VMAs recap: Taylor Swift, Missy Elliott, Lizzo And More We just spent three hours watching the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards, which are never really about awards so much as moments: big performances and the memes and soundbites we may or may not remember for years to come. This year's show brought lots of Taylor Swift, and Missy Elliott, not to mention Lizzo, Normani, Lil Nas X, Rosalía and more.
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The 2019 MTV VMAs

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The 2019 MTV VMAs

The 2019 MTV VMAs

The 2019 MTV VMAs

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Taylor Swift attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards.

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We just spent three hours watching the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards, which are never really about awards so much as moments: big performances and the memes and soundbites we may or may not remember for years to come. This year's show brought lots of Taylor Swift, and Missy Elliott, not to mention Lizzo, Normani, Lil Nas X, Rosalía and more.

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