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Do You Remember All These MTV VMA Hosts?

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Jan. 28 2015, Updated 6:39 p.m. ET

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The VMAs are always packed with super memorable moments. But sometimes the most memorable part of the show is the actual host—for better or worse!

Do you remember all these MTV VMA hosts throughout the years? Some might surprise you, some will make you smile and many will confuse you. But hey, that's the VMA's!

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Dan Akroyd and Bette Midler

Vmas 1984
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The very first MTV Video Music Awards in 1984 were co-hosted by Dan Akroyd and Bette Midler. Quite a pairing!

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Eddie Murphy

Vmas 1985
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In 1985, Eddie Murphy signed up for hosting duties of the big show.

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Martha Quinn

Vmas 1986
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In 1986, MTV decided to have their own VJs run the night. Here is Martha Quinn at the podium.

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MTV Vj's

Vmas 1987
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They followed suit the next year with the VJs again. That 80s hair!

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Arsenio Hall

Vmas 1988 1991
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From 1988 to 1991 there was only one choice for host: Arsenio Hall.

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Dana Carvey

Vmas 1992
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Party time! Excellent! Dana Carvey led the show in 1992.

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Christian Slater

Vmas 1993
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Christian Slater was the MTV MC in 1993.

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Roseanne Barr

Vmas 1994
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Roseanne Barr took the mic in 1994.

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Dennis Miller

Vmas 1995 1996
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Dennis Miller hosted so well in 1995, he did it all over again in 1996.

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Chris Rock

Vmas 1997
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The first of his 3 VMA hosting gigs, Chris Rock wowed the crowd in 1997.

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Ben Stiller

Vmas 1998
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There was something about Ben Stiller in 1998.

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Chris Rock

Vmas 1999
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Chris Rock pulled off the best, and funniest, hosting gig in 1999.

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Shawn and Marlon Wayans

Vmas 2000
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Wow, so there weren't co-hosts again on the VMA's since the very first show in 1984 until 2000 when Shawn and Marlon Wayans accepted the challenge.

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Jamie Foxx

Vmas 2001
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Jamie Foxx ruled the 2001 show.

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Jimmy Fallon

Vmas 2002
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Seven years before he became the host of Late Night, Jimmy Fallon stepped up to the plate.

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Chris Rock

Vmas 2003
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When in doubt: hire Chris Rock, at the show in 2003.

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No Host

Vmas 2004
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No one can compete with Chris Rock, so 2004 didn't even pretend to try. There was no official host of the show this year!

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P. Diddy

Vmas 2005
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Diddy brought his charisma to the stage in 2005.

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Jack Black

Vmas 2006
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The honor of hosting duties went to Jack Black in 2006.

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No Host

VMAs 2007
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2007 was another year with no host. There's been one other year without a host on the VMA stage since then, can you guess which?

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Russell Brand

Vmas 2008 2009
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Russell Brand dressed the part in both 2008 and 2009. The VMAs are where he met Katy Perry!

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Chelsea Handler

Vmas 2010
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Chelsea Handler took over in 2010, the first lady to lead the show since Roseanne in 1994!

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No Host

VMAs 2011
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If you guessed 2011 as the last host-less year, you were correct!

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Kevin Hart

VMAs 2012
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And who can forget Kevin Hart's hilarity and hijinks last year in 2012? Stay tuned to OKMagazine.com to find out who will bring it on stage in Brooklyn this year!

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