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MTV Video Music Awards: Watch Lady Gaga perform 'Applause'
MTV Video Music Awards: Watch Lady Gaga perform 'Applause'

Lady Gaga opened the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night with a bang -- and more wigs than an episode of "Real Housewives." Performing "Applause," the lead single from her upcoming "Artpop" album, the pop superstar took the stage of Brooklyn's Barclays Center in a typically wacky outfit that suggested the Flying Nun crossed with SpongeBob SquarePants. Then she changed costumes. And changed again. And again, each time donning a different hairstyle, until she finished the song wearing a seashell thong bikini and what appeared to be long blond extensions. PHOTOS: MTV Video Music Awards | Show Highlights It was, of course, the kind of spectacle we've come to expect from Lady Gaga, who...

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