MTV announced today that Janet Jackson will be opening the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards with a tribute to her brother, the late Michael Jackson. The pop singer will perform live on September 13th, honoring her brother, who passed away in June.

MTV isn't sure exactly which songs will be included in the tribute, but you can expect to see some of Michael Jackson's greatest video moments from the awards show over the years. There are also more surprises in store for the show, so this is definitely one you won't want to miss. Check out the MJ VMA Tribute Promo below.

The 2009 MTV Video Music Awards will premiere this Sunday with host Russell Brand.

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