Katy Perry took home Video Of The Year! Lady Gaga showed up as Jo Calderone… and stayed that way for the entire night! Jay-Z and Kanye West surprised us with “Otis”! Beyonce. Is. PREGNANT!!!!! So much epic s*** went down at the 2011 VMAs, and a lot of it you probably didn’t see.
Hence, these photos! We’ve gathered our faves from the red carpet, the live show and behind the scenes, and we’re sharing them with you guys because we coo like dat.
Adele‘s hair on the red carpet was about the same size as her wins at the 2011 VMAs — MAYJAH.
Katy Perry‘s all, “Did you guys bring your parasols? Cuz Imma MAKE IT RAIN VMAs on you betches tonight.”
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Nicki Minaj — Toy stores, auto parts warehouses, and ice cream parlors have nothing on her.
Lady Gaga delivered yet another memorable VMA performance — she performed her hit “Yoü And I” as her male alter ego, Jo Calderone.
Chris Brown can dance even with industrial-strength wires attached to him. UNFAIR.
You make us feel smiley too, Ne-Yo!
Here is Lil Wayne‘s butt, y’all. Lil Wayne’s lil butt.
We’re pretty happy to see Tyler, The Creator this happy after his Best New Artist win considering he said repeatedly he’d “kill himself” if he didn’t get it. Keep living, Tyler.
Looks like we weren’t the only one’s that didn’t understand Justin Bieber’s live snake thing. Demi Lovato’s all “AWWW HELL NAW.”
Britney Spears is all, “I GOTTA man.” Jo Calderone (aka Lady Gaga) is all, “Whatcho man got to do with me?”
Adele wins for Most Stunning Everything Ever. Get that lady one more Moonman.
All pregnant ladies are beautiful, but on the real tip, how do you compete with a PREGNANT BEYONCÉ? Even more, how to do compete with that KID? I’m retiring.
Wait, I thought Jo Calderone was into blondes…
Credit all photos: Getty Images
Katy Perry and Katie Holmes shared a laugh while Katy Perry STOOD THERE WITH A BLOCK ON HER HEAD.