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There was no sign of rain or sun in sight, but that didn't stop video of the year winner Katy Perry from bringing a blue-hued parasol to complement her Asian-inspired ensemble.
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Safety first! After sustaining an injury earlier in the summer, house performer Jessie J paired her bedazzled bodysuit with a stylish set of metallic black crutches to help her reach the VMAs without incident.
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With Lady Gaga a no-show on the black carpet, rapper Nicki Minaj stole the pop star's spotlight as the award show's most over-the-top dresser, letting her stuffed animal tail trail behind her as she worked her way into the Nokia Theater.
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