The glitzy bash will be held in Miami...

The Killers and MARIAH CAREY have joined the line-up of performers at this year’s MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS.

They join previously-announced acts [/a] and Kelly Clarkson at the glitzy bash to be held in Miami on August 29.

The awards ceremony, in which U2 and Coldplay lead the nominations, will be broadcast on MTV UK on that same Bank Holiday Monday at 9pm .