12 Super-Awkward Moments From The 2021 VMAs

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The year's VMAs were definitely one for the books — but not without a few awkward moments. Here are some of the best:

1.Host Jamila Mustafa made this comment about Lil Nas X's look during his pre-show interview:

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2.Jack Harlow and Tinashe had a very awkward pre-show interview:

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3.Kid Laroi missed part of his first line when opening the show.

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4.Justin Bieber's voice cracked during his performance:

Justin on stage with the caption "I miss you [crack] more than life"

At least he sang live!

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5.Some people pointed out that Olivia Rodrigo was out of breath during the last half of her performance:

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6.Justin thanked a long list of family members but not his wife, Hailey Bieber, during his acceptance speech for Best Pop Song.

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7.Billie Eilish didn't seem too enthused to see Jennifer Lopez 👀👀:

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8.People called out Doja Cat's unconvincing lip-synching:

Doja Cat singing while suspended in the air
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9.Conor McGregor and Machine Gun Kelly got into an altercation:

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10.Writer George M. Johnson pointed out this weird aspect of the show:

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11.Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox didn't even kiss when he won — they just briefly touched tongues:

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12.Doja forgot her mic when announcing Best New Artist:

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