2014 VMAs Perfectly Recapped Using Only Emoji

All the passion and pathos -- in kittens and smiles.

Did you miss Sunday night's 2014 MTV Video Music Awards? Lucky for you, you can watch it all right now on-demand, but first, why not get the quick lowdown -- courtesy of some hilarious emojis?

From Taylor's classy "Shake It Off" performance to Katy Perry's Britney-inspired denim dress to Beyoncé's show-stopping rendition of her self-titled album, we translated it all -- into adorable, pitch-perfect emoji.

Watch this and just try not to :)