With the hours ticking down to Thursday's 2012 MTV Video Music Awards broadcast, the musical treats in store for viewers keep getting sweeter.
Rihanna will open the show with a collaboration featuring A$AP Rocky.
She'll serve up a sexy performance of the official remix of her Talk That Talk single "Cockiness" with Rocky.
Then Calvin Harris will step up to give an assist on the pair's VMA-nominated global smash, "We Found Love."
Nicki Minaj will also grace the stage with a secret guest and 2 Chainz will make his VMA debut.