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Billboard caught up with the six members walking the red carpet, who shared their hope for a brighter future for the nation.
Antonoff says it would be "absolutely insane not to" support transgender members of the military. In its final moments arrive a dozen-odd versions of Swift standing in front of a black private jet with the name of her new album, "Reputation", scrawled on it.
Also on the star-studded roster of performers is Pink, victor of this year's Video Vanguard Award recognizing her full body of work.
The ceremony saw the mother of Heather Heyer, who was killed protesting against a far-right rally in Charlottesville, launch a charity to promote her legacy.
Bro's presentation won't be the only political element to the VMAs.
The invite is a statement against Donald Trump's transgender ban that he signed last night, declaring that the Department Of Defense is "to stop accepting transgender people who want to enlist in the military".
If ever there was ever a stage where anything goes, its the MTV Video Music Awards.
The video ended with Swift, 27, reviving all the personas of her music career - from gawky, guitar playing 16-year old to poised Grammy victor - and having them call each other out for being fake, pretending to be nice and playing the victim.
Swift appears to mock Kardashian's terrifying Paris robbery in the music video for her new song which she debuted at the MTV VMAs.
The she hits the throne in a striking red dress, before pulling a massive stunt that seems to be aimed at her other rival, Katy Perry.
Where is it: The Forum in Inglewood, California.