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Timberlake joined by *NSYNC at VMAs

1 of 3 Justin Timberlake receives Michael Jackon Vanguard Award
Justin Timberlake receives Michael Jackon Vanguard Award
2 of 3 Daft Punk make rare public appearance at VMAs
Daft Punk make rare public appearance at VMAs
3 of 3 One Direction receive award for Best Song of the Summer
One Direction receive award for Best Song of the Summer

From surprise reunions, incredible performances and of course, the awards themselves, this year's MTV Video Music Awards pulled out all of the stops.

Check out our fashion round-up of the event here.

The *NSYNC reunion was one of the worst kept secrets this week with rumours flying as fans' anticipation grew and when they joined Justin Timberlake on stage last night for their first performance since 2004 they did not disappoint.

The group came together during Timberlake's performance which he started off with his solo hits Sexy Back, Like I Love You, My Love, Cry My A River and Rock Your Body.

He was then joined on stage by Lance Bass, Joey Fatone, JC Chasez and Chris Kirkpatrick to perform *NSYNC classics Bye Bye Bye and Girlfriend.

Timberlake then finished his medley with latest tracks Suit & Tie and Mirrors.

Chat show host Jimmy Fallon then appeared on stage to present JT with the prestigious Michael Jackson Vanguard Award to which JT replied, "I don't deserve this award, but I'm not going to give it back."

He said he would share his award with his *NSYNC band-mates. "Half the Moonmen [that's the VMA gong folks] I ever won, I won with [*NSYNC] – I'm going to share this with them."

*NSYNC weren't the only memorable performance on the night however with Lady Gaga opening the show and performing her new single Applause for the first time live.

A skimpily-clad Miley Cyrus was joined on stage by Robin Thicke for a performance which included dancers dressed as giant teddy bears.

The award for most moving performance of the night would have to go to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis singing Same Love with a guest appearance from Jennifer Hudson.

Katy Perry closed the show with her latest hit single Roar underneath the Brooklyn Bridge.

Full list of winners:

Video of the Year – Justin Timberlake, Mirrors

Best Hip-Hop Video – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton, Can't Hold Us

Best Male Video – Bruno Mars, Locked Out Of Heaven

Best Female Video – Taylor Swift, I Knew You Were Trouble

Best Pop Video – Selena Gomez, Come and Get It

Artist to Watch – Austin Mahone, What About Love

Best Song of the Summer – One Direction, Best Song Ever

Best Collaboration – Pink feat. Nate Ruess, Just Give Me A Reason

Best Video with Social Message – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Same Love

Best Rock Video – Thirty Seconds To Mars, Up In The Air

Best Art Direction – Janelle Monae feat Erykah Badu, Q.U.E.E.N

Best Choreography – Bruno Mars, Treasure

Best Cinematography - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton, Can't Hold Us

Best Direction – Justin Timberlake feat. Jay Z, Suit & Tie (directed by David Fincher)

Best Editing – Justin Timberlake, Mirrors

Best Visual Effects – Capital Cities, Safe and Sound

Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award – Justin Timberlake

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