With this year's VMAs hosted by Miley Cyrus, we expected nothing less shocking than her controversial performance with Robin Thicke in 2013. With spectacular performances by award-winning artists, extravagant costumes and a bit of bad blood spilt on stage, this year surely did not disappoint. Have a look at the most memorable moments below: 

1. Nicki Minaj's opening performance with a special appearance from Taylor Swift. The two VMA winners made up their Twitter feud by warming up the stage with their glittery red frocks and friendly embraces. 

Round up: Best moments of the 2015 VMAs

2. Kanye West's priceless staged reaction when Taylor Swift won 'Best Female Video'. West first pretended to fall asleep and then faked a second interruption to Swift's acceptance of the award. 

Round up: Best moments of the 2015 VMAs

3. Justin Bieber's emotional breakdown after his performance of 'Where Are U Now' and new single 'What Do You Mean'. 

Round up: Best moments of the 2015 VMAs

4. Taylor Swift's throwback to the infamous 2009 VMAs when presenting West with the Video Vanguard Award as she joked "So, I guess I have to say to all the other winners tonight: I'm really happy for you, and I'mma let you finish but Kanye West has had one of the greatest careers of all time!". 

Round up: Best moments of the 2015 VMAs

5. Rebel Wilson twerking with Nicki Minaj after stripping down her police attire to reveal a t-shirt that spelt out "F— tha stripper police". 

Round up: Best moments of the 2015 VMAs

4. Nicki Minaj calling out Miley Cyrus on stage during her acceptance speech stating "And now, back to this b**** that had a lot to say about me in the press. Miley what's good?". 

Round up: Best moments of the 2015 VMAs

5. Kanye West dropping more than just his microphone after announcing that he's decided to run for president in 2020. 

Round up: Best moments of the 2015 VMAs

 

The full list of VMAs 2015 winners:

Video of the Year: Bad Blood - Taylor Swift & Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Video: Blank Space - Taylor Swift

Best Male Video: Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars & Mark Ronson

Best Hip-Hop Video: Anaconda - Nicki Minaj

Best Pop Video: Blank Space - Taylor Swift

Best Rock Vide: Uma Thurman - Fall Out Boys

Artist to Watch Award : Fetty Wap - Trap Queen

Best Direction: Alright - Kendrick Lamar

Best Editing: 7/11 - Beyoncé

Best Collaboration: Bad Blood - Taylor Swift & Kendrick Lamar

Best Visual Effects: Where Are U Now - Justin Bieber & Jack U

Best Video with Social Message: One Man Can Change the World - Big Sean, Kanye West & John Legend

Best Art Direction: So Many Pros - Snoop Dogg

Best Cinematography: Never Catch Me - Flying Lotus & Kendrick Lamar

Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award: Kanye West