13 Classic Moments In VMA History

Ain’t no party like a VMA party, cause a VMA party don’t stop! Check out these wild moments in VMA history and watch what happens at the 2013 VMAs tonight at 9/8c on MTV.

13. That time Nirvana tore it up during their “Lithium” performance in 1992.

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Krist Novoselic threw his bass into the air, hitting himself in the head. Kurt Cobain smashed his guitar into an amp, and Dave Grohl egged on Axl Rose.

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How wonderfully 90s.

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12. When Fiona Apple ranted during her 1997 VMA acceptance speech.

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She looked great though!

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11. When Courtney Love interrupted Madonna’s interview with Kurt Loder at the 1995 VMA pre-show.

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It all started when Courtney Love threw her compact at Madonna’s head.

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10. When Michael Jackson kissed Lisa Marie Presley on stage at the 1994 VMAs.

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9. Eninem’s 2000 VMA performance with hundreds of Slim Shadys.

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Who IS the real Slim Shady?

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8. When Britney Spears performed “I’m A Slave 4 U” with a snake at the 2001 VMAs.

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And it was so so good.

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7. When Janet Jackson did a dance tribute for her brother at the 2009 VMAs.

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And even Beyoncé went nuts.

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6. And all of Lady Gaga’s VMA looks, of course.

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Lady Gaga at the 2010 VMAs

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“Joe Calderone” at the 2011 VMAs

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5. That moment at the 1999 VMAs when Diana Ross felt up Lil’ Kim.

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4. When Beyoncé revealed her baby bump at the 2011 VMAs.

It was magical.

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3. That time Britney and Madonna kissed at the 2003 VMAs.

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Justin was NOT pleased.

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2. That time when Kayne West interrupted Taylor Swift at the 2009 VMAs.

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And the famous words, “Imma let you finish…” were said.

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It’s still painful to watch.

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1. Madonna’s “Like A Virgin” performance at the very first VMAs in 1984.

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This was the first time that a performer humped the stage at the VMAs.

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Be sure to tune-in to the 2013 VMAs on Sunday August 25th at 9/8c, only on MTV!

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