MTV VMAs was a shocking event, for the wrong reasons

Brenda Watkins
August 21, 2018

"I had the baby, I carried the baby and now I'm still winning awards", she said.

Jennifer Lopez accepts the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award as presenter Shawn Mendes applauds.

But don't you worry, because after she finished her speech Offset came over and gave her a sweet kiss, so this probably means that everything is going great between them.

She stripped down into a more sparkly look. There were also bits of other artists' hits such as Drake's "Nice For What" and Cardi B's "Bodak Yellow" threaded into the mega-mix.

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The government has trailed the centre-left opposition Labor Party in most opinion polls since the last election in 2016. Australians are due to hold a general election early next year. "It is always orderly in our party room", Marino said.

Camila ended up triumphant over fellow culture-topping nominees Ariana Grande's "No Tears Left to Cry", Bruno Mars and Cardi B's "Finesse (Remix)", The Carters' "APES**T", Childish Gambino's "This Is America", and Drake's "God's Plan" for the night's highest honor. But only Cardi B and Grande were on hand for the evening's festivities.

In 2014, her former band Fifth Harmony were awarded Artist to Watch for Miss Movin' On. When Minaj accepted an award moments later, she looked to Haddish and said, "Don't be coming for Fifth Harmony because Normani is that (chick)". The camera panned to her mom and her daughter in the audience and when she performed "Jenny From the Block", it was clear that everyone was losing their minds.

There was just one political moment, orchestrated when Logic was joined onstage by young immigrants wearing T-shirts that read, "We are all human beings" to protest the Trump administration's separation of migrant children from their parents after they illegally crossed the U.S. -Mexico border. Beyonce and Jay-Z's much talked-about "APES**T", which was shot inside the Louvre in Paris against the backdrop of some of the world's most famous art works, won just two of its eight nominations.

Jennifer Lopez joined icons like Madonna, Janet Jackson, and Beyoncé as the latest artist to receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award during the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards on Monday.

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