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Lady Gaga will perform at the MTV Video Music Awards next month. It will be one of her first appearances since having hip surgery in February. The 27-year-old pop star will perform her new single at the Aug. 25 awards show, which will air live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., MTV announced Thursday. Gaga sang the national anthem at New York's Gay Pride last month.

She’ll release a new album, “ARTPOP,” on Nov. 11.

Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead the VMA Awards with six nominations each. Bruno Mars is up for four awards. Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus, Pink and Thirty Seconds to Mars have three nominations each.

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Actor Robert Horton ("Wagon Train") is 89. Actor Robert Fuller ("Laramie," "Emergency!") is 80. Actor David Warner ("Titanic") is 72. Keyboardist Neal Doughty of REO Speedwagon is 67. Singer-bassist Geddy Lee of Rush is 60. Documentary maker Ken Burns is 60. TV personality Tim Gunn ("Project Runway") is 60. Singer Patti Scialfa with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band is 60. Actress Alexandra Paul ("Baywatch") is 50. Country singer Martina McBride is 47. Drummer Chris Gorman (Belly) is 46. Actor Tim Omundson ("Psych") is 44. Actor Wil Wheaton is 41. Singer Wanya Morris of Boyz II Men is 40. Actor Stephen Dorff is 40. Country singer James Otto is 40. Actor Josh Radnor ("How I Met Your Mother") is 39. Musician Danger Mouse of Gnarls Barkley is 36. Actress Allison Mack ("Smallville") is 31.

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