Nick Jonas to perform at VMAs

New York: Recording artist Nick Jonas on Wednesday announced that he will hit the streets here in a special performance at the 2016 Video Music Awards (VMAs). He will perform his hit single "Bacon" ft. Ty Dolla $ign from his second solo studio album "Last Year was Complicated", making his debut as a solo artiste during the VMA's main show. The 2016 VMAs will air from the iconic Madison Square Garden on August 29 on Vh1, read a statement from the channel. In keeping with the spirit of this year's show celebrating the creative expression of artistes, Jonas made his announcement with a video that was custom-created by Brooklyn-based motion graphics artist Zolloc. An Island Records artiste, Jonas introduced himself as a fully-formed solo artist on his hit, self-titled debut, released in November 2014. The critically-acclaimed album included the hit track “Jealous” and his chart-climbing radio single “Chains". Also an actor, he stars in the gritty television show "Kingdom", a mixed martial arts drama that premiered in 2014. He recently appeared in two more high-profile roles, a guest-starring role in Fox's horror-comedy series "Scream Queens" and a lead in the critically-acclaimed "Goat".  Jonas released his sophomore solo album “Last Year Was Complicated” in June this year. Most recently the solo powerhouse joined his longtime friend, Demi Lovato, on their 'Honda Civic: Future Now' tour which will be touring throughout North America until early this fall.