31 Most Outrageous MTV VMAs Moments of All Time

From Miley's twerk to Eminem being a jerk, the craziest highlights from the ceremony's first 31 years

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Macy Gray Plugs Her Album Via Dress (2001)

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Macy Gray, who was on the presenter docket for the 2001 ceremony, decided to get creative with her brief bit of screen time. Her dress, a blend of pink lace and what looked like metallic denim, was emblazoned with iron-on letters advertising her second full-length The Id. The front read "MY NEW ALBUM DROPS SEPT. 18 2001," and the back said "BUY IT." Gray's frock was one of the awards show's many talking points in the morning-after rush, although the notoriety didn't help it debut higher a lackluster Number 11.

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