Here is What You Need to Know About Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards + More News to Wake You Up

From Nicki Minaj and Miley Cyrus' confrontation to Kanye West's long-winded speech.

The MTV Video Music Awards aired Sunday night, and they were all kinds of fabulous. From the outrageous fashion to awkward confrontations and Kanye West’s weed-enhanced Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award acceptance speech, the show will definitely keep us talking all week. But if you missed the show last night, no worries. Us VH1 staffers kept our eyes peeled the entire night, and we’re prepared to catch you up. Let the recap realness begin.

  • Host Miley Cyrus ended the show with a glittery, drag queen-filled performance and a surprise announcement: Her new album Miley Cyrus and Her Dead Petz is available to download now. For free. [VH1]
  • Plus, check out all of Miley’s crazy hosting outfits. [VH1]
  • Kanye’s Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award acceptance speech was iconic AF. He talks about fresh juice, smoking weed and running for president in 2020. [VH1]
  • Justin Bieber cried during his performance of “Where Are You Now?” [VH1]
  • Nicki Minaj called out Miley for saying some not-so-kind things about her in the press. [VH1]
  • Macklemore and Ryan Lewis performed “Downtown”…in downtown Los Angeles. [VH1]
  • Nicki and Taylor Swift squashed any type of beef when Ms. Swift appeared on stage with Lady Minaj to perform at the top of the show. [VH1]
  • Also, Taylor premiered her “Wildest Dreams” video. [VH1]
  • These were the cutest couples on the VMA red carpet. [VH1]
  • Kel Mitchell resurfaced last night at the show and looked hot as hell. [VH1]
  • Here are the most skin-bearing looks of the night.[VH1]
  • Do you think these VMA looks are slay or nay? [VH1]
  • A few other news items for you this morning:

  • Hulk Hogan insists he’s changed since making those racist remarks a few years ago. []
  • Rob Kardashian looks cute in his new Instagram selfie. [Us Weekly]

  • Check out the trailer for Will Smith’s upcoming film Concussion. It’s slated for a Dec. 25 release. [The Hollywood Reporter]
  • Here is Mr. Bieber’s music video for his new single “What Do You Mean?”
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