MTV Video Music Awards 2016: Watch The Performances

Carl Williott | August 28, 2016 4:00 pm

Pop’s biggest icons performed at the 2016 MTV VMAs tonight, including Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj, Ariana GrandeBeyoncédoing like half of Lemonade and *four* performances from Video Vanguard honoree Rihanna.

The “Work” star kicked off the show with a quick medley of her past hits, saving the ANTI fare for later in the show. That was followed by Ariana and Nicki’s “Side To Side” exercise, then Future. Watch them all below — we’ll be updating the post throughout the night with all the latest performances from the show so be sure to keep checking back.

Rihanna — Opening Medley

Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj — “Side To Side”

Future — “Fuck Up Some Commas”

Rihanna Medley 2

Nick Jonas & Ty Dolla $ign — “Bacon”

Beyoncé – Lemonade Medley

Britney Spears & G-Eazy — “Make Me”

Rihanna Medley 3

The Chainsmokers & Halsey — “Closer”

Rihanna Closing Medley