Hosted by Kevin Hart, MTV helf on Thursday evening (September 6) the 2012 VMAs live from the Staples Center arena in Los Angeles! Performers on this year's edition were; Alicia Keys - who hands down had the best show with the debut live performance of "Girl On Fire", Lil' Wayne, Frank Ocean, Green Day, One Direction, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Rihanna, and Pink. Big winners of the night were British boyband One Direction who took home three awards including "Best New Artist", and Bajan princess Rihanna who was deservedly proclaimed ruler of the "Video of the Year" category for "We Found Love".
Which was your favorite performance?
- New Music: Chance The Rapper – 'Wonderful Everyday: Arthur'
- Lana Del Rey – 'Ultraviolence'
- 5 Seconds Of Summer Announce North American 2015 Tour on "Ryan Seacrest"
- Watch Kiesza's Captivating 'Street' Performance for 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'
- Nick Jonas - "Chains"
- Video: Justin Bieber & Orlando Bloom Had A Fight In Ibiza! Blows Thrown?
- Listen To 1-Minute Snippet of Ariana Grande's "Be My Baby" Song
- Hunter Hayes - "Tattoo"
- New Music: Neon Hitch - "Yard Sale"
- Linkin Park - "Final Masquerade"
- French Montana - "R&B Bitches"
- Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett - "Anything Goes"
- Jessie J Performs "Bang Bang" & Covers "Stay With Me" on "Elvis Duran"
- New Music: Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga - "Anything Goes"
- New Music: Maroon 5 - "It Was Always You"