Each year, MTV's Video Music Awards show gathers the biggest names in pop culture to spotlight moments, milestones, and memories from those of the music video medium. This time, various live outdoor performances will occur throughout the metropolitan area in an effort to take precautions amid the pandemic. On Aug. 30, viewers can cast their votes and tune in as headliners BTS, Doja Cat, and J Balvin take the stage for another exciting Sunday night. Even though New York's Barclays Center may not be filled with performers, presenters, and nominees ... the show must go on. In the meantime, we're taking a look back at spectacular scenes and segments from the "Super Bowl of the youth."
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While the VMAs might look a little different this year, we're rewinding to some spectacular scenes and segments from years past.
MTV VMAs 2019
Photo: Neilson Barnard/VMN19/Getty Images for MTV
MTV VMAs 2018
Photo: Dia Dipasupil/VMN18/Getty Images for MTV
MTV VMAs 2017
Photo: Christopher Polk/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV
MTV VMAs 2016
Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images for MTV
Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images
Photo: Brad Barket/Getty Images for Republic Records
MTV VMAs 2015
Photo: Jeff Kravitz/MTV1415/FilmMagic
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