Nicki Minaj Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction, Nearly Shows Her Girls Parts
Nicki Minaj changed from her green “Anaconda” two-piece to rap her part in Jessie J’s “Bang Bang”.
But when she walked back out onstage, she was forced to perform the rest of her part while holding her dress into place.
Nicki admitted: "ran out of time to get the dress zipped."
Beyonce & Family
Beyonce performed a 15-minute medley before accepting the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard, as Jay Z watched from the audience with daughter Blue Ivy on his lap.
She showed home videos while singing "Blue" and dedicated "XO" to her fans.
Jay Z and Blue Ivy came onstage to present her with the award.
Miley Cyrus Wins Video of the Year, Homeless Teen Delivers Moving Speech
Miley Cyrus won the award for video of the year at the MTV Video Music Awards, but she used her moment in the spotlight at the Forum to shed light on the issue of homelessness in L.A.
Miley had a young man named Jesse take the stage to accept the award and used the opportunity to shed light on the epidemic surrounding homeless youth.
Sitting on the side of a ramp leading to the stage, Miley shed tears during his speech.
Usher Bumps Nicki Minaj's Booty in "She Came to Give It to You"Performance
Usher introduced his new single — "She Came to Give It to You," featuring Nicki Minaj.
After treating viewers to a sneak peek of the music video during the red-carpet preshow, Usher, dressed in all white, opened his performance with a dance interlude, before revealing his dancers and band in matching gear.
Minaj appeared onstage for her rap verse, during which Usher (while playing the electric guitar) bumped her butt with his shoulder, and then spanked it before she left the stage.
Usher closed the number with more dance moves and a few fireworks.
Common Leads Moment of Silence for Ferguson
Before presenting the award for best hip-hop video, Common asked everyone to take a moment to remember what happened this week in Ferguson, Missouri.
After saying that people's attention has been drawn to the civil rights protests, he called for a moment of silence "for Mike Brown and for peace in this country and in the world."
The audience at the Forum complied with Common's request, and, as the camera panned across the crowd, Snoop Dogg could be seen flashing a peace sign as he had his head bowed.