2009 VMAS: Performances and The Show and The After Party

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Host: Russell Brand

Place: Radio City Music Hall in NYC

Winners: Video of the Year: Beyonce, “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)”
Best New Artist: Lady GaGa
Best Female Video: Taylor Swift, “You Belong to Me”
Best Male Video: T.I. feat. Rihanna, “Live Your Life”
Best Pop Video: Britney Spears, “Womanizer”
Best Hip-Hop Video: Eminem, “We Made You”
Best Rock Video: Green Day, “21 Guns”
Best Video (That Should Have Won): Beastie Boys, “Sabatoge”
Breakthrough Video: Matt and Kim, “Lessons Learned”
Best Art Direction: Lady GaGa, “Paparazzi” (Jason Hamilton)
Best Choreography: Beyonce, “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)” (Jaquel Knight & Frank Gatson Jr.)
Best Cinematography: Green Day, “21 Guns” (Jonathan Sela)
Best Direction: Green Day, “21 Guns” (Marc Webb)
Best Editing: Beyonce, “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)” (Jarrett Fijal)
Best Special Effects: Lady GaGa, “Paparazzi” (Chimney Pot)

Some highlights from the night:

Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson

Awesome tribute to her brother MJ performing “Scream”, although I was a little upset she was lip singing

Kanye should be ashame of himself...
Kanye should be ashame of himself...

Follow-up on this later…

Word is Kanye and Amber got kicked out later by a producer….hmmmm!

Check out the trailer for Twilight Saga :New Moon:

Lady GaGa's heart wrenching yet captivating performance
Lady GaGa's heart wrenching yet captivating performance
Be let it all loose...go girl!
Be let it all loose...go girl!

Performing “Single Ladies”

Pink's Funhouse
Pink's Funhouse

 Performing “Sober”

The Band including Wale
The Band including Wale
Be and Taylor Swift
Be and Taylor Swift

Be that was very thoughful of you…let Taylor SHINE!

Jay-Z and Alicia Keys
Jay-Z and Alicia Keys

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Performed “Empire State of Mind” and shut the place down….I mean rocked it!

They even got some GROUPIE LOVE…

See what I mean:

After the Party it’s the After Party!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Rihanna was scheduled to be at the VMAs and didn’t show, but she made her way to Jay-Z’s After Party at 40/40 Club. Guest also included Joe Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Kanye West, Ne-yo, Diddy, and many more.

Jay-Z and Rihanna at 40/40
Jay-Z and Rihanna at 40/40
Jay-Z
Jay-Z
Joe Jackson
Joe Jackson

Wowwwww, Big Papa!

Source: Theybf.com

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