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    The 2010 VMAs Seem Like A Fever Dream

    As we prepare for the 2020 VMAs, let's look at how the award show looked 10 years ago... (this is for the Buzzfeed Editorial Fellowship)

    Let me take you on a journey to the past

    The first iPad was released

    Lost had its series finale, disappointing many...

    And in September, the VMAS was held at the Nokia Theater in LA

    Chelsea Handler was the host

    Lady Gaga dominated the night, garnering the most wins (8) and the most nominations (13)

    Glee was at its height...

    ...so was Jersey Shore

    Eminem and Rihanna sang "Not Afraid" and "Love the Way You Lie"

    Katy Perry, Ke$ha, Nicki Minaj, and Rihanna were the fearsome foursome we didn't know we needed

    Justin Bieber won Best New Artist and looked like this...

    And Jared Leto dressed like this...

    Anticipation was high as Taylor Swift and Kanye were both performing after the infamous stage interruption the year before.

    Gaga stole the show in THE DRESS

    Overall, the 2010 VMAs were another world, and we miss it every day.