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The MTV VMAs Celebrate Camila Cabello And Cardi B, While Madonna Celebrates Madonna

Cabello won the night's two biggest prizes, while Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Lopez and Ariana Grande gave splashy performances. And then there was Madonna, whose Aretha Franklin tribute went sideways.
Nicki Minaj rehearses for the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards. Source: Kevin Mazur

Childish Gambino's "" and The Carters' "" were the most talked-about videos of the last year, at least if the metric you use involves thinkpieces and social-media chatter. But by the time Madonna announced the video of the year winner on Monday night's MTV Video Music Awards, the two had been largely relegated to afterthoughts. Instead, the."

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