NEW YORK — Kanye West will perform at the MTV Video Music Awards this month.

MTV announced recently that the rapper will perform his single “Black Skinhead” at the Aug. 25 awards show. West’s performance will be his seventh, tying Madonna for the most performances at the awards show.

Lady Gaga also will perform at the event, which will air live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead the MTV VMAs with six nominations each.