The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards were chock-full of shocking moments and showstopping performances, from 'N Sync's much-anticipated reunion to Miley Cyrus' dirty dancing with Robin Thicke. Here's a look at those and other memorable moments from inside Brooklyn's Barclays Center -- and beyond
Gaga Shells Out
After walking the red carpet in a relatively tame black gown, Lady Gaga took the stage at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, where she opened the VMAs with an elaborate staging of her new song, "Applause," complete with multiple costume changes. Her final look was this shell-bra and matching g-string, which she wore for most of the show. "It's going to be awesome," she said before her performance. "It is a great show, I am so excited for the fans to see it."