MTV VMAs 2015's 20 Best and Worst Moments

Kanye's stunning speech, Miley's free nipple and more highs and lows from MTV's explosive night

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Best: The Weeknd Is a Thriller
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Best: The Weeknd Is a Thriller

You can't be the new Michael Jackson without a must-see MTV moment — and the Weeknd just got his. He's been raking in MJ comparisons all year — his amazing falsetto alone takes care of that — but it wasn't until he performed "Can't Feel My Face" that he really sealed the deal. The guy who was a shadowy mixtape creeper a few years ago is gone. This Weeknd absolutely owned that stage, with his charisma on a billion, like a real pop star. His sweet sideways moonwalk moves got Kanye West up out of his seat like he was Taylor Swift. Then he got Taylor out of her seat a few moments later. Shamon!

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