The official kick-off event for the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards started with a performance from Fifth Harmony with their new single “BO$$” and CHARLI XCX with her catchy tune “Boom Clap.” Pretty Little Liars actress Lucy Hale also chatted with celebs as they walked along the red carpet.
Stars that walked the red carpet included Lucy Hale, CHARLI XCX, Katie Stevens, Kat McNamara, Rita Ora, 5 Seconds of Summer, Ke$Ha, Becky G, Kendall and Kylie Jenner, Rita Volk, Bailey Buntain, Gregg Sulkin, Austin Mahone, Chloë Moretz, Ed Sheeran, Wiz Khalifa, Amber Rose, MKTO, Jennifer Lopez, Katy Perry, Cher Lloyd, Nick Jonas, Jordin Sparks, Miley Cyrus, Sarah Hyland, Greer Grammer, Jillian Rose Reed, Dylan O’Brien, Holland Roden, Tyler Posey, Victoria Justice, Kelly Rowland, and more.
Performances throughout the night include Jessie J, Usher, Ariana Grande, 5 Seconds of Summer, Maroon 5, Iggy Azalea, BEYONCÉ, Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift and Sam Smith. Presenters include Gwen Stefani, Kim Kardashian, Demi Lovato, Lorde, Taylor Schilling, Laverne Cox and Uzo Aduba, Dylan O’Brien, Nina Dobrev, Jason Derulo and Trey Songz.
Check out some photos and videos from the red carpet below. Who are YOU most excited to see at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards? Don’t forget to tune in TONIGHT @ 9PM ET/PT on MTV!
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