Stephen Colbert vs. MTV
Stephen Colbert thought he scored a major get when he announced that Daft Punk would appear on The Colbert Report to perform "Get Lucky" at StePhest ColbChella. However, Daft Punk's first live performance in years was unceremoniously nixed by MTV execs, who thought they landed the Daft Punk exclusive for the then-upcoming Video Music Awards. In the end, the Random Access Memories duo canceled their Colbert performance, forcing the host to perform the track with an all-star lineup. Daft Punk's VMA appearance, meanwhile, was nothing more than presenting Taylor Swift an award.