Kanye to return to VMAs a year after outburst

LOS ANGELES The rapper will be performing at the event Sept. 12 in Los Angeles.

Last year, West dissed /*Taylor Swift*/ at the event during her acceptance speech for best female video. He grabbed the microphone and declared that /*Beyonce*/ should have won the award.

West later apologized and took a break from music. He will release his fifth studio album, "Dark Twisted Fantasy," in November.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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