Kanye West Returns To VMA Stage A Year After Boycott Threat 9/5/08
Kanye West has confirmed he'll be closing the MTV Video Music Awards on
Sunday night (07Sep08) a year after announcing he would never perform at
the event again.
The disgruntled rapper stormed off from the 2007 ceremony, claiming he
had been mistreated by organizers and swearing he'd never return.
West, who left without an award, also accused the music cable network
bosses of exploiting Britney Spears, whose terrible performance stole
But the rap star was present at a pre-awards photo conference in Los
Angeles on Thursday (04Sep08), where he joined fellow performers T.I.
and Christina Aguilera and show host Russell Brand.
The VMAs at Paramount Pictures will also mark Aguilera's first televised
performance since becoming a mum in January (08).