Justin Bieber arrives on the red carpet with a snake at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.
Beyoncé arrives on the red carpet and announces she's pregnant.
Lady Gaga (as her male alter ego Jo Calderone) and Queen's Brian May perform "Yoü and I."
Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters accepts the Best Rock Video award.
British pop singer Jessie J performs wearing a soft cast due to a broken ankle.
Kanye West and Jay-Z's surprise performance of "Otis."
Adele performs "Someone Like You."
Chris Brown performs a medley of songs, including Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and Wu-Tang Clan's "Protect Ya Neck."
Lady Gaga presents Britney Spears with the Video Vanguard award.
Bruno Mars performs Amy Winehouse's "Valerie" as part of a tribute to the soul singer, who died on July 23rd.