VMAs Flashback! Watch Demi Lovato, Pink And More Of The Most Turnt-Up Female Performers At Last Year’s VMAs! (VIDEO)

Remember when pink rode on her goddess lips swing at the 2012 MTV VMAs

Remember Pink’s crazy lip-swing? Of course you do. Because she turned things WAY up at the 2012 MTV VMAs.

We probably don’t have to tell you that the VMAs consistently turn the party up a notch each year! (If you haven’t yet read about the best-ever VMA divas or seen this photo of Miley rehearsing with her VMA Twerk Team, you’re making a significant life mistake.) Now, before the 2013 VMAs on Sunday, August 25 at 9 p.m., let’s take a look back at our favorite females getting turned up at the 2012 VMAs!

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Pink, just flying high at the 2012 MTV VMAs.

Watch the Most Turned-Up Female Performances Of the 2012 VMAs after the jump.

When we say “favorite females,” we’re obviously referring to Demi Lovato and that time she demolished the 2012 VMA pre-show with a pyro-filled performance of “Give Your Heart A Break.” And you know we didn’t forget about Pink sailing through the air on a pair of lips while performing “Blow Me (One Last Kiss.” Oh, and there’s what we fondly refer to as “backflip-apalooza,” aka Olympian Gabby Douglas back-flipping her way through Alicia Keys’ “Girl On Fire” performance. Wait, let’s reflect on that a beat: asking a gold medal-winning Olympic athlete to calmly back-flip across the stage while you wail out the words to “Girl On Fire”? Way to do more, ladies!

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Olympic gymnast Gaby Douglass flips through Alicia Keys’ 2012 VMA performance.

So, there y’all have it! Just a few of our favorite female moments from last year. Might wanna step up that game, Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus! I mean, FLYING THROUGH THE LITERAL AIR ON LIPS!! The only thing that might one-up Pink is if Katy rides an IRL lion onstage for her LIVE “Roar” VMA performance. #AnythingIsPossible

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ALL ROSE PETALS FOR DEMI LOVATO!

+ Watch The Most Turnt-Up Female Performance Moments From The 2012 VMAs, and check out photos and GIFs of the most turnt-up female performances from the 2012 VMAs!

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