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Beyonce Wins VMAs Video of the Year, Gives Taylor Swift Her Moment

Beyonce Wins VMAs Video of the Year, Gives Taylor Swift Her Moment

Beyonce‘s “Single Ladies” picks up “Video of the Year” at the 2009 MTV VMAs, beating out Britney Spears, Eminem, Kanye West and Lady Gaga.

The 28-year-old singer said, “Thank you. I remember being 17-years-old, up for my first MTV Award with Destiny’s Child and it was one of the most exciting moments in my life. So I’d like Taylor [Swift] to come out and have her moment.” How thoughtful of Beyonce!!!

Taylor finally got her time in the spotlight, saying, “I’d like to thank all the fans on Twitter and MySpace and everyone who came out to my shows this summer. Thank you so much!”

Taylor and Beyonce hugged both before and after Taylor‘s speech.

Earlier in the evening, Kanye West stole Taylor‘s thunder by interrupting her acceptance speech to praise Beyonce.

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# 1

there we go

# 2

that is one of the sweetest things i’ve ever heard. that was really wonderful of beyonce xx =D

# 3

that’s nice of her. But Kanye totally stole her thunder. grrr

# 4

yay.. good job beyonce, Team Taylor!

# 5

beautiful and classy ladies! :-)

# 8

She has alot of class.
as she said she remembered
her first VMAs and i think she knew
how taylor felt and that she would be hurt
if you lost your first moment to a douch!!

# 9
Joe the PLUMBER @ 09/13/2009 at 11:29 pm

TEAM TAYLOR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

awww how nice

KANYE i love your music and everything but come on dude seriously GROW UP AND BE AN ADULT!


That was beyond sweet. Beyonce is a class act.

Teamtaylor&beyonce @ 09/13/2009 at 11:34 pm

YAY Beyonce! I love both her and Taylor, and I think they handled the situation with class and grace, no thanks to Kanye.

I n F a m o u s l y C o o l @ 09/13/2009 at 11:34 pm peoples inside the show are saying the producers kicked kanye and amber out of the show after his case of bitchassness.
single ladies was a huge record/video and it deserved to win (more). beyonce had the best performance of the night (with by far the best vocals, which were live).

@taylorfan: ikr , good beyonce:)

How awesome is Beyonce?! That was very sweet, and Kanye is a jerk!

really nice of beyonce but britney should have won :(

Kayne is stoo-pid @ 09/13/2009 at 11:36 pm

Team Beyonce and TeamTaylor.
Kayne is stoo-pid STUPID and a racist.

I knew someway Beyonce and her dad would not let this happen.It made Beyonce look bad.Ithought they were going to release a press statement and stuff saying Beyonce had nothing to do with Kayne’s rudebehavior.

that’s what im talking about! im gonna love beyonce more! that was generous and super sensitive.

That is really nice. What a lovely moment. Too bad it was necessary at all though. I really can’t believe Kanye West. Poor Taylor! Poor Beyonce! But go girls! They made it right together, and that is what people will hopefully remember most.

jacqueline soares @ 09/13/2009 at 11:39 pm

that was very nice of her RESPECT is everything someone needs 2 teach west some what A ****…..

Beyonce is a DIVA! I will love beyonce even more now. She was really sweet.

i guess Kanye’s sucking to Beyonce didn’t work.

that was very nice of her to do. its too bad that kayne probably doesn’t even *get this*

That was the best move Beyonce could’ve done by doing that. It showed that she had class and is not inconsiderate like Kanye Bigot!

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