The 2014 MTV VMAs Live Blog—Don't Miss a Crazy Moment!

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Aug. 24 2014, Published 11:57 p.m. ET

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Welcome to the live blog of the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards! We're updating all show long with the biggest, wackiest, twerkiest moments of the night.

WATCH: See a live stream of the VMAs here!

8:58 p.m.: We're ready! Bring on Nicki, Jessie and Ariana, and let's get this show going with a "Bang Bang"!

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9:01 p.m.: Ariana is here with "Break Free!" She's keeping the galactic theme from the music video.

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9:02 p.m.: Nicki and her dancers (and her amazing tush) is on now. Oh my gosh... look at her butt...

OK! News: Here are 14 questions you might have while watching Nicki Minaj's video of "Anaconda."

9:03 p.m.: Okay, but actually. How does Nicki do that with her butt?

9:05 p.m.: Is today's theme hip bones?


9:08 p.m.: Do we think her dress... burst open?

PHOTOS: Here are a few of Nicki Minaj's hottest Instagrams.

9:11 p.m.: Yay Katy Perry! Though we kinda think Iggy Azalea was snubbed. That "Fancy" video all about Clueless? Come on.

9:13 p.m.: Jay Pharoah is hilarious. Why isn't he hosting?

9:20 p.m.: Lorde's style is just a little bit different from Nicki Minaj's.

9:21 p.m.: Taylor Swift!!! In sequins!!!

OK! News: Look back on Taylor Swift's first VMAs.

9:22 p.m. Love Taylor's cheerleader men in tuxes.

9:24 p.m. Tonight's VMAs is all about the reactions. Best ones of the night so far are Rita Ora and J.Lo.

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OK! News: Get more scoop on Taylor's upcoming album and new sound.

9:28 p.m.: Becky G is the cutest. Remember when she took over Love you, girl!

9:32 p.m.: Gasped in joy at Jay Z, but actually Jay Pharaoh is even better.

OK! News: Watch Beyonce seduce Jay Z in the trailer for their upcoming HBO special.

9:34 p.m.: So far we've had nothing but tushes and comedians. Butts and funnies.

9:36 p.m.: Ariana Grande wins for best pop video! She is so cute and nervous.

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OK! News: Did you know that Ariana's brother is currently on a reality show?

9:46 p.m.: Common brought up Ferguson. Very surprising (and wonderful) for he and MTV to go there.

OK! News: See another music star who's been talking about Ferguson.

9:49 p.m.: Drake won for the best hip-hop video! But he's not there. Now we're sad.

9:54 p.m.: Jay Pharaoh is back!! As Kanye. And he is killing it.

9:56 p.m.: The cast of Orange is the New Black is presenting Usher and Nicki! Too much fabulousness.

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9:59 p.m.: Usher, we didn't even realize how much we've missed you.

10:06 p.m.: Nina Dobrev presenting with Trey Songz—how long until they are linked as a couple? Get it girl! He just shouted out his grandma's birthday, how sweet!

PHOTOS: VMA Fashion Twins! See where celebs got their inspiration on tonight's red carpet

10:07 p.m.: Lorde wins!! After a quick hug with Taylor she makes her way to the stage to accept the award for Best Rock Video for "Royals".

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10:09 p.m.: Bravo, MTV. MTV airs their PSA for Ferguson #lookdifferent

10:15 p.m.: Oh boy. It's time for 5 Seconds of Summer.

PHOTOS: Lorde, Sam Smith, 5SOS and more VMA Rookies this year

10:26 p.m.: Fifth Harmony takes home the big Artist to Watch award, wow!

10:27 p.m.: Oh wow. A Robin Williams tribute to Coldplay's "A Sky Full of Stars"

WATCH: Here's how all the late night TV hosts paid tribute to Robin Williams

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10:31 p.m.: Yesss a glistening J Lo takes the stage!

10:32 p.m.: Iggy and Rita, Iggy and Rita, Iggy and Rita! Big spider web!

OK! News: Did you know Iggy scored a big movie role?

10:36 p.m.: What do you think Katy Perry, Sam Smith and Miley are all talking about? They are sitting together and oh what we'd give to be sitting right behind them and eavesdropping.

10:41 p.m.: Demi Lovato wins best cleavage of the night. Classy yet revealing!

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10:42 p.m.: Maroon 5 performance outside under the sun set and a humongous lit up M.

OK! News: Do you know who officiated Adam Levine's wedding? It's a doozy!

10:45 p.m.: Hi Jimmy Fallon! He introduces the hug cam, the high five cam and the give the person next to you $5 cam. Everyone is awkward.

10:47 p.m.: And the winner of Video is the Year is...Miley!! Wrecking Ball!

10:47 p.m.: Whoa. A man named Jesse accepts the award on behalf of homeless youth while a tearful Miley watches from her seat. What a message!

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10:49 p.m.: Uh, so Maroon 5 are still playing songs outside?

PHOTOS: A look at Miley's year since the 2013 VMAs

10:53 p.m.: Is it Beyonce time yet? It should always be Beyonce time.

OK! News: How many of Beyonce's friends are in the audience tonight?


10:57 P.M.: She's performing "Mine." It's even written on the chests of her hot male dancers.

11:00 p.m.: "Haunted", "No Angel", "Jealous" all in one of the most beautiful sparkling leotards ever.

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11:01 p.m.: Getting funky with "Blow"

11:02 p.m.: Crowd loses their mind for "Drunk in Love", duh.

11:04 p.m.: Blue Ivy!!!! Could not be adorable, bouncing on dad Jay Z's knee in the audience.

11:04 p.m.: Wait, she's doing "Rocket" and "Partition" now. Turn away for a second Blue, momm's gettin' to work!

PHOTOS: 40 beautiful Blue Ivy pictures—no faces allowed! 

11:06 p.m.: Bey's been taking some pole dancing classes!

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11:07 p.m.: Only approps that she performs "Flawless" as it's the only word to describe what's happened since she's taken the stage.

11:07 p.m.: "How did you wake up this morning?"

PHOTOS: See what Beyonce wore to past VMAs

11:09 p.m.: The dancers leave the stage and a silhouette of Bey sings "Blue" in front of a screen of Blue Ivy footage. SO many feelings!

11:10 p.m.: A teary Bey starts "Xo" dedicating it to the fans, and we are covered in goosebumps. The Forum is singing their hearts out.

11:12 p.m.: OMG OMG Jay and Blue presenting Beyonce with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award! She blots her sweat away like a queen, she's crying like a queen, and we're just ugly sobbing at all the beautifulness on stage.

PHOTOS: Oh, just a few of Beyonce's best VMA moments ever

11:13 p.m.: Well, nothing will ever top that. And we're out! Thanks for hanging with us during the VMAs tonight!

What moment are you looking forward to most tonight on the VMAs? Tell us in the comments below or on Twitter @OKMagazine


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