Actress Holland Roden, from "Teen Wolf," arrives for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Actress Holland Roden, from "Teen Wolf," arrives for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
British pop group "The Saturdays" arrive at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
British pop group "The Saturdays" arrive at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Host Kevin Hart and his girlfriend Eniko arrive at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Host Kevin Hart and his girlfriend Eniko arrive at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Singer Ne-Yo arrives for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Singer Ne-Yo arrives for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Actress Zoe Saldana arrives for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Actress Zoe Saldana arrives for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
The cast of MTV's "Jersey Shore" arrive at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
The cast of MTV's "Jersey Shore" arrive at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Taylor Swift performs "We are Never Getting Back Together" during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Taylor Swift performs "We are Never Getting Back Together" during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Singer Pink poses as she arrives for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Singer Pink poses as she arrives for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Hip-Hop performer Tyga arrives at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Hip-Hop performer Tyga arrives at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Rita Ora arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards. Photo: AP
Rita Ora arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards. Photo: AP
British-Irish boy band One Direction arrive for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
British-Irish boy band One Direction arrive for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Singer Rihanna arrives for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Singer Rihanna arrives for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Singer Rihanna arrives for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Singer Rihanna arrives for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Singer Rihanna poses as she arrives for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Singer Rihanna poses as she arrives for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Singer Miley Cyrus arrives for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Singer Miley Cyrus arrives for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Singer Alicia Keys poses as she arrives for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Singer Alicia Keys poses as she arrives for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Rapper Wiz Khalifa and fiancee Amber Rose arrive for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Rapper Wiz Khalifa and fiancee Amber Rose arrive for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Rihanna performs "Cockiness" with A$AP Rocky (R) during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Rihanna performs "Cockiness" with A$AP Rocky (R) during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Rihanna performs "Cockiness" during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Rihanna performs "Cockiness" during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Presenter Katy Perry leans in to kiss One Direction's Niall Horan as the band accepts the award for best pop video for their song "What Makes You Beautiful" during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Presenter Katy Perry leans in to kiss One Direction's Niall Horan as the band accepts the award for best pop video for their song "What Makes You Beautiful" during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Singer Pink is suspended in the air as she performs during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Singer Pink is suspended in the air as she performs during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Host Kevin Hart crowd surfs during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Host Kevin Hart crowd surfs during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Frank Ocean is bathed in red light as he performs "Thinkin Bout You" during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Frank Ocean is bathed in red light as he performs "Thinkin Bout You" during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Nicki Minaj, left, and Lil Wayne sit in the audience at the MTV Video Music Awards. Photo: AP
Nicki Minaj, left, and Lil Wayne sit in the audience at the MTV Video Music Awards. Photo: AP
One Direction perform "One Thing" during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
One Direction perform "One Thing" during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Two Chains (L) performs "No Worries" with Lil' Wayne during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Two Chains (L) performs "No Worries" with Lil' Wayne during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
One Direction perform "One Thing" from atop an elevated platform during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
One Direction perform "One Thing" from atop an elevated platform during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Drake walks onstage to accept the award for best hip-hop video for "Hyfr" at the MTV Video Music Awards. Photo: AP
Drake walks onstage to accept the award for best hip-hop video for "Hyfr" at the MTV Video Music Awards. Photo: AP
Nicky Minaj performs on the Alicia Keys song "Girl on Fire" during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Nicky Minaj performs on the Alicia Keys song "Girl on Fire" during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Chris Brown accepts the award for best male video for "Turn Up the Music" at the MTV Video Music Awards. Photo: AP
Chris Brown accepts the award for best male video for "Turn Up the Music" at the MTV Video Music Awards. Photo: AP
Singer Drake holds the award he won for "Best Hip Hop Video" backstage during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Singer Drake holds the award he won for "Best Hip Hop Video" backstage during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters

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