MTV VMAs 2021: Doja Cat will host and perform on the show!

MTV VMAs 2021: Doja Cat will host and perform on the show!

The singer is also nominated in five categories.

Doja Cat has a new gig! The 25-year-old singer announced on Wednesday that she will be hosting this year's MTV Video Music Awards, which will air live from New York City on September 12.

Doja  born Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini — took to Instagram to share the news, writing, "I'm hosting the 2021 #VMAs this year Wowowowowowow ��."

The songstress was previously announced as a performer on the awards show, and is also nominated in five categories — including artist of the year and video of the year for her collaboration with SZA, "Kiss Me More."

The song, which was released in April, is up against Lil Nas X's video for "Montero (Call Me By Your Name)", Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's "WAP" and DJ Khaled and Drake's "POPSTAR" featuring Justin Bieber. Among the nominees are also Ed Sheeran's music video for "Bad Habits" and The Weeknd's "Save Your Tears".

In the artist of the year category, Doja will go up against Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Olivia Rodrigo, Megan Thee Stallion and Taylor Swift. Other nominations include best collaboration, best art direction and best visual effects.

The hitmaker will also be sharing the stage with an array of superstars, including Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, Olivia Rodrigo, Machine Gun Kelly, and Lorde.

The MTV Video Music Awards air live from New York City on Sunday, Sept. 12 at 8 p.m. EST on MTV. 

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