15 of the most iconic moments in MTV VMA history

'Cos the 2016 nominations are here

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With the nominations for the 2016 ceremony of the VMAs having just been announced, we've decided it's high time we all looked to past to appreciate the unique kind of madness the show has to offer the world.

So, without further ado, here are fifteen moments in VMA history that can only be described as iconic, historic, and more often than not, totally unpredictable. Check 'em out.

1. Kanye West storming Taylor Swift's acceptance speech.

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2. Miley Cyrus twerking against Robin Thicke.

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+ One Direction's reaction.

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3. Lady Gaga's meat dress.

4. Beyonce announcing her pregnancy on stage.

5. Taylor Swift saying Shut The F**k Up during One Direction's speech.

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6. Britney writhing around with a snake.

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7. Madonna smooching Britney.

8. Lady Gaga literally slaying the show during 'Paparazzi.'

9. Taylor Swift burying the drama for a performance with Nicki Minaj.

10. Britney Spears' infamous Gimme More performance.

11. Lady Gaga giving a mini pep talk to One Direction after they were boo-ed.

BOO TO THE BOO-ERS.

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12. Taylor Swift assembling her whole squad to accept an award.

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13. Beyonce's memorable Flawless performance. 

14. Literally every single thing about this picture.

15. And finally, the last known sighting of Taylor and Kanye being friends.

Iconic.

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