ariana grande 2014 mtv vma livestream Watch the MTV VMAs 2014 red carpet livestreamThe 2014 MTV VMAs are here!

You never know what will happen at the award show honoring achievements in music videos — yes, people still make and watch those.

This year’s ceremony will no doubt be full of surprises, starting with a performance by “Break Free” singer, Ariana Grande (who performed in the pre-show in 2013), followed by showstopping acts from Nicki Minaj, Jessie J, Taylor Swift, Maroon 5, Usher, Sam Smith, Iggy Azalea and Rita Ora (performing their “Black Widow” duet), 5 Seconds of Summer and 2014 Vanguard award winner Beyonce.

Be there for all the action when the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards airs Sunday, Aug. 24 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on MTV or watch it all via the livestream below.