Most Shocking Award Show Moments

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This is a list of the most shocking moments that has ever took presence during award shows. Incidents during any award show whether its music, film or anything is eligible for this list. Vote for the item that shocked you the most. Also feel free to add more items to the list. Thank You.

The Top Ten

1 Kid Rock and Tommy Lee Gets in a Fight (MTV VMAs 2007) Kid Rock and Tommy Lee Gets in a Fight (MTV VMAs 2007)

Kid Rock and Tommy Lee were involved in an altercation during Alicia Keys's performance. Lee was sitting with magician Criss Angel when the two went to visit Diddy, who was sitting close to Kid Rock. Kid Rock allegedly punched Tommy Lee in the face. The two were broken up, and both were escorted from the resort. - Joeljohns249

2 Kanye West Interrupts Taylor Swift's Acceptance Speech to Announce that Beyonce Deserved that Award (MTV VMAs 2009) Kanye West Interrupts Taylor Swift's Acceptance Speech to Announce that Beyonce Deserved that Award (MTV VMAs 2009)

That's just rude of him - LightningStrike

Here's what happened; At the 2009 Video Music Awards, country singer Taylor Swift won Best Female video for " You Belong with Me." During her acceptance speech, rapper Kanye West unexpectedly showed up on stage. Taking the microphone from Swift, he announced "Yo Tay, I'm really happy for you, and Imma let you finish, but Beyoncé had one of the best videos of all time". - Joeljohns249

3 Krist Novoselic Throws His Bass Into the Air Only to Fall Off Hitting on His Head Knocking Him Unconscious (MTV VMAs 1992) Krist Novoselic Throws His Bass Into the Air Only to Fall Off Hitting on His Head Knocking Him Unconscious (MTV VMAs 1992)

This happened during Nirvana's performance of "Lithium". Near the end of the song, frustrated that his amp had stopped functioning, bassist Krist Novoselic decided to toss his bass into the air for dramatic effect. The rest is history. - Joeljohns249

4 Vince Neil Assaults GNR Guitarist Izzy Stradlin (MTV VMAs 1989) Vince Neil Assaults GNR Guitarist Izzy Stradlin (MTV VMAs 1989)

After performing with Tom Petty, Guns N' Roses guitarist Izzy Stradlin was assaulted by Mötley Crüe lead singer Vince Neil, leading to a verbal battle between Neil and Guns N' Roses lead singer Axl Rose. - Joeljohns249

5 Lady Gaga Wore a Dress Made of Raw Beef (MTV VMAs 2010) Lady Gaga Wore a Dress Made of Raw Beef (MTV VMAs 2010)

BLECH! Really? - LightningStrike

6 Katy Perry Falls Down Four Times During Her Performance (2008 MTV Latin America Awards) Katy Perry Falls Down Four Times During Her Performance (2008 MTV Latin America Awards)

During her performance of "I kissed a girl", Perry jumped atop a giant cake. That part was on purpose, but it’s hard to imagine the rest was. She and the floor were both so covered with icing, she fell not once, but four times before crawling away. - Joeljohns249

7 Kurt Cobain Mistakenly Spits on Elton John's Piano Thinking It Was Axl Rose's (MTV VMAs 1992) Kurt Cobain Mistakenly Spits on Elton John's Piano Thinking It Was Axl Rose's (MTV VMAs 1992)

Here's what happened; Backstage before the show, Guns N' Roses vocalist Axl Rose challenged Cobain to a fight. So moments before Guns N' Roses's "November Rain" performance, Cobain spat on the keys of what he thought was Axl's piano. It was actually Elton John's. Cobain later revealed that he was shocked to see Elton John play on the piano he had spat on. - Joeljohns249

8 Liam Gallagher Flips Off His Brother and Spits Beer All Over the Stage (Brit Awards 2010) Liam Gallagher Flips Off His Brother and Spits Beer All Over the Stage (Brit Awards 2010)

During Oasis' performance of "Champagne Supernova", lead vocalist Liam Gallagher made rude gestures towards his guitarist & brother Noel as he was playing his guitar solo, then spat beer all over the stage before storming off. - Joeljohns249

9 Ratm Bassist Tim Commerford Climbs on Top of a Stage Prop During Limp Bizkit's Acceptance Speech in Protest (MTV VMAs 2000) Ratm Bassist Tim Commerford Climbs on Top of a Stage Prop During Limp Bizkit's Acceptance Speech in Protest (MTV VMAs 2000)

Here's what happened; Limp Bizkit & Rage Against The Machine were nominated for the award in Best Rock Video. Limp Bizkit won. As vocalist Fred Durst spoke during their acceptance speech, Rage Against the Machine bassist Tim Commerford climbed onto the scaffolding of the set & rocked the prop back & forth. He later said that RATM was robbed of their award. Commerford and his bodyguard were sentenced to a night in jail. RATM vocalist Zack de la Rocha reportedly left the awards after Commerford's stunt. This apparently caused a rift between the members of RATM & soon after the band broke up. - Joeljohns249

10 Russell Brand Trolls the Jonas Brothers for Wearing a Purity Ring (MTV VMAs 2008) Russell Brand Trolls the Jonas Brothers for Wearing a Purity Ring (MTV VMAs 2008)

In case you don't know what a Purity ring is, a Purity ring is wore as a sign of abstinence from sexual relationships mostly by Christians. - Joeljohns249

The Contenders

11 Jarvis Cocker moons Michael Jackson during his performance of Earth Song (1996 BRITs)
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Top Remixes

1. Krist Novoselic Throws His Bass Into the Air Only to Fall Off Hitting on His Head Knocking Him Unconscious (MTV VMAs 1992)
2. Katy Perry Falls Down Four Times During Her Performance (2008 MTV Latin America Awards)
3. Lady Gaga Wore a Dress Made of Raw Beef (MTV VMAs 2010)
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1. Kid Rock and Tommy Lee Gets in a Fight (MTV VMAs 2007)
2. Vince Neil Assaults GNR Guitarist Izzy Stradlin (MTV VMAs 1989)
3. Kanye West Interrupts Taylor Swift's Acceptance Speech to Announce that Beyonce Deserved that Award (MTV VMAs 2009)
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