18 Most Memorable Music Awards Show Upsets (PHOTOS)

Awards shows are amusing to watch for a slew of reasons. The red carpet fashion extravaganza is fun to watch, the performances are captivating, and the acceptance speeches can oftentimes be quite dramatic. But one of the craziest things about the music industry is that the characters who are nominated for major awards are often the most bold, reacting dramatically if the winners or nominees are not to their liking. In fact in the past 10 years, the Grammys and MTV Video Music Awards have causes a number of memorable upsets. 

These 18 music awards show moments are the most shocking in our recent memory — and we're still not over them. Which one surprised you the most?


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