12:56 PM PDT 8/29/2011 by Sophie Schillaci, David Simpson
From the cast of "Jersey Shore" to Flo Rida, Victoria Justice and Taylor Lautner, the stars were out for MTV's 2011 Video Music Awards. The Aug. 28 awards ceremony featured a Britney Spears tribute, Lady Gaga's male alter-ego and Justin Bieber's pet snake.
Abduction star Taylor Lautner talks with E!'s Marc Malkin about which of his co-stars will make a better Snow White, Kristen Stewart or Lily Collins. Also see his reaction when he is compared to Leo DiCaprio and Mark Wahlberg.
Joined by the lovely Miss Poland, hip-hop star Flo Rida tells us who he's looking forward to see perform at the awards show. He also gives his opinion of the Kanye Jay-Z collaboration.
Good Charlotte frontman Joel Madden gives us his opinion on why Lady Gaga is so successful. He also recalls the first time he heard the band Nirvana.
Pauly D and Vinny Guadagnino 'Jersey Shore'
Pauly D of Jersey Shore lets us know what it is like to open for Britney Spears on her Femme Fatale Tour, and which of her singles he can't get enough of.
Samantha Giancola 'Jersey Shore'
Samantha Giancola gives us her prediction on who will give a best performance of the night and what we can expect from the remainder of this season's Jersey Shore.
Ronnie Magro 'Jersey Shore'
From the red carpet of the MTV Video Music Awards, Jersey Shore's Ronnie Magro raves about performer Lil Wayne and explains why Season 4 of Shore is more volatile than ever.
Rebecca Black dishes on what Katy Perry is really like behind the scenes, and recalls which VMA legend's album was her very first music purchase.
Destinee & Paris
Sister act Destinee & Paris call Britney Spears "One of our generation's best entertainers." The duo has recently been tapped to open for Spears on the European leg of her Femme Fatale tour, along with Joe Jonas.
MTV VMAs: Celebrating Britney Spears
In honor of Britney Spears' Tribute at the 2011 VMAs, Victoria Justice, Rebecca Black, Samantha Giancola, Destinee & Paris and choreographer Brian Friedman all sound off on what makes Spears so iconic.
Adam Levine Vs. MTV
We asked Joel Madden, Foster the People and other musicians walking the red carpet what they think about Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine's tweet calling MTV for not caring about music.
MTV VMAs 2011
All the behind-the-scenes action on the MTV Video Music Awards red carept at Los Angeles' Nokia Theater. See Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, Katy Perry, Paul Rudd and more mixing, mingling and striking a pose before the Aug. 28th show.
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