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2013 MTV Video Music Awards

Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke and more celebrate in Brooklyn.

Miley Cyrus shows off her body in a Dolce & Gabbana outfit on the red carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, on Sunday, Aug. 25.

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Shannon Bex, Andrea Fimbres, Aubrey O'Day and Dawn Richards of Danity Kane reunite for the VMAs.

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Katy Perry gets catty on the red carpet in an Emanuel Ungaro gown. She's also sporting grillz that spell "ROAR," which is also the name of the single she performed at the show.

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Singer Ariana Grande performed at the pre-show.

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Ellie Goulding shows off her pointy gown. She was nominated for best collaboration with Calvin Harris for their song "I Need Your Love."

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Teen pop singer Austin Mahone performed at the pre-show. He won the artist to watch award.

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"Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi shows off her new slender frame on the red carpet.

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Future and Ciara arrive together at the VMAs. She was nominated for best choreography for "Body Party."

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Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins and Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas of TLC attend the awards.

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"How We Do" singer Rita Ora shows off the long train on her Alex Vauthier gown at the VMAs.

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Supermodel and "The Face" star Coco Rocha shows off an edgy look at the VMAs.

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Robin Thicke and wife Paula Patton get close on the red carpet. He was nominated for three awards, for his hit song "Blurred Lines."

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Selena Gomez won the first award of the night, best pop video, for "Come & Get It."

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Members of the band 30 Seconds to Mars -- from left, Tomo Milicevic, Shannon Leto and Jared Leto -- huddle as they arrive. Leto introduced Kanye West's performance during the show.

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Willow and Jaden Smith, son and daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, share some family time at the VMAs.

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Lil Kim kicked it up several notches on the red carpet.

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Rapper Drake was nominated for three moonmen.

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Taylor Swift, who wore Herve Leger, was nominated for two awards and won for best female video for "I Knew You Were Trouble." She got in a dig at the song's inspiration, One Direction's Harry Styles, in her acceptance speech.

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Lady Gaga kicked off the show with a performance of "Applause," changing her look and costume many times.

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Kanye West is bathed in purple light as he performs "Blood on the Leaves" during the awards.

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From left, Zayn Malik, from left, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan and Harry Styles of One Direction present the award for best pop video for "Come & Get It" to Selena Gomez.

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Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke delivered a risque performance of "Blurred Lines."

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Ryan Lewis, left, and Macklemore accept the award for best hiphop video for "Can't Hold Us."

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Daft Punk, left, with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rogers presented at the VMAs.

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Taylor Swift accepts the award for best female video for "I Knew You Were Trouble," with presenters Daft Punk behind her.

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Justin Timberlake performs a miniset at the VMAs that included hits "SexyBack," "Suit and Tie" and more. He was also presented with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award.

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From left, Chris Kirkpatrick, Joey Fatone, Justin Timberlake, JC Chasez and Lance Bass of *NSYNC reunite for a performance at the VMAs. They performed a portion of their 1990s hit song "Bye Bye Bye."

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Austin Mahone, 17, won the artist to watch award.

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One Direction accepts the award for song of the summer for their hit tune "Best Song Ever."

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Drake performed two songs at the VMAs, "Hold On We're Going Home" and "Started From the Bottom."

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Bruno Mars performs "Gorilla." He also took home the trophy for male video for "Locked Out of Heaven."

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Macklemore, left, and Ryan Lewis perform "Same Love," featuring Mary Lambert and Jennifer Hudson. The tune earned Macklemore and Lewis the award for best video with a social message.

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Katy Perry performs "Roar" near the Brooklyn Bridge.

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