Listen to Rod Stewart's re-imagined version of Do Ya Think I'm Sexy featuring DNCE

Talk about an unexpected collaboration...

Rod Stewart has revealed details of his new single, and it's a huge curveball of a collaboration.

Sir Rod's classic 1978 UK Number 1 single Do Ya Think I'm Sexy is being re-imagined for 2017 with a feature from Joe Jonas-fronted group DNCE. Even more impressive, Rod and DNCE will perform the song live for the very first time at the MTV Video Music Awards this Sunday in Inglewood, California on August 27.

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Listen to Rod talk about his new collaboration below. Click here to listen to the song from the 2 hour, 12 minute mark. It will be available to stream and download from August 25. 

The reworking of Do Ya Think I'm Sexy is part of Rod's brand new record deal with Republic Records, and will "serve up 'Sexy' for a new generation".  

Other acts performing at Sunday's VMAs include Ed Sheeran, Demi Lovato, Thirty Seconds To Mars, Miley Cyrus, The Weeknd, Shawn Mendes, Fifth Harmony and Lorde. Katy Perry will act as host.

Rod Stewart has scored an impressive six UK Number 1 singles and eight Number 1 albums throughout his near-50 year career. You can view Rod's full UK chart history here.

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