Most memorable MTV VMAs moments ever

Published On: Dec 24 2013 03:02:41 AM CST   Updated On: Aug 28 2015 01:00:00 AM CDT

Since the very first MTV Video Music Awards 31 years ago in 1984, the show has always provided memorable moments. Ahead of the 2015 edition, set for Aug. 30, check out some of the most memorable.

MTV VMAs - Beyonce, Blue Ivy 2014
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2014: Beyonce and Blue Ivy steal the show, with the singer's 2-year-old daughter getting much camera time sitting on Jay Z's lap during her mother's 16-minute performance on stage. Her father then carried her onstage to present Beyonce with the MTV Michael Jackson Vanguard Award, declaring her "the greatest living entertainer."

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