Show Highlights

Want the ABCs of the VMAs? From Alicia Keys to Britney to Chris Brown, check out photos of all the show's hottest moments.

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Britney Spears shows off her toned body at the VMAs in Las Vegas. (2007)

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While discussing Britney Spears near the beginning of the 2007 MTV VMAs, no-holds-barred comedian Sarah Silverman impersonates a vagina.

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Chris Brown prepares to seriously kick it up a notch with his awesome 2007 MTV VMAs performance.

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Chris Brown dazzles a star-studded MTV VMA audience in Las Vegas with a medley of hits and deft dance moves.

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Adrian Grenier shoots his own footage while presenting the Best Group Video award with his 'Entourage' co-star Kevin Connolly.

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'VMA Maestro' Timbaland and one of the night's big winners and his superstar co-hort Justin Timberlake prepare to close the 2007 MTV VMAs with a colossal performance.

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Jamie Foxx trashes alleged brawlers Tommy Lee and Kid Rock, pimps Kanye West's album and generally avoids the task at hand, presenting the Best New Artist award with Jennifer Garner.

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It's an all-star rhymefest inside Justin Timberlake and Timbaland's super-sick Fantasy Suite at The Palms, where 50 Cent kicks some rhymes into the mix.

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Justin Timberlake is on top of both his game and the world, stories above the Strip in his VMA Fantasy Suite, where 50 Cent and Timbaland are kickin' it old school too.

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"Freedom!" Alicia Keys celebrates her album's completion with her VMA performance of the classic George Michael song.

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Alicia Keys commands attention at her amazing 2007 VMA performance in Las Vegas.

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Alicia Keys gets funky in mid-performance, thrilling the Las Vegas VMA audience.

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Alicia Keys lives up to her last name, masterfully hitting every note at the 2007 VMAs in Las Vegas.

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Alicia Keys personifies superstar during her stellar performance of "No One/Freedom," at the VMAS in Las Vegas.

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Alicia Keys sings "No One/Freedom" for her VMA Las Vegas performance.

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One of these guys brought sexy back. The other two are Justin Timberlake's backup dancers at the 2007 MTV VMAs in Las Vegas.

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Mother-of-two Britney Spears shakes her assets to open the VMAs in Las Vegas. (2007)

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A comeback or a comedown? Buzzed about for weeks, Britney Spears opens the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards with, for better or for worse, a much talked about performance. (2007)

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A little winded during her MTV VMA-opening performance, Britney Spears leans on a wall of men to catch her breath. (2007)

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Nelly Furtado lets her feathers fly as she takes part in the closing medley at the 2007 MTV VMAs in Las Vegas.

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Alicia Keys, backed by a full band, performs live at the VMAs.

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Maroon 5's Adam Levine solos, backed by DJ Mark Ronson, at the VMAs.

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Chris Brown captivates the crowd during his table-top performance at the VMAs.

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Chris Brown prepares to bust a series of incredible moves during his performance at the 2007 VMAs in Las Vegas.

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Even Chris Brown is blown away by Rhianna's performance of 'Umbrella' when the two share a stage at the VMAs.

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