MTV prides itself on letting celebrities (A-list and B-list alike!) do and say as they please on the network's annual Video Music Awards
jamboree. This has made for more than a few memorable pop culture moments over the years. It's also given rise to ample opportunities for jokes to fall flat, head-scratching performances, and cameras to catch horribly uninterested looks from unsuspecting audience members. Ah, awkwardness. It wouldn't be the VMAs without it. To gear up for tomorrow's 29th installment
, we take a look in the YouTube vault and shine a light on some of the show's most magical ill-at-ease moments.