Ariana Grande To Play MTV Video Music Award Pre-Show

"The Way" singer Ariana Grande will take the stage during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Pre-Show.

Slated to air LIVE from outside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the pre-show will also feature performances from Austin Mahone and commentary from the red carpet, including appearances by MTV News’ Sway Calloway, James Montgomery and Christina Garibaldi.

“Having grown up watching the VMAs, it's a surreal thrill to be performing on the stage. I can't wait,” Ariana Grande said of the upcoming show.

Grande is expected to rock the stage with her hit singles “The Way” and “Baby I,” both from her upcoming album “Yours Truly.”