Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga Both Bare Butts in Risque VMA Performances

Both Lady Gaga and Miley Cyrus bared their butts during their VMA perf
Lady Gaga; Miley Cyrus Larry Busacca/Getty Images; Kevin Mazur/WireImage

Rivaling Justin Timberlake's reunion with 'N Sync at the VMAs on Sunday, Aug. 25? Some rather bootylicious performances courtesy of master rabble-rousers Lady Gaga and Miley Cyrus.

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While the two button-pushing singers have considerably different styles and sounds, they seemed to be of one mind when it came to their MTV Video Music Award performances this year: Give the audience a memorable rear view.

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Lady Gaga kicked off the show wearing an odd white getup — including a square hood — that covered up her body completely, but by the end of her performance, she had shed layers of costume to reveal a shell bikini top and a butt-baring thong. (Cue lots of subsequent cracks by pseudo host Kevin Hart, who couldn't stop gushing about her lovely "yams.")

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Cyrus, meanwhile, made quite an impression joining Robin Thicke onstage for a performance of his hit song "Blurred Lines." The singer stripped down to a shiny nude-colored bikini and bent over and twerked in front of Thicke, revealing a peek of underbutt.

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