Miley Cyrus and NSync performances draw criticism, others are applauded.

Pop star's performance may have gone too far as critics are calling it raunchy and desperate.
1:51 | 08/26/13

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And now it was the talk of the town today, those music video awards last night, the thrills, the shocks and the what were they thinking. Abc's dan harris has the highs and lows. Reporter: If miley cyrus was looking to take the prize for most attention, even if it was negative attention, she unquestionably succeeded. Her tight clothing, twerking, tongue-all-over-the-place performance provoked this reaction back stage, while rihanna sat there, clearly unimpressed. Will smith and his family weren't reacting to miley but to lady gaga and her back side. Perhaps the busiest 110 seconds of the night was the reunion of THE 1990s BOY BAND SENSATION IN Sync as many noted they were at times a little bit out of sync. ♪ Just hit me with the truth ♪ Reporter: This is the band in their heyday. This is them last night. Same moves, different bodies. There was buzz of a more heart warming kind. So many people talking tonight about jennifer hudson's surprise appearance walking out on stage as macklemore, ryan lewis were performing same love. Proof that not all buzz is produced through bad behavior. Sometimes, sometimes what the world really wants is a little heart. Dan harris, abc news, new york.

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