The 10 Best Moments From the 2016 Video Music Awards!

The 10 Best Moments From the 2016 Video Music Awards!

The 2016 Video Music Awards was a spectacle in the best way possible! Rihanna took home the Vanguard Award, and Beyonce’s ‘Lemonade’ won a staggering EIGHT Moonmen. Let’s take a look back at the best moments from the night.

1. When Rihanna opened the show with a medley of her greatest hits. You gave us life, RiRi!

In case you've been living under a rock… The #Vmas are NOW & @badgalriri just slayed 💓

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2. Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj performed their new song, ‘Side to Side:’

3. When Nick Jonas performed ‘Bacon’ — in a diner!

4. Calvin Harris won Best Male video ‘This Is What You Came For,’ but forgot to thank Taylor Swift! *shady*

5. Kanye West gave an interesting talk on fame. And yes, he actually called Taylor before releasing ‘Famous!’

6. When the #FinalFive was totally starstruck by Beyonce!

7. Beyonce brought the house down with her epic performance of ‘Lemonade:

8. Ariana Grande and Mac Miller kept us guessing… are they officially a couple?!

9. When Halsey and The Chainsmokers performed a stripped-down version of ‘Closer:’

10. Drake gave the most heartfelt speech as he presented Rihanna with the Vanguard Award: