You saw a lot of insanity on Sunday night's VMA telecast, but there was plenty that went down behind the scenes at Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater, from the red carpet to backstage to right in the audience, and Billboard was there to see it all.
Between a highly anticipated performance and the release of a new music video, Justin Bieber had a lot to look forward to at the MTV Video Music Awards Sunday (Aug. 30). So what better way to get ready for such a big night than to smooch one of the VMAs' legendary pop divas?
The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards were a night to remember. Kanye told the world he's running for U.S. president in 2020, Taylor Swift won big and premiered a new video, and Miley Cyrus closed out the show by dropping a free surprise album. On the flipside, wouldn't it have been great to see her sort things out with Nicki Minaj?
Kanye West announced his candidacy for the 2020 election during tonight's MTV VMAs (as one does), and with all the buzz around his candidacy, we're left wondering which of his many notable collaborators would be making the move from sound board to board room alongside Mr. West.