Michael Phelps, Final Five gymnasts to present at MTV VMAs

FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2016 file photo, United States' Michael Phelps displays his gold medal for the men's 4 x 100-meter medley relay final during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. MTV said Thursday, Aug. 25, that Phelps, along with gymnasts Simone Biles, Gabrielle Douglas, Lauren Hernandez, Madison Kocian and Aly Raisman will present awards at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards in New York. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2016 file photo, U.S. gymnasts, from left, Simone Biles, Gabrielle Douglas, Lauren Hernandez, Madison Kocian and Aly Raisman hold their gold medals during the medal ceremony for the artistic gymnastics women's team at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. MTV said Thursday, Aug. 25, that Biles, Raisman, Douglas, Hernandez and Kocian along with swimmer Michael Phelps, will present awards at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

NEW YORK — Recent Olympic gold medalists Michael Phelps and the Final Five are heading to the MTV Video Music Awards.

MTV said Thursday that Phelps, Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian will present awards at Sunday's show in New York City.

Jimmy Fallon, Kim Kardashian, Alicia Keys and Puff Daddy will also present awards, while attendees at Madison Square Garden will include Kanye West, Bryson Tiller, 2 Chainz, DNCE, Desiigner and Troye Sivan.

Britney Spears, Rihanna, Future, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, Nick Jonas and the Chainsmokers will perform during the live show.

Beyonce is the leading nominee with 11, followed by Adele with eight nominations. Adele won't attend the show; a representative for Beyonce didn't immediately say if the singer would attend.

Beyonce, Adele, West, Justin Bieber and Drake will compete for video of the year.

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Online:

http://www.mtv.com/vma

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