Beyonce to Perform at 2016 MTV Video Music Awards

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Beyonce performs during the Formation World Tour at the Rose Bowl on May 14, 2016 in Pasadena, Calif.

Beyoncé fans will be in for a surprise at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards. The singer is performing at this year’s VMAs, a source tells Billboard.

The news was also reported by the Los Angeles Times, which wrote that “Beyoncé has been in top-secret rehearsals” for the show.

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On Sunday (Aug. 28), MTV confirmed the news with a tweet: "BEYONCE. IS. PERFORMING."

Bey, with her visual album Lemonade, is in for a big night: she’s nominated for 11 awards at 2016’s ceremony.

Confirmed performers at the 2016 MTV VMAs include Rihanna -- who will bring the opening number -- as well as Britney Spears, Future, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj, Nick Jonas with Ty Dolla $ign and the Chainsmokers with Halsey.

The VMAs air on Sunday, Aug. 28 at 9 p.m. ET (8 p.m. CT) on MTV.