The MTV Video Music Awards are known to be packed with controversial outfits, weird moments, confusing speeches and impromptu feuds.
The 2016 show was the first time in VMA history that the biggest names in the music industry filled Madison Square Garden. With Britney Spears making her comeback after nearly a decade, Rihanna receiving the video vanguard award and comedians Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele serving as the night’s commentators, the awards show was bursting with potential.
Unfortunately, some of that potential got lost somewhere in NYC and never made it to the stage – maybe it was stuck in traffic with Drake.
This year’s show left us rather perplexed. Here are the five VMA misfires we’re still trying to figure out.