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Candid MTV 2021 VMA moments: PDAs, selfies and more

The 2021 MTV Video Music Awards were out of this world.

From Moonperson trophies to stars, the September 12 event hosted by Doja cat was truly stellar.

BTS, Lil Nas X and Olivia rodrigo won the most statues of the evening with three wins each, and Justin bieber and Billie Eilish both received two Moonperson awards. The Foo fighters also received the very first MTV VMAs Global Icon Award.

Bieber, the Foo Fighters, Lil Nas X, and Rodrigo also performed, and they weren’t the only ones: Busta Rhymes, Camila Cabello, Chloe, Cat Doja, Jack harlow, Kacey musgraves, Kid LAROI, Normani, Ozuna, Shawn mendes, Tainy and Twenty-one pilots shaken, too. Some artists even sang new music. Ed sheeran, for example, sang her recently released single “Shivers”, and Alicia Keys and Swae lee performed their new track “LALA”. Besides, Travis Barker and Kelly machine gun stuck to their hit “papercuts”.

Several other stars took the stage to present, including AJ McLean, Ashanti, Avril Lavigne, Billy Porter, Hailey Bieber, Halle Bailey, Jennifer lopez, Kourtney kardashian, Bass Lance, Megan Fox, Nick lachey, Rita Ora, Simone Bilès and more.