Ellie Goulding and Zedd will perform songs from the “Divergent” film soundtrack during the MTV Movies Awards airing live Sunday, April 13 from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles at 9 p.m. ET.
Goulding will play “Beating Heart” while Zedd will perform “Find You” with Matthew Koma and Miriam Bryant.
“When I found out ‘Find You’ would be part of the ‘Divergent’ Soundtrack I was beyond stoked,” said ZEDD. “Getting to perform the song live at the MTV Movie Awards with Matthew and Miriam is a total thrill we’re really looking forward to sharing with the fans!”
Additionally, MTV Artists to Watch, Twenty One Pilots, will perform their single “Car Radio”
Hosted by Conan O’ Brien, this year’s awards presenters will include “Fault in Our Stars” actors Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort; and “The Other Woman” stars Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton.
Also, “Entourage” stars Adrian Grenier, Kevin Connolly, Jerry Ferrara and Kevin Dillon will present the MTV Generation Award to Mark Wahlberg, a producer on both the HBO series and its upcoming movie.
The award winners are determined by fan vote at www.MovieAwards.MTV.com through Saturday, April 12.
This will be the second year in which MTV will hold the awards in April. Last year’s awards attracted 3.8 million viewers and averaged 4.8 million viewers, airing across Viacom’s family of networks (MTV, VH1, MTV2 and Logo). Last year’s show also saw an increase of 20 percent over the previous year in MTV’s target demographic of viewers ages 12-34.
Den of Thieves’ Jesse Ignjatovic, who just joined “American Idol” as an executive producer, will return to serve as executive producer of this year’s show. He’s joined by executive producers Garrett English, also the executive in charge for MTV, Lee Lodge, and Jen Jones.