, oh/ Swimming in the grotto/ We winning in the lotto
We dipping in the powder blue, four door/ Kitten so good, it’s dripping on wood/ Get a ride in the engine that could go/ Batman, robbin’ it, bang bang, cockin’ it
Queen Nicki dominant, prominent/ It’s me, Jessie, and Ari/ If they test me they sorry/ Ride his uh like a Harley/ Then pull off in his Ferrari
If we hanging, we banging/ Phone ranging, he slanging/ It ain’t karaoke night but get the mic ‘cause I’m singing
B to the A to the N to the G to the uh/ B to the A to the N to the G to the hey/ See anybody could be good to you/ You need a bad girl to blow your mind
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Brenna Ehrlich is a reporter for MTV News as well as the senior writer/editor for the O Music Awards. In the past, she served as associate editor at Mashable, penned a netiquette column for CNN and co-authored the blog and book "Stuff Hipsters Hate." She likes trying not to die in moshpits and listening to songs on repeat. Follow her on Twitter @BrennaEhrlich for news on cats and punk bands.