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MTV Video Awards

Beyonce reacts as her husband Jay-Z carries their daughter Blue Ivy onstage. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian

Beyonce reacts as her husband Jay-Z carries their daughter Blue Ivy onstage. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian

Beyonce reacts as her husband Jay-Z carries their daughter Blue Ivy onstage. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian
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Nicki Minaj performs "Anaconda". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Nicki Minaj performs "Anaconda". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Nicki Minaj performs "Anaconda". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Nicki Minaj, Jessie J and Ariana Grande perform "Bang Bang". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Nicki Minaj, Jessie J and Ariana Grande perform "Bang Bang". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Nicki Minaj, Jessie J and Ariana Grande perform "Bang Bang". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Iggy Azalea performs "Black Widow". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Iggy Azalea performs "Black Widow". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Iggy Azalea performs "Black Widow". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Taylor Swift performs "Shake It Off". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Taylor Swift performs "Shake It Off". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Taylor Swift performs "Shake It Off". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Beyonce performs a medley. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Beyonce performs a medley. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Beyonce performs a medley. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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5 Seconds of Summer perform "Amnesia". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

5 Seconds of Summer perform "Amnesia". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

5 Seconds of Summer perform "Amnesia". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Iggy Azalea performs "Black Widow". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Iggy Azalea performs "Black Widow". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Iggy Azalea performs "Black Widow". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Beyonce  poses backstage with her gold Video Vanguard Award and three other awards.  REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian

Beyonce poses backstage with her gold Video Vanguard Award and three other awards. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian

Beyonce poses backstage with her gold Video Vanguard Award and three other awards. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian
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Nicki Minaj holds her dress together as she performs "Bang Bang" with Jessie J and Ariana Grande. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Nicki Minaj holds her dress together as she performs "Bang Bang" with Jessie J and Ariana Grande. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Nicki Minaj holds her dress together as she performs "Bang Bang" with Jessie J and Ariana Grande. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Iggy Azalea performs "Black Widow" with Rita Ora. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Iggy Azalea performs "Black Widow" with Rita Ora. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Iggy Azalea performs "Black Widow" with Rita Ora. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Recording artist Ariana Grande poses backstage with her award for best pop video. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Recording artist Ariana Grande poses backstage with her award for best pop video. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Recording artist Ariana Grande poses backstage with her award for best pop video. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Lorde reacts with singer Taylor Swift and actress Drew Barrymore after she won the award for best rock video for "Royals". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Lorde reacts with singer Taylor Swift and actress Drew Barrymore after she won the award for best rock video for "Royals". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Lorde reacts with singer Taylor Swift and actress Drew Barrymore after she won the award for best rock video for "Royals". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Ed Sheeran jumps onto the back of director Emil Nava backstage after winning the award for best male video for "Sing". REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian

Ed Sheeran jumps onto the back of director Emil Nava backstage after winning the award for best male video for "Sing". REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian

Ed Sheeran jumps onto the back of director Emil Nava backstage after winning the award for best male video for "Sing". REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian
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Beyonce receives some assistance with her dress. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian

Beyonce receives some assistance with her dress. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian

Beyonce receives some assistance with her dress. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian
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Usher performs "She Came to Give It to You". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Usher performs "She Came to Give It to You". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Usher performs "She Came to Give It to You". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Ed Sheeran poses backstage after winning the award for best male video for "Sing". REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian

Ed Sheeran poses backstage after winning the award for best male video for "Sing". REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian

Ed Sheeran poses backstage after winning the award for best male video for "Sing". REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian
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Beyonce performs. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Beyonce performs. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Beyonce performs. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Nicki Minaj performs "Anaconda". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Nicki Minaj performs "Anaconda". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Nicki Minaj performs "Anaconda". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Nicki Minaj, Jessie J and Ariana Grande perform "Bang Bang". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Nicki Minaj, Jessie J and Ariana Grande perform "Bang Bang". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Nicki Minaj, Jessie J and Ariana Grande perform "Bang Bang". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Beyonce performs. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Beyonce performs. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Beyonce performs. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Beyonce performs. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Beyonce performs. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Beyonce performs. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Recording artist Lorde poses backstage with her award for Best Rock Video. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian

Recording artist Lorde poses backstage with her award for Best Rock Video. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian

Recording artist Lorde poses backstage with her award for Best Rock Video. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian
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Beyonce performs. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Beyonce performs. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Beyonce performs. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Taylor Swift performs "Shake It Off". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Taylor Swift performs "Shake It Off". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Taylor Swift performs "Shake It Off". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Beyonce reaches to fans after performing. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Beyonce reaches to fans after performing. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Beyonce reaches to fans after performing. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Miley Cyrus hugs her spokesperson Jesse after he accepted the award for video of the year for "Wrecking Ball". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Miley Cyrus hugs her spokesperson Jesse after he accepted the award for video of the year for "Wrecking Ball". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Miley Cyrus hugs her spokesperson Jesse after he accepted the award for video of the year for "Wrecking Ball". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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The late actor Robin Williams is shown on screen during a tribute. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

The late actor Robin Williams is shown on screen during a tribute. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

The late actor Robin Williams is shown on screen during a tribute. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Common discusses the death of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri before presenting the award for best hip hop video. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Common discusses the death of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri before presenting the award for best hip hop video. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Common discusses the death of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri before presenting the award for best hip hop video. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Sam Smith performs "Stay with Me". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Sam Smith performs "Stay with Me". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Sam Smith performs "Stay with Me". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Katy Perry and Juicy J take the stage to accept the award for best female video for "Dark Horse". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Katy Perry and Juicy J take the stage to accept the award for best female video for "Dark Horse". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Katy Perry and Juicy J take the stage to accept the award for best female video for "Dark Horse". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Beyonce smiles with Jay-Z and daughter Blue Ivy after accepting the Video Vanguard Award. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Beyonce smiles with Jay-Z and daughter Blue Ivy after accepting the Video Vanguard Award. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Beyonce smiles with Jay-Z and daughter Blue Ivy after accepting the Video Vanguard Award. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Jessie J performs "Bang-Bang". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Jessie J performs "Bang-Bang". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Jessie J performs "Bang-Bang". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Recording artist Lorde is escorted backstage with her award for best rock video. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian

Recording artist Lorde is escorted backstage with her award for best rock video. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian

Recording artist Lorde is escorted backstage with her award for best rock video. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian
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Fifth Harmony poses backstage with the award for "Artists to Watch" for their video "Miss Movin' On". REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian

Fifth Harmony poses backstage with the award for "Artists to Watch" for their video "Miss Movin' On". REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian

Fifth Harmony poses backstage with the award for "Artists to Watch" for their video "Miss Movin' On". REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian
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Iggy Azalea performs "Black Widow". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Iggy Azalea performs "Black Widow". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Iggy Azalea performs "Black Widow". REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Actor Jim Carey falls backward as he and Jeff Daniels present the award for best pop video. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Actor Jim Carey falls backward as he and Jeff Daniels present the award for best pop video. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Actor Jim Carey falls backward as he and Jeff Daniels present the award for best pop video. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Taylor Swift performs "Shake It Off". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Taylor Swift performs "Shake It Off". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Taylor Swift performs "Shake It Off". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Usher takes the stage to perform "She Came to Give It to You". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Usher takes the stage to perform "She Came to Give It to You". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Usher takes the stage to perform "She Came to Give It to You". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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