Must-see morning clips: Highlights from the VMAs

'NSYNC reunited and Miley Cyrus was twerking at the MTV awards show VIDEO

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Must-see morning clips: Highlights from the VMAs(Credit: Charles Sykes/invision/ap)

Well, there was no Daft Punk at Sunday nights’s MTV Video Music Awards, but if you weren’t expecting much, then the event didn’t disappoint. (Some) fans were placated by an ‘NSYNC reunion, Lady Gaga’s brand of weirdness and the spectacle known as Miley Cyrus’ tongue. Here are some of the highlights:

Lady Gaga channeled her inner Lady Gaga with “Applause”:

Miley was twerkin:

Kanye West performed “Blood on the Leaves”:



Justin Timberlake performed:

And ‘NSYNC reunited:

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis performed “Same Love” with Mary Lambert & Jennifer Hudson:

Katy Perry performed “Roar”:

And last but not least — One Direction was booed after winning Best Song of the Summer, and Taylor Swift, who previously dated band member Harry Styles, was caught saying “Shut the fuck up” during their speech:

Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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