The 9 Best MTV VMA Performances Ever

  
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The MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) are finally here and we know that we can’t wait to see the big event. Over the years, the VMAs have hosted some pretty incredible performances, and we’re pretty sure this year there will be at least one or two more. To get ourselves ready for the big event, we’re taking a stroll down memory look, so join us as we take a look at the 9 best VMA performances ever:

9. Beyonce – 2009

Beyonce stole the show at the 2009 VMAs. She began her performance by singing a remix of her newest song at the time “Sweet Dreams” and quickly switched into her VMA-nominated hit “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It).” Rocking a sparkly bodysuit, the mega star danced her heart out alongside two backup dancers. Halfway through her performance, she called out more dancers and soon the stage was filled with dancers wearing matching bodysuits.

Beyonce – Single Ladies (Live Mtv 2009) from Raulzapata on Vimeo.

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8. Kelly Clarkson – 2005

At the 2005 VMAs, Kelly Clarkson performed her hit single “Since U Been Gone.” The budding pop star didn’t dress up and performed on stage barefoot. Throughout the performance, water rained on the stage and the crowd. According to Clarkson, it was one of her favorite performances: “Performing ‘Since You’ve Been Gone’ in the rain for the [2005] VMAs was one of my favorite moments on television! I hate being all dressed up, so the fact that I was soaking wet with mascara smeared all over my face was definitely the highlight of my evening!”

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