Alessia Cara takes on MMVA hosting duties with Joe Jonas

Shawn Mendes is among the leading nominees at the MMVAs. Presenters this year include Carly Rae Jepsen, Serena Ryder, YouTuber Tyler Oakley, 13 Reasons Why star Brandon Flynn and Orphan Black actress Tatiana Maslany. Past years sparked famous moments such as Lady Gaga’s flaming bustier and Avril Lavigne unintentionally half-mooning the audience when her pants were yanked lower by the weight of a microphone pack. The pair of pop stars will unite for the massive street party and awards ceremony held in Toronto. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Lorde will take the stage to perform from her album Melodrama, which was released on Friday, while rockers Imagine Dragons and former One Direction member Niall Horan are also set to play. While hosting is new territory for Cara — who says she’s nervous she’ll flub a line — Jonas has plenty of experience. Canadian pop singer Alessia Cara takes on hosting duties at tonight’s iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards alongside Joe Jonas. Leading the 2017 nominees are Shawn Mendes, Grimes and A Tribe Called Red, who are contending in four categories each. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The MMVAs are known as much for their antics as they are the accolades. He joined his siblings in the Jonas Brothers as host of the MMVAs eight years ago. © The Canadian Press, 2017 The foursome climbed the charts with their inescapable hit Cake By the Ocean. Lorde, seen here at the 2016 Coachella Music Festival, is expected to perform a track from her new album Melodrama. Jonas will do double-duty as frontman of his band DNCE, which is slated to sing one of their newest songs.