The VMA’s 8 Hottest Newcomers (PHOTOS)

In the midst of veterans like Kanye West and Usher, a new class of superstars-on-the-rise are poised to take the MTV VMAs by storm on Sunday, September 12.

From Best New Artist contender Justin Bieber to his competition Ke$ha and up-and-coming rapper B.o.B, we’ve got the VMA newbies down to a science. Just think — these ladies and gents could be the future legends of the VMA stage!

Peep the VMA’s 8 Hottest Newcomers here and check back on Sunday for Celebuzz’s full VMA coverage.

Which of the VMA virgins is your favorite? Weigh in via the comments.