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    A Lot Of People Are Upset That Lorde Won "Best Rock Video" At The MTV VMAs

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    At the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, New Zealand songstress Lorde went home with the VMA for "Best Rock Video."

    Lorde receiving her moon man for Best Rock Video

    Lorde Daily@LordeDaily

    Lorde receiving her moon man for Best Rock Video 🎸

    12:12 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    In doing so she became the first woman to win the award.

    A lot of people were surprised that Lorde's music is considered "rock."

    Royals de Lorde ROCK?! MTV, go home. You're drunk.

    Lorde won "best rock video" ... that's like giving "best rap video" to Coldplay.

    Ian Kenyon@IanKenyonNFL

    Lorde won "best rock video" ... that's like giving "best rap video" to Coldplay.

    1:46 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Imagine Dragons and Lorde were just invoked as examples of a "pretty good year for rock." lolololololol

    Kevin Fallon@kpfallon

    Imagine Dragons and Lorde were just invoked as examples of a "pretty good year for rock." lolololololol

    12:07 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Lorde won Best Rock Video and I’m hoping Kendrick Lamar gets Best Ragtime Song from the 1920s

    Michael Gregory@schmoyoho

    Lorde won Best Rock Video and I’m hoping Kendrick Lamar gets Best Ragtime Song from the 1920s

    12:28 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    And others were just confused.

    Some weren't quite sure what to do...

    LORDE wins for a best rock award?!?!? #VMAs

    There were, of course, angry people...

    "lorde is rock, you just don't know real music"

    emo bread@sweetrevxnge

    "lorde is rock, you just don't know real music"

    12:30 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    But most people were just doing this:

    Best rock video goes to lorde royals!!!

    zabs@katie_zabs

    Best rock video goes to lorde royals!!!

    12:09 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Lorde is in the rock category got me like

    ME WHEN I FIND OUT LORDE IS "ROCK"

    My reaction to Lorde winning best rock video.

    sammmaye.@Samandcheeese

    My reaction to Lorde winning best rock video.

    12:08 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    At the end of the day, though:

    Lorde wins for umm Rock? The categories don't matter. A lady won! And she's talented.

    Roxane Bey@rgay

    Lorde wins for umm Rock? The categories don't matter. A lady won! And she's talented.

    12:08 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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