Kanye West created a scene at the MTV Video Music Awards this year, upsetting members of the industry as well as the audience.
Kanye jumped onto stage when singer Taylor Swift was accepting her award for Best Female Music Video for the song Single ladies, saying Beyonce deserved the award.
A heartbroken Taylor didn't even finish her acceptance speech and walked off stage. She later performed at a subway station for her fans.(Photo: AP)
Beyonce, on whose behalf Kanye West had intervened, was also shocked. When she came on to stage to accept her Music Video of the Year award, she invited Taylor Swift to come up and finish her speech. (Photo: AP)
Beyonce hugged Taylor making it clear that she had nothing to do with West's outburst.(Photo: AP)
Janet Jackson was among the many stars who paid a tribute to pop legend Michael Jackson who died more than two months ago.(Photo: AP)
Dressed in the colour of mourning, Madonna too was a headliner in the homage to MJ at the award ceremony.(Photo: AP)