MTV Video Music Awards 2013

MTV VMAs: 5 Things That Set It Apart

From pop star PDA to stage-crashing headliners, a by-the-numbers breakdown of MTV's wildest awards show


The VMAs have played host to some OMG instances of PDA, most famously Michael Jackson and bride Lisa Marie Presley's 1994 lip-lock and Madonna's 2003 double kiss with Spears and Christina Aguilera. The X Factor judge was nearly cornered into the kissing booth again in 2011, when Lady Gaga's alter ego Joe Calderone tried to get to first base with the pop star.

Sign up for our daily newsletter and other special offers.
    Choose your newsletters
Thank you for signing up! Your request may take up to one week to be processed.
    see all newsletters