2016 MTV Video Music Awards Highlights

Beyonce makes history and Rihanna is honored with the Michael Jackson Vanguard Award.
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Transcript for 2016 MTV Video Music Awards Highlights
And after this get a and topping our headlines this morning. Last night's MTV video music for it was epic this is how we kicked off. That would be time Grammy Award winner Rihanna kicking up the 32 ad you'll be amazed that Madison Square Garden with an ethical. Career spanning medley of some of her biggest hits including. We fell out here for performances it wasn't of the AMA's it was a Rihanna concert. And not see any signs. This is awesome. So I fell apart Davidson. Seven surprise them. Probably no one. One of the night's most than usual moments. Coosa country west today shows it essentially to pay tribute to himself. Defending his polarizing at music video famous. He even somewhat tied in the ongoing crime wave. In his home times. Cut yeah I got weird finally got even weirder he turned he got around to introducing the premiere of his new video fade. Starring R&B singer TNF Taylor. Look with an amazing body clad in workout attire and dancing in an empty gym and had this weird and being dead and we're still trying to figure was did. It's Ian Katz it's a little confusing also workout attire are being liberal with that oh my gosh yeah. Was it that election Jimmy version of the crying. Yeah. But hey if you have a good time to figure out in the end the end of the video. The beyoncé however it seems no argument there she is brought down the house eleven so nominations for lemonade and her epic performance. Involved five traction that album. But then an ovation that lasted seven. Helmet and listen to just one of the many many songs. She performed. Almost elections performing all of lemonade and but she really think some people were probably hoping that she would have make us yes. She really killed it but now to the actual awards because there were some. Queen be cleaned up you're coming official he didn't people close to winning celebrity of all time for the Vietnamese are awards last night included best breakthrough long form video for her groundbreaking. Lemonade she also won the night's top award the video of the year for formation. And winning the first award of the night was great for hotline bullying earned him the best hip hop on air but he missed his big moment because. He is actually. He was stuck in traffic LA. New York ahead. Something that pretty much every new Yorker can sympathize live. Can't be animated sitting get anywhere no bounds and Jake's love interests Rihanna was pretty much about about last night winning this year's video vanguard award. A lifetime achievement award for the impact that her amazing body of work as acting on the and TV culture as you see drink may have missed the opportunity. To receive his own award but he was there. For her present throughout would have been a bad thing. Next a fashion. Making their own red carpet fashion statement catfish documentary producer nab showman and his very pregnant fiancee Laura for long though went. With matching looks but she took showing off her baby bump to the extreme teen mom star Farrah Abraham address it more for Halloween party at C didn't. Generally want a woman with. Critics there plus Anderson be super model Stella Maxwell rocking 62 Ellie she went for cropped top and some bell bottoms. A senate Democrat Dennis Kathy the recording artists better known as it Davies longtime girlfriend. She highlighted her hair you could save for maybe with even an actual high later on hand to gold live made trousers many believe there. Brad her shirt and Nick Cannon was channeling miss Cleo mind.

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