Stand-Out Performances from Past VMAs
Look back at the most unforgettable moments in VMA history, including performances by Taylor Swift, the Jonas Brothers and Christina Aguilera.
The Backstreet Boys Perform at the 1999 MTV VMAs
The Backstreet Boys serenade the crowd with their hit songs "I Want It That Way" and "Larger Than Life" at the 1999 MTV Video Music Awards.
Britney Spears - "Satisfaction"/"Oops!... I Did It Again"
At the 2000 MTV Video Music Awards, Britney Spears covers The Rolling Stones' "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" and performs her hit song "Oops!... I Did It Again."
Christina Aguilera's Unforgettable Medley at the 2000 VMAs
Relive one of Christina Aguilera's most memorable moments from the 2000 VMAs as she performs her chart-topping songs, including "Come on Over" and "Genie in a Bottle."
Taylor Swift "Shake It Off"
Taylor Swift does a "Great Gatsby"-themed performance of "Shake It Off" featuring a full band, dancers and Jasmine Harper from "So You Think You Can Dance."
Nick Jonas "Bacon" Ft. Ty Dolla Sign Live
Nick Jonas performs "Bacon" featuring Ty Dolla $ign at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards live from Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Brandy and Monica - "The Boy Is Mine"
R&B dynamos Brandy and Monica hit the stage at the 1998 VMAs to perform their best-selling song "The Boy Is Mine."
Missy Elliott - "The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)"
Video Vanguard Award honoree Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott and Timbaland hype the crowd at the 2006 Video Music Awards with a rousing performance of "The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)."
Missy Elliott featuring Nelly Furtado, Ludacris and Trina - "Get Ur Freak On"/"One Minute Man"
Missy Elliott's stage presence is undeniable as she performs "Get Ur Freak On (Remix)" and "One Minute Man" with Nelly Furtado, Trina and Ludacris at the 2001 VMAs.
Cher - "If I Could Turn Back Time"
Cher slays the stage as she performs her timeless hit song "If I Could Turn Back Time" at the 1989 Video Music Awards.
Usher - "Confessions Part II"/"Yeah!"
Usher commands the stage with a sensual rendition of "Confessions Part II" and a group performance of "Yeah!" with Lil Jon and Ludacris at the 2004 VMAs.
Relive Christina Aguilera's Epic Performance of "Dirrty" and "Fighter" at the 2003 VMAs
Christina Aguilera takes the stage at the 2003 VMAs with sexy, high-energy versions of her hits "Dirrty" and "Fighter," with some help from Redman and Dave Navarro.
Britney Spears Performs at the 1999 MTV VMAs
Britney Spears showcases her phenomenal dance moves as she performs her hit single "…Baby One More Time" at the 1999 MTV Video Music Awards.
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