The MTV VMAs never fail to supply every type of moment, from the most heartwarming to the most awkward. We’ve rounded up the best and worst from this year’s show.
Jay-Z, Blue Ivy Carter
Beyoncé and Jay-Z had a heart-felt family moment at the end of her Vanguard performance. But we can’t help but wonder if this was all a publicity stunt to squash rumors of their marital woes. Regardless, Blue Ivy is adorable.
Miley Cyrus and Jesse
Miley Cyrus pulled a total 180 this year when she not only wore clothes but she also allowed a homeless teen to accept her award to bring awareness to a cause.
Miley Cyrus and Jesse at VMA’s
This year’s VMAs had a lot of tears.
Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj and Jessie J
Ariana Grande, Jessie J and Nicki Minaj’s performance was so hot that Minaj couldn’t keep her clothes on.
“My anaconda don’t want none unless you got buns hun.”
Taylor Swift performed her uber-catchy “Shake It Off” for the first time and had everyone dancing.
Riff Raff and Katy Perry
The ultimate homage to Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears was Katy Perry and Riff Raff’s all-denim ensemble. It wasn’t a good idea then, and it’s still not a good idea.
The VMAs took a moment to honor the late Robin Williams.
Common also led a moment of silence in honor of the conflict in Ferguson, Mo.
Sam Smith and Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian’s boobs showed up, and that’s all you really need to know.
Sam Smith performed “Stay With Me,” and the world became a better place.
Jennifer Lopez Casper Smart
Nothing says friendly exes like sharing some Skittles.
Blue Ivy Jay-Z and Kelly Rowland
Blue Ivy showed the world that she could bust a move like no one’s business.
Taylor Swift, Lorde
Taylor Swift proved she still can’t dance, and also realized she needs to hire a new stylist.