The first performers at the 2012 VMAs have been announced as One Direction and Alicia Keys.
"Finally, I can reveal the VMA secrets (I love you too much to keep secrets from you!) I've been dying to share!" an overenthusiastic MTV Buzzworthy correspondent began, "Secrets like… One Direction and Alicia Keys will perform at the 2012 MTV VMAs!"
Meanwhile, the VMA nominations have also been revealed today with Rihanna in the lead, nominated for 5 'gongs'.
So there you have it.