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2019 MTV Video Music Awards: The best and worst of the red carpet

Best moments from the 2019 MTV VMAs

It was a night of eye-opening fashion.

The 2019 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Monday brought out some of this year’s biggest names in music as well as their best (and worst) fashion choices.

Performers at this year’s awards included Bad BunnyCamila CabelloJ BalvinLil Nas XLizzoTaylor Swift, Rosalía and Canada’s very own Shawn Mendes.

Superstar Missy Elliott also performed some of her top hits and was honoured with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.

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When it comes to fashion, the VMAs stick out from other award shows. Stars are not afraid to play with hues, texture and lengths, all while making bold fashion statements along the way.

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This year, we saw everything from thigh-high boots to sequins matched with sequins to snakes on the red carpet.

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Here are some of our picks for the best and worst VMA looks.

Best Dressed

Shawn Mendes


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Normani

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Lil Nas X


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Taylor Swift


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Jonas Brothers


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Lizzo


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Camila Cabello


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Keke Palmer


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Lance Bass

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Bebe Rexha


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Fetty Wap


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Monica


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Worst Dressed

Heidi Klum


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Bella Hadid

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Tana Mongeau

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Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi

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Lenny Kravitz


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Diplo


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Abby Champion


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Brandon Lee


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— With files from Katie Scott

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