1. Nicki Minaj

The 2014 VMAs kicked off with a “Bang Bang!”

2. Nicki Minaj, Jessie J & Ariane Grande

Nicki Minaj suffered a wardrobe malfunction during her performance of “Bang Bang” with Ariane Grande and Jessie J but the show must go on!

3. Nicki Minaj

Nicki’s a**tastic performance of “Anaconda” left us drooling.

4. Ariane Grande

We’re so here for Ariana Grande’s sweet personality and soaring vocals. She looked adorable in this Beyonce-inspired bodysuit.

5. Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj performing “Anaconda.”

6. Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift may not be able to dance that well, but she sure tries!

7. Usher

Usher performed his new single “She Came To Give It To You” featuring Nicki Minaj.

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