2006 VMA Highlights

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Video of the Year winners Panic! At the Disco revel in their victory.

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Panic! At the Disco give their "thank you" speech.

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The Killers' Brandon Flowers rocks the microphone.

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Flowers puts his all into the Killers' performance.

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Christina Aguilera reaches for the high notes.

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Few can cut such a silhouette.

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Christina brings it down a notch on the VMA stage.

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Best Group Video winners The All-American Rejects perform "Move Along" at the 2006 show.

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The All-American Rejects' singer/bassist Tyson Ritter stares down a 2006 VMA performance moment.

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Queen Latifah introduces the former Vice President.

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Al Gore schools us on the environment.

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Steve-O and Bam Margera of the Jackass crew present the Moonmen.

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Hype Williams accepts his Video Vanguard award.

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Amy Lee of Evanescence and Jared Leto of 30 Seconds to Mars present together.

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Rihanna and Ne-Yo present the Best Ringtone award

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Fergie and Little Miss Sunshine's Abigail Breslin present together.

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Fergie and young Abigail cut a rug.

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Presenters Ciara and Andre 3000 of OutKast take to the stage.

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Jack and Kyle Gass get "Tenacious" together.

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50 Cent and LL Cool J announce the Best Female Video.

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Missy Elliott honors Video Vanguard winner Hype Williams.

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Missy: "Now I can't get out of the car."

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Rap royalty Timbaland and Missy Elliott.

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Sarah Silverman is concerned about Paris Hilton.

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Video of the Year winners Panic! At the Disco perform live.

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Panic! At The Disco: "We Write Sins, Not Tragedies."

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All-American Rejects celebrate their Best Group Video win.

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Diddy speaks.

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Best Rap Video nominee T.I. declares himself #1.

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T.I. breaks it down with scarf in hand.

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Lou Reed and Raconteurs' Jack White perform on stage during the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards in New York.

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Lou Reed and Raconteurs' Jack White perform on stage during the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards in New York.

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Beyonce and Slim Thug accept the Best R&B Moonman for "Check On It."

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Beyoncé gets sultry.

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Belting "Ring the Alarm."

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Snoop Dogg and Best Rap Video winner Chamillionaire.

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Pink nonchalantly accepts Best Pop Video honors.

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All-American Rejects perform Best Group Vid winner "Move Along."

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Paris Hilton introduces All-American Rejects.

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All pain no gain from the cast of Jackass.

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Jessica Simpson introduces the Best Dance Video nominees.

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OK Go get physical during their performance.

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The boys of OK Go become the first synchronized treadmill dancers in VMA history.

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Feel the might of Jack Black’s smoke machine.

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Black Eyed Peas win the Best Hip Hop Video award for "My Humps."

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Pharrell makes a special appearance for Ludacris' performance.

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Shakira and Wyclef Jean steam up the stage with "Hips Don't Lie."

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Shakira sings her heart out.

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Not even the law can keep Lil' Kim down.

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Host Jack Black brings the "thunder!"

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Jack caught up in the rapture.

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Timbaland and Justin Timberlake perform "SexyBack" on stage at the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards in New York.

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Timbaland and Justin Timberlake perform "SexyBack" on stage at the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards in New York.

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Justin Timberlake in rare form.

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Justin in mid-dance.

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Justin has single-handedly resurrected sexy.

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Montel Williams is the "Godfather of Daytime Talk Shows."

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