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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WORST: Maroon 5's Phone-Toting
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WORST: Maroon 5's Phone-Toting "Fans"

Look, we realize you probably ended up in the parking lot of the Forum because you answered a casting director's Craigslist ad. And, yes, it's probable you showed up excited to see Nicki or Beyoncé up close and personal, only to be told that you'd be watching guys with guitars instead. But, c'mon folks, did you have to hold your phones up the entire time? Unless someone from MTV's marketing department told you to keep 'em up there (which, after watching the show, seems like a distinct possibility), let us be the first to inform you that filming every single second of a performance isn't the best way to watch music. Your eyes work too.

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