As the rockin' awards show approaches its 30th birthday, what has it accomplished – and what does it still need to do?
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Updated: Wednesday Aug 14, 2013 | 06:00 AM EDT
By: Kate Hogan
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At the 2000 awards, Jennifer Lopez was On the 6, fresh off legal drama with boyfriend Diddy and wearing, well, that. Nine years later, she stepped onto the VMAs carpet as a trend-setting married mom of two (having survived Bennifer) and was about to land her American Idol judging deal.
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