The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards featured performances by a variety of artists, from Miley Cyrus to Justin Timberlake. Take a look at highlights from the show.
Singer Lady Gaga performs her new hit "Applause" at the opening of the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards in New York August 25, 2013.
Lady Gaga changed her look several times during her performance.
Singer Miley Cyrus performs "We Can't Stop" during the show.
Jimmy Fallon presents the video vanguard award to singer Justin Timberlake (L) following Timberlake's performance.
Taylor Swift accepts the award for best female video for "I Knew You Were Trouble" from presenters Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams (L).
Macklemore (R) & Ryan Lewis accept the award for best music video with a social message for "Same Love," featuring Mary Lambert (L).
Rapper Drake performs "Hold On, We're Going Home" during the show.
Singer Robin Thicke performs "Blurred Lines" with Miley Cyrus (not pictured).
Bruno Mars performs his new song at the show.
Presenters Daft Punk (L) with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rogers (R) are shown onstage during the show.
Kanye West is bathed in purple light as he performs "Blood on the Leaves" during the show.
One Direction announces Selena Gomez the winner of Best Pop Video during the show.
'N Sync performed during their highly anticipated reunion - featuring all original members of the group - at the VMAs.
Justin Timberlake was a big winner at the 2013 VMAs, collecting several Moonmen.
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