The comedian isn't the official host the awards show, but if he was, he says he would've dropped one million dollars from the ceiling and gotten Oprah back on the air.
Jonah tells Nicki and the audience a joke to prove he's still funny even though he lost some weight.
The "Till The World Ends" singer fights back tears as she thanks her babies and her boyfriend in what she says was a "surprise" win.
Dave Grohl says to "never lose faith in real rock and roll music," and dedicates the Moonman to former MTV CEO Judy McGrath.
Odd Future beat the "Beastie Boys Of The Future" in a dance-battle for the right to announce the next category.
Accepting the award for "Super Bass," Nicki Minaj exclaims with glee and she shouts out Jamaica, Queens, the Young Money crew and Lil Wayne.
A rosy-topped Katy assures Kanye, "There's nothing like your first time," as they share his first Moonman for their supernatural hit "E.T."
Kevin Hart teaches staffers about how to treat Best New Artist nominees, and Wiz complains that he really wants water.
Joe Jonas is not pleased when Rebecca Black isn't doing the Dougie while dressed as a dinosaur, per his request.
Katy explains why 21-year-old Adele has one of the most incredible albums of the year, before welcoming her to the stage for her VMA debut.
Nicki accepts the duo's review and tolerates their request for a ménage, which is what they think her name means.
The newlywed reality star uses lyrics from each of the nominated songs to describe what a perfect man should be.
The newly solo JoBro recalls Chris Brown's table-topping debut VMA performance in Vegas many, many platinum albums ago.
Chris Brown Performs "Yeah 3X/ Protect Ya Neck/ Teen Spirit/ Beautiful People Medley" Live at the 2011 VMAs
Mini dancers perform choreography honoring Britney Spears' hits, including "Hit Me Baby One More Time," "Oops, I Did It Again," "Toxic," and "Till The World Ends."
Gaga says this year's honoree, Britney Spears, taught her to be "fearless" and how to explore her own sexuality.
Britney says she, Lady Gaga and "triple threat" Beyoncé were all influenced by Michael Jackson, before welcoming her to the stage.
Selena names Nirvana, Eminem, Alicia Keys and boyfriend Justin Bieber--all past Best New Artist winners who've since skyrocketed to success.
Odd Future's controversial leader is shocked to win but still manages to keep the censors on their toes as he accepts his first ever Moonman.
The "Colombiana" actress joins 30 Seconds To Mars frontman Jared Leto on stage to set up the California indie rockers' VMAs debut.
Things the legendary comedic actress has in common with Snooki, JWOWW, Deena and Sammi: beating up the beat, not being a grenade, and being DTF with DJ Pauly D.
Russell Brand compares his "loopy" mate to the great voices of Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday, calling her a genius who suffered from a terrible disease. Tony Bennett debuts a ...
Mrs. Tom Cruise gushes over how each of the nominee's videos makes her feel--including running in fear from Tyler, The Creator, and "Rollin' In The Deep," which makes her want to ...
The "Firework" singer accepts her second Moonman and the biggest award of the night with a yellow block on her head.