Miley Cyrus will host this year's "MTV Video Music Awards" (Aug. 30 at 9) and if the past is any indication, she's sure to do something memorable that viewers will be talking about years from now. Here's a look back at some memorable VMA moments:
30 years ago (1985, Radio City Music Hall) An extremely outrageous Eddie Murphy (walking Manhattan streets looking for a co-host; visiting the ladies' room) hosted the second-ever VMA ceremony. The big winner was ex-Eagle Don Henley, who won four Moonmen, including video of the year for "Boys of Summer."
25 years ago (1990, Universal Amphitheater, Los Angeles) Fourteen years before her infamous wardrobe malfunction at the Super Bowl, Janet Jackson shocked the VMA audience as she was performing "Black Cat" when she ripped open her top to expose a black bra underneath. Video of the year went to Sinead O'Connor for "Nothing Compares 2 U."
15 years ago (2000, Radio City Music Hall) During a performance of "Satisfaction / Oops . . . I Did It Again," Britney Spears tore off her tuxedo looking for all the world like she was buck naked. Alas, she was just wearing a skintight flesh-colored body outfit. Eminem won video of the year for "The Real Slim Shady."
10 years ago (2005, American Airlines Arena, Miami) Diddy hosted and stunned the crowd when he handed his $10,000 Jacob the Jeweler-designed watch to a lucky audience member. Green Day took home video of the year for "Boulevard of Broken Dreams."
5 years ago (2010, Nokia Theatre, Los Angeles) Lady Gaga won eight categories, including video of the year for "Bad Romance." But all people wanted to talk about was Gaga's gown, which was made of meat.
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