Justin Bieber will sing at the MTV Music Video Awards.

The 'Where Are You Now' hitmaker has announced he's ''back'' and confirmed he'll perform his new track titled 'What Do You Mean' from his forthcoming LP at the event at Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater on Sunday (30.08.15).

The popstar revealed the news on social media and posted a picture of his pal Miley Cyrus - who is hosting the awards - with two pictures of his face covering her chest.

He captioned the image: ''Only @mileycyrus. Lol. It's true. I'm performing on the #vmas #biebersback (sic)''

Justin, 21, has been absent from performing at the VMAs since 2010 but has recently been working on more new music with Skrillex.

He joins a host of music's finest who will entertain on the night including 'Neon Lights' hitmaker Demi Lovato, Pharrell Williams, hip-hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, rapper A$AP Rocky and American duo Twenty One Pilots.

Pharrell also expressed his eagerness to perform, saying he ''can't wait'' to take to the MTV stage.

He tweeted: ''Can't wait to perform at the #VMAs this year! See you Sunday at 9/8C on @MTV (sic).''

Meanwhile, Kanye West will receive the prestigious Video Vanguard Award at the event previously won by Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Michael Jackson and U2.