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The MTV VMAs . . . Highlights and Memorable Moments


For the second straight year, MILEY CYRUS tried to steal the show at the MTV Video Music Awards.  But it was for a VERY different reason this time. 


Miley's "Wrecking Ball" won Video of the Year, but instead of taking the stage, she sent up a young guy named Jesse, who revealed that he's HOMELESS.  


He accepted the award for the, quote, "1.6 million runaways and homeless youth in the United States who are starving, lost and scared for their lives right now."


He also directed people to Miley's Facebook page, where she's asking people to donate to My Friend's Place, a homeless center for young people in Hollywood. 


Meanwhile, on the total opposite end of the social consciousness spectrum, we have the Kardashians.  Specifically, KIM KARDASHIAN and KENDALL and KYLIE JENNER . . .



Who appeared to be TEXTING while COMMON was talking about Ferguson, Missouri and asking for a moment of silence.



Other than that, the show was pretty unremarkable.  A lot of people thought NICKI MINAJ was going to bring the raunch when she did"Anaconda", but aside from a little twerking, it wasn't that bad.  Especially compared to Miley's antics last year.



Nicki did have a wardrobe malfunction when she did a quick change and came back out to do her verse on "Bang Bang" with JESSIE J and ARIANA GRANDE



For some reason, the front of her outfit wouldn't stay closed, so she had to hold it together with her hands.



BEYONCÉ closed the show by accepting the Video Vanguard Award.  And she accepted it from JAY Z, who took the stage with their daughter BLUE IVY after Beyoncé did a 16-minute medley of songs from her latest album.



In a "we're-so-not-getting-divorced" show of support, Jay even called his wife, quote, "the greatest living entertainer."



Beyoncé also won Best Video with a Social Message for "Pretty Hurts", and Best Collaboration for "Drunk in Love" with her husband Jay-Z.  But those weren't announced during the broadcast.



Here are the rest of the big winners:


Video of the Year:  Miley Cyrus"Wrecking Ball"


Best Male Video:  Ed Sheeran"Sing"


Best Female Video:  Katy Perry"Dark Horse"


Best Hip-Hop Video:  Drake"Hold On (We're Going Home)"


Best Pop Video:  Ariana Grande"Problem"


Artist to Watch:  Fifth Harmony"Miss Movin' On"


Best Rock Video:  Lorde"Royals"


Best 'Lyric Video':  5 Seconds of Summer"Don't Stop"




The Emmy Awards Will Be Handed Out Tonight


The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by SETH MEYERS, will air NBC tonight at 8 p.m. ET. A highlight to tune in for: Veteran Emmy producer Don Mischer is planning a heartfelt but "fun" tribute to Robin Williams, led by pal Billy Crystal, as part of the awards show's traditional In Memoriam segment late in the broadcast.




Shia LaBeouf Calls 911 on a Stalker . . . While She's Standing Right There


SHIA LABEOUF called 911 to report a stalker at his house . . . while said stalker was RIGHT THERE.  The woman was at Shia's door, so close to him that he even had interrupt the call to say, "Don't touch me!"



The woman, 31-year-old Graciela Nahle, has been bugging Shia for a while.  She was arrested and pleaded no contest to trespassing.  She was sentenced to 45 days in jail, but was released after just four.




Gwyneth Paltrow is "Very Happy" for Chris Martin and Jennifer Lawrence


GWYNETH PALTROW isn't bitter or jealous that CHRIS MARTIN has hooked up with JENNIFER LAWRENCE.


A so-called "source" says, quote, "She's very happy for Chris, that he has moved on and found someone else.  Their split has been remarkably amiable and they both just want the best for one another."


Besides, Gwyneth has moved on herself.  She's reportedly nailing "Glee" co-creator BRAD FALCHUK.




"Sin City" Bombed . . . and "Guardians of the Galaxy" Took Back the #1 Spot


None of new movies made significant waves at the box office this weekend.  The best was that out-of-body teen drama "If I Stay", which made $16.4 million in 3rd place. 


The "Sin City" sequel bombed HARD, bringing in just $6.5 million in 8th place.  The original opened to nearly $30 million in 2005.


"Guardians of the Galaxy" reclaimed the #1 spot from "Ninja Turtles", though there was less than a million dollars separating the two.  Here are this week's Top 5 movies:



1.  "Guardians of the Galaxy", $17.6 million.  Up to $252 million in its 4th week.


2.  "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", $16.8 million.  Up to $146 million in its 3rd week.


3.  NEW:  "If I Stay", $16.4 million.


4.  "Let's Be Cops", $11 million.  Up to $45.2 million in its 2nd week.


5.  NEW:  "When the Game Stands Tall", $9 million.


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