MTV News announced Thursday that Avril Lavigne, Ludacris, and Disturbing Tha Peace will prime the crowd before the VMAs next Thursday, as they’ve been tapped to perform during the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards Opening Act. Opening Act will also offer fans a chance to vote on which outfit they think Michelle Branch should wear when she makes her entrance on the red carpet, and the winning outfit will be unveiled live on Opening Act. The 2002 MTV Video Music Awards Opening Act will air live on August 29 at 6:30 p.m. ET. Read more.