Frank Ocean Tapped as Performer for VMAs

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Frank Ocean is having the best year ever! The r&b crooner has just been tapped as a performer for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards, which will be hosted by comedian Kevin Hart.

This marks Frank Ocean's VMA debut, and the artist will perform singles off his critically-acclaimed Def Jam studio album entitled channel ORANGE. Ocean has bee nominated for three awards including the coveted Best New Artist and Best Male Video categories.

Previously announced artists set to hit the VMA stage include Rihanna, Taylor Swift,Pink, One Direction, and Alicia Keys. VMAs air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on September 6 at 8 p.m. EST.