Most memorable MTV VMAs moments

Published On: Aug 22 2013 10:56:04 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 01 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Since the very first MTV Video Music Awards 30 years ago in 1984, the show has always provided memorable moments. Ahead of the 2014 edition, set for August 24, check out some of the most memorable.

MTV VMAs - Lil Kim 1999
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1999: With co-presenter Lil' Kim wearing only a shiny purple shell pasty over her left breast, Motown legend Diana Ross couldn't resist reaching out and playfully copping a feel while Mary J. Blige looked on.

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