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MTV Video Music Awards 2017 | Show highlights

Host Katy Perry is lowered onto the stage at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Forum in Inglewood.

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Katy Perry hosts the MTV Video Music Awards, just back from “outer space,” and catching up on headlines.

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Kendrick Lamar opens the MTV Video Music Awards with a medley of hits at the Forum in Inglewood.

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Kendrick Lamar performs at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Forum.

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A dancer appears onstage on fire during a performance by Kendrick Lamar at the MTV VMAs.

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Ed Sheeran performs a medley at the MTV Video Music Awards.

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Ed Sheeran, left, and Lil Uzi Vert perform a medley at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Forum.

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An imploring Paris Jackson gets political early before presenting the award for pop video at the MTV Video Music Awards.

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Dinah Jane and Ally Brooke of Fifth Harmony, Gucci Mane, Normani Kordei and Lauren Jauregui of Fifth Harmony walk onstage to accept the pop video award for “Down.”

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Julia Michaels performs “Issues” at the MTV Video Music Awards.

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Shawn Mendes performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at the Forum.

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Jack Antonoff and Alessandra Ambrosio introduce a performance by Lorde.

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Lorde performs “Homemade Dynamite” at the MTV Video Music Awards.

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Lorde performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at the Forum in Inglewood.

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Alessia Cara accepts the dance award for “Stay” during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.

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Host Katy Perry, with a fake baby, and DJ Khaled, with his real baby, speak onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.

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Ally Brooke, left, Lauren Jauregui, Dinah Jane and Normani Kordei of Fifth Harmony perform at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.

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Ludacris and Olivia Munn speak onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.

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Gucci Mane, left, performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.

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Miley Cyrus performs during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.

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Pink, right, performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.

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Millie Bobby Brown speaks onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.

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Ed Sheeran accepts the artist of the year award.

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Gal Gadot speaks onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum.

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Alessia Cara.

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Kesha speaks onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at the Forum.

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Ellen DeGeneres presents the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award to Pink during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.

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Pink drives onstage to her performance at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at the Forum.

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Pink interacts with the crownd during her performance.

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Pink, center, standing, performs at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.

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Pink, left, accepts the MTV Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award from Ellen DeGeneres at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, California.

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Logic performs during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.

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Khalid, Logic and Alessia Cara perform during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.

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Susan Bro, mother of Heather Heyer, speaks at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum.

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Khalid accepts the award for best new artist at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, California.

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Katy Perry performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum.

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Nicki Minaj performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.

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Katy Perry performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.

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Kendrick Lamar and Dave Free accept the Video of the Year award for “Humble” onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.

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Kendrick Lamar accepts the Video of the Year award for “Humble” at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum.

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