The Biggest Highlights of the 2019 MTV VMAs

From red carpet looks and backstage interviews to live performances and unexpected moments, dive into some of the biggest highlights at this year's VMAs.

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Normani does a split during her performance at the 2019 VMAs.
Taylor Swift enjoys the show with her collaborator Todrick Hall at the 2019 VMAs.
Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello heat up the stage at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards.
Normani kills it during her performance at the 2019 VMAs.

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Normani does a split during her performance at the 2019 VMAs.

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The Biggest Highlights of the 2019 MTV VMAs

From red carpet looks and backstage interviews to live performances and unexpected moments, dive into some of the biggest highlights at this year's VMAs.

Hailee Steinfeld sizzles onstage in a red gown.

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Hailee Steinfeld sizzles onstage in a red gown.

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Billy Ray Cyrus dons a leather jacket and his signature cowboy hat.

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Billy Ray Cyrus dons a leather jacket and his signature cowboy hat.

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J Balvin and Bad Bunny get animated at the 2019 VMAs.

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J Balvin and Bad Bunny get animated at the 2019 VMAs.

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J Balvin and Bad Bunny fly onstage at the 2019 VMAs.

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J Balvin and Bad Bunny fly onstage at the 2019 VMAs.

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Sebastian Maniscalco-1170401145.jpg - Host Sebastian Maniscalco welcomes the crowd at the 2019 VMAs.

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Sebastian Maniscalco-1170401145.jpg - Host Sebastian Maniscalco welcomes the crowd at the 2019 VMAs.

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Normani does a split during her performance at the 2019 VMAs.

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Normani does a split during her performance at the 2019 VMAs.

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Taylor Swift enjoys the show with her collaborator Todrick Hall at the 2019 VMAs.

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Taylor Swift enjoys the show with her collaborator Todrick Hall at the 2019 VMAs.

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Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello heat up the stage at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards.

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Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello heat up the stage at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards.

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Normani kills it during her performance at the 2019 VMAs.

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Normani kills it during her performance at the 2019 VMAs.

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Normani is in charge as she performs her hit single "Motivation" at the 2019 VMAs.

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Normani is in charge as she performs her hit single "Motivation" at the 2019 VMAs.

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Normani and her dancers own the stage during “Motivation.”

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Normani and her dancers own the stage during “Motivation.”

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Singer Normani sports a wide grin backstage at the 2019 VMAs.

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Singer Normani sports a wide grin backstage at the 2019 VMAs.

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Queen Latifah and John Travolta present onstage at the 2019 VMAs.

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Queen Latifah and John Travolta present onstage at the 2019 VMAs.

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Missy Elliott is all smiles at the 2019 VMAs.

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Missy Elliott is all smiles at the 2019 VMAs.

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Miley Cyrus gives an emotional performance of “Slide Away” at the 2019 VMAs.

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Miley Cyrus gives an emotional performance of “Slide Away” at the 2019 VMAs.

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Megan Thee Stallion is feeling herself as she performs at this year's show.

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Megan Thee Stallion is feeling herself as she performs at this year's show.

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Lizzo channels her inner 80s goddess onstage.

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Lizzo channels her inner 80s goddess onstage.

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Lenny Kravitz is as cool as he wants to be at the 2019 VMAs.

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Lenny Kravitz is as cool as he wants to be at the 2019 VMAs.

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Keke Palmer looks striking in a sequined gown at the 2019 VMAs.

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Keke Palmer looks striking in a sequined gown at the 2019 VMAs.

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The Jonas Brothers' performance has every girl in the crowd swooning at the 2019 VMAs.

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The Jonas Brothers' performance has every girl in the crowd swooning at the 2019 VMAs.

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Jonas Brothers rock out at the 2019 VMAs.

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Jonas Brothers rock out at the 2019 VMAs.

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H.E.R. strikes a confident pose at the 2019 VMAs.

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H.E.R. strikes a confident pose at the 2019 VMAs.

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The crowd cheers as H.E.R. performs at the 2019 VMAs.

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The crowd cheers as H.E.R. performs at the 2019 VMAs.

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Alyson Stoner shows off her acrobatic dance moves during "Work It" at the 2019 VMAs.

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Alyson Stoner shows off her acrobatic dance moves during "Work It" at the 2019 VMAs.

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Big Sean and A$AP Ferg perform "Bezerk" at the 2019 VMAs.

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Big Sean and A$AP Ferg perform "Bezerk" at the 2019 VMAs.

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Big Sean and A$AP Ferg address their fans at the 2019 VMAs.

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Big Sean and A$AP Ferg address their fans at the 2019 VMAs.

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DJ Khaled brings lots of energy to the 2019 VMAs stage.

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DJ Khaled brings lots of energy to the 2019 VMAs stage.

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Alyson Stoner performs “Work It” with Video Vanguard Award winner Missy Elliott.

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Alyson Stoner performs “Work It” with Video Vanguard Award winner Missy Elliott.

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Supermodel Gigi Hadid is excited to attend the 2019 VMAs.

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Supermodel Gigi Hadid is excited to attend the 2019 VMAs.

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Ice-T wears a cool bomber jacket onstage at the 2019 VMAs.

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Ice-T wears a cool bomber jacket onstage at the 2019 VMAs.

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Wyclef Jean graces the stage at the 2019 VMAs.

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Wyclef Jean graces the stage at the 2019 VMAs.

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Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello get close onstage at the 2019 VMAs.

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Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello get close onstage at the 2019 VMAs.

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Rosalía and her dancers strike a pose at the 2019 VMAs.

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Rosalía and her dancers strike a pose at the 2019 VMAs.

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Singer Rosalía dances to her heart's content at the 2019 VMAs.

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Singer Rosalía dances to her heart's content at the 2019 VMAs.

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Missy Elliott is giving some serious 90s vibes in her bedazzled tracksuit.

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Missy Elliott is giving some serious 90s vibes in her bedazzled tracksuit.

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Missy Elliott rocks a straw hat during her performance at the 2019 VMAs.

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Missy Elliott rocks a straw hat during her performance at the 2019 VMAs.

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Miley Cyrus sings "Slide Away" at the 2019 VMAs.

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Miley Cyrus sings "Slide Away" at the 2019 VMAs.

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Lizzo dominates the 2019 VMAs stage with a performance of her hit songs.

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Lizzo dominates the 2019 VMAs stage with a performance of her hit songs.

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Shawn Mendes waves to fans at the 2019 VMAs.

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Shawn Mendes waves to fans at the 2019 VMAs.

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Shawn Mendes performs “If I Can’t Have You” at the 2019 VMAs.

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Shawn Mendes performs “If I Can’t Have You” at the 2019 VMAs.

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Host Sebastian Maniscalco addresses the 2019 VMAs crowd.

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Host Sebastian Maniscalco addresses the 2019 VMAs crowd.

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Billy Ray Cyrus introduces Lil Nas X at the 2019 VMAs.

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Billy Ray Cyrus introduces Lil Nas X at the 2019 VMAs. Getty Images.

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Missy Elliott shuts it down at the 2019 VMAs.

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Missy Elliott shuts it down at the 2019 VMAs.

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Taylor Swift performs "You Need to Calm Down" at the 2019 VMAs.

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Taylor Swift performs "You Need to Calm Down" at the 2019 VMAs.

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Taylor Swift sings “Lover” at the 2019 VMAs.

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Taylor Swift sings “Lover” at the 2019 VMAs.

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Taylor Swift is sitting pretty onstage at the 2019 VMAs.

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Taylor Swift is sitting pretty onstage at the 2019 VMAs.

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Lizzo dominates the 2019 VMAs stage with a performance of her hit songs.

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Lizzo dominates the 2019 VMAs stage with a performance of her hit songs.

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Lizzo sings "Truth Hurts" and "Good as Hell" at the 2019 VMAs.

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Lizzo sings "Truth Hurts" and "Good as Hell" at the 2019 VMAs.

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Lizzo sings a medley of her hit songs at the 2019 VMAs.

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Lizzo sings a medley of her hit songs at the 2019 VMAs.

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Jonathan Van Ness presents onstage at the 2019 VMAs.

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Jonathan Van Ness presents onstage at the 2019 VMAs.

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Jonathan Van Ness strikes a coquettish pose as he presents at the 2019 VMAs.

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Jonathan Van Ness strikes a coquettish pose as he presents at the 2019 VMAs.

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Rapper Lil Nas X looks ready to own the crowd at the 2019 VMAs.

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Rapper Lil Nas X looks ready to own the crowd at the 2019 VMAs.

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Lil Nas X performs “Panini” onstage at the 2019 VMAs.

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Lil Nas X performs “Panini” onstage at the 2019 VMAs.

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Hailee Steinfeld is poised as she presents at the 2019 VMAs.

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Hailee Steinfeld is poised as she presents at the 2019 VMAs.

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Cardi B presents Missy Elliott with the Video Vanguard Award.

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Cardi B presents Missy Elliott with the Video Vanguard Award.

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Cardi B looks sultry in a red crocheted ensemble.

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Cardi B looks sultry in a red crocheted ensemble.

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