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15 reasons the 2000 VMAs were a perfect moment in time

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With just a week to go until MTV’s 2015 Video Music Awards, there’s no better way to celebrate than by worrying about Y2k, breaking out the trucker hats, and turning back the clock to the year 2000. The 17th annual VMAs brought millennium favorites Britney Spears, her then-boyfriend Justin Timberlake, Aaliyah, Blink-182, and Destiny’s Child to New York City’s Radio City Music Hall.

Ahead, the 15 moments that made the show unforgettable.

 

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