The multiple-nominee will join Taylor Swift, One Direction and more at the Sept. 6 show

By Michael Cohen
Updated August 28, 2012 10:30 AM
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Rihanna is spicing up the MTV Video Music Awards.

The multiple-nominee is set to perform on the Sept. 6 show (live from L.A.’s Staples Center), along with One Direction and Taylor Swift, who is slated to perform her latest single, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” for the first time live.

Rihanna, 24, who’s up for 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.

One of this year’s most highly acclaimed artists, Frank Ocean, is also scheduled to perform. Ocean, 24, is also a nominee in the best new artist category for “Swim Good.”

The public can vote for general VMA categories at on the show’s official website.