By Mike Bruno
August 25, 2009 at 11:06 AM EDT

VH1 has confirmed that Paula Abdul is hosting its live VH1 Divas 2009 concert. Abdul first announced the news last night on Twitter. The latest edition of the franchise will include performances by Adele, Kelly Clarkson, Miley Cyrus, Leona Lewis, and Jordin Sparks, and VH1 says additional performers and presenters will be added in coming weeks. The concert will air on Sept. 17 at 9 p.m. ET, live from the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

Abdul used Twitter earlier this month to announce that she was leaving American Idol.