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Tori Kelly celebrates VMAs performance with medley video

The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards will air Aug. 30 at 9 p.m. ET on MTV.

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Annie Martin
Tori Kelly at the BET Awards on June 28. The singer-songwriter celebrated her upcoming MTV VMAs performance with a medley video. File photo by Christine Chew/UPI
Tori Kelly at the BET Awards on June 28. The singer-songwriter celebrated her upcoming MTV VMAs performance with a medley video. File photo by Christine Chew/UPI | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Tori Kelly celebrated her upcoming MTV Music Video Awards performance with a medley video posted Tuesday.

The 22-year-old singer-songwriter paid tribute to her favorite MTV VMAs moments after it was revealed she will attend and perform at the ceremony for the first time. Demi Lovato, Pharrell Williams and The Weeknd are among the other musical acts.

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Kelly belted out acoustic versions of "Waterfalls" by TLC, "Try Again" by Aaliyah, "It's Gonna Be Me" by 'N Sync, "Crazy in Love" by Beyonce, and "Lovestoned/Think She Knows" by Justin Timberlake. "Thank you for your constant support," she wrote. "It's really mind blowing."

The singer-songwriter came to fame on YouTube, and auditioned for American Idol at age 16. She released two EPs, Handmade Songs and Foreword, before debuting her first studio album, Unbreakable Smile, in June. The record includes the hit single "Nobody Love."

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