A television audience of 6.5 million people tuned in, a 34 percent decrease over the 2015 bonanza
Former New York City mayor slams singer after Video Music Awards performance
Beyonce, Rihanna and Kanye were the clear winners at the annual awards show
"She's someone I’ve been in love with since I was 22 years old," rapper says, while singer salutes home country and black women
'Lemonade' medley highlighted an otherwise charisma-free show
Four women who lost their sons to police or gun violence were pop star's guests at awards show
Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj introduce new workout plan, Key and Peele cry over live 'Lemonade,' Fallon imitates Lochte at annual spectacle
Rapper-producer touches on Taylor Swift, Chicago murder rate and Steve Jobs in anticipated speech
Pop artist celebrated 11 VMA nominations with striking performance of 'Lemonade' tracks
Pop star and rapper teamed up for a robust, dance-filled spectacle of new single from 'Glory'
Rapper delivers meandering address before debuting "Fade" video
Pop star, rapper sang Caribbean-influenced "Side to Side" from Grande's new album 'Dangerous Woman'
Video Vanguard Award recipient performs four dance-filled hits throughout awards ceremony
The full rundown of who won what on one of the industry's biggest nights
Show takes place August 28th at Madison Square Garden in New York City