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VMA Recap: Kanye Jacks Taylor; Eminem, Beyonce, Jay-Z & More

Posted By on September 14, 2009

     Last nights VMA's did not lack drama. The most talked about incident was provided by Kanye West who rushed the stage after it was announced that Taylor Swift and her "You Belong With Me" video won for "Best Female Video" over Beyonce and her infamous "Single Ladies." Kanye took the mic from Swift saying "Yo Taylor, I'm really happy for you, I'll let you finish, but Beyonce has one of the best videos of all time. One of the best videos of all time!" [Kanye West Jacks Taylor Swift At VMAs – Watch Here]

     Wale, who was the nights house band alon with UCB, told the crowd "You can't fault a man for speaking his mind," which was promptly met by boos from the Radio City Music Hall crowd. [Wale & UCB Play VMAs – Watch Here]

     Later when Beyonce won for "Video Of The Year," she discussed being nominated at the age of 17 with Destinys Child calling it one of the biggest nights of her life. After saying that, Beyonce invited Taylor Swift back out to finish her acceptance speech that was busted up by Kanye. [Beyonce Lets Taylor Swift Get Her Shine On – Watch Here]

Kanye West – Steals Stage From Taylor Swift @ VMAs


Beyonce – Lets Taylor Swift Get Her Shine (VMAs)


Jay-Z, Alicia Keys – Empire State Of Mind (VMAs)


Janet Jackson – Michael Jackson Tribute (VMAs)


Eminem, Tracy Morgan – VMA Shorts


Eminem – VMA Best Hip Hop Video Acceptance


Eminem, Tracy Morgan – Announce Best Artist


Wale, UCB – VMA House Band Rehersal (1of2)

Wale, UCB – VMA House Band Rehersal (2of2)


Wale – Big Ass Bowtie at VMAs