MTV VMAs 2014's 20 Best and Worst Moments

Beyoncé's stunning performance, Taylor Swift's pop breakout and more highs and lows from MTV's most outrageous night

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BEST: 5 Seconds of Summer Go Gimmick-Free
5 Seconds of Summer at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards Michael Buckner/Getty Images4/20

BEST: 5 Seconds of Summer Go Gimmick-Free

Chloe Grace Moretz and Dylan O'Brien introduced 5 Seconds of Summer, but it sounded like they were pumping up the crowd for a Fugees reunion. "Dylan and I are here to reminisce about the 1990s," said Moretz. "They were a time of Hammer pants, Beanie Babies and Doc Martens." They explained that 5 Seconds of Summer were inspired by Green Day and Blink-182, though sadly the word "Ash" written across the group's bass drum wasn't a shout-out to the Nineties Britpop band (it's merely the nickname of drummer Ashton Irwin). Weird intro aside, their performance of "Amnesia" probably earned them a bunch of new fans that weren't even alive in the Nineties. 

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