The MTV VMA moments that got tongues wagging

The MTV Video Music Awards were held on Sunday at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles.

FILE: Nicki Minaj confronts Miley Cyrus on stage at the MVA’s after accepting her award. Picture:CNN/screengrab

JOHANNESBURG - As expected, the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards were nothing short of controversy and the usual theatrics, with Miley Cyrus and Nicki Minaj's spat getting more traction than Kanye west.

Here is a list of some of the noteworthy moments that still have had people talking.

  1. Nicki Minaj called Miley Cyrus out for a statement she had made earlier this month,about Nicki's bad attitude.

  1. Kanye West received the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award and shared his thoughts on Award ceremonies.

  1. Justin Bieber's emotional performance, after three years of bad press.

  1. Taylor Swift arrived with her Bad Blood video crew, before walking away with Video of the Year.

  1. The Weekend's fiery performance was one of the most talked about.