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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Madonna has won the most VMAs ever – a whopping 20 – but a few others aren't far behind. With one or two more blockbuster albums, Lady Gaga (13), Eminem (11) or possibly even Justin Timberlake (7) could trump her title.
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