The VMA’s have always produced great performances with artists teaming up to make a memorable show moment that will be remembered for years. Sit back and check out some of the best collaborations in the history of the MTV VMA‘s!
The 1997 VMA’s were memorable as [lastfm]Puff Daddy[/lastfm] teamed up with [lastfm]Faith Evans[/lastfm],[lastfm]112[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Sting[/lastfm] to pay tribute to the recently deceased [lastfm]Notorious B.I.G.[/lastfm] in a touching mash-up of “I’ll Be Missing You” and “I’ll Be Watching You”.
1997 VMA Performance
The 1998 VMA’s showcased to young stars in [lastfm]Brandy[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Monica[/lastfm] performing their hit single “Boy Is Mine” for the first time live together, all while the rumor was that the two ladies were in a bitter feud over it’s rights.
1998 VMA Performance
The 1999 VMAs introduced the world fully to [lastfm]Kid Rock[/lastfm] as he invited legends [lastfm]RUN DMC[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Aerosmith[/lastfm] to perform their classic hit “Walk This Way”.
1999 VMA Performance
The 2001 VMAs showcased the hot boy band [lastfm]*NSYNC[/lastfm] performing their smash hit “POP” and surprising the world by inviting the King Of Pop, [lastfm]Michael Jackson[/lastfm], to dance with them at the end.
2001 VMA Performance
The 2003 VMAs had everyone talking as thought-to-be rivals [lastfm]Britney Spears[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Christina Aguilera[/lastfm] teamed up to perform [lastfm]Madonna[/lastfm]‘s classic song “Like A Virgin”. You’ll remember it more because the trio shocked everyone by sharing a three-way kiss — on live television.
2003 VMA Performance
Be sure to tune in to the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, airing live from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, September 12th at 9PM (Live Eastern/Tape delayed Pacific).
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