2010 MTV Video Music Awards

2010 MTV Video Music Awards
ESSENCE.COM Sep, 12, 2010

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Kanye West performs onstage during the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards at NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on September 12, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

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Singer Hayley Williams of Paramore (L) and B.o.B perform onstage during the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards at NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on September 12, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

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Jason Derulo performs onstage during the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards at NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on September 12, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

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Mary J. Blige and Drake perform onstage during the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards at NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on September 12, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

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Swizz Beatz and Mary J. Blige speak onstage during the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards at NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on September 12, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

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Kesha and Trey Songz speak onstage during the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards at NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on September 12, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

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Usher performs onstage during the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards at NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on September 12, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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Eminem and Rihanna perform onstage during the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards at NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on September 12, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

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Amber Riley at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles.

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Rosario Dawson at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles.

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Shaun Robinson at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles.

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Jesse Williams arrives at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards at NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on September 12, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

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Usher at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles.

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Ne-Yo at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles.

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Ciara at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles.

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Drake at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles.

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Lady Gaga at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles.

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Akon at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles.

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Eva Marcielle at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles.