There was no best-dressed moment, but these are the 2020 VMA looks that caught our attention

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Keke Palmer hosts the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards, broadcast on Sunday, August 30, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/MTV VMAs 2020/Getty Images for MTV)
Keke Palmer hosts the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards, broadcast on Sunday, August 30, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/MTV VMAs 2020/Getty Images for MTV)
  • Due to the ongoing global health crisis, the 2020 MTV Music Video Awards (VMAs) were a socially distanced/virtual affair aired on 30 August.
  • The ceremony was hosted by Keke Palmer as the first black woman to ever host the awards.
  • From arrivals shot at different locations to performances and award acceptances, we take a look at some of the fashion moments that stood out at this year's VMAs.  

These were the looks we figure are worth a mention.

Keke Palmer 

For her hosting and performing duties, her stylist did not miss a beat. We wish fashion credits had been provided for Keke's looks, though. 

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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 30: In this photo illustrati
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - AUGUST 30: Keke Palmer perfor

Lady Gaga  

Collecting awards and performing (after a 7-year hiatus), while adhering to health regulations by pairing a different mask with each look. 

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UNSPECIFIED - AUGUST 2020: Lady Gaga accepts the S
UNSPECIFIED - AUGUST 2020: Lady Gaga accepts the S
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Chloe x Halle 

Styled futuristically by Zerina Akers for their 'Ungodly Hour' performance.  

READ MORE: Beyoncé praised by long-time stylist Zerina Akers, as master of her craft 

Nicole Richie 

Attending as her rapper alter ego, Nikki Fre$h dressed in a Cong Tri gown.

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Bella Hadid 

Styled by iD Creative Director, Carlos Nazario. 

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Miley Cyrus 

Scintillating in Mugler.  

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READ MORE: No bras, no heels, no runways - How the pandemic has changed our relationship with fashion  

Joey King 

The Kissing Booth star served a chef's kiss moment in Versace. 

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Sofia Carson 

There was no red carpet, but Sofia's red Giambattista Valli train more than made up for that. 

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Jaden Smith

A special mention for this boxy colour-blocked knit blazer. 

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All images: MTV VMAs 2020/Getty Images for MTV

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