Wed, 05 Sep 2012 18:43:08 GMT | By Emma Jones
The Most OMG Moments of the MTV VMAs

2007: Britney Spears' comeback bust

2007: Britney Spears' comeback bust (© Robert Galbraith, Reuters)
  • 2003: Britney and Madonna lock lips, men rejoice (© Win McNamee, Reuters)
  • 2007: Kid Rock and Tommy Lee smackdown (© Steve Marcus; Mike Blake, Reuters)
  • 2007: Britney Spears' comeback bust (© Robert Galbraith, Reuters)
  • 2009: Wild wild West (© Gary Hershorn, Reuters)
  • 2010: Lady Gaga "meats" 50lbs of sirloin (© Mario Anzuoni, Reuters)
  • 2011: Beyoncé has a surprise for us (© Danny Moloshok, Reuters)
  • 2011: Lady Gaga does drag (© Mario Anzuoni, Reuters)
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Spears was in the midst of her well-publicized personal troubles (read: head-shaving and divorce from Kevin Federline) when she performed at the 2007 VMAs in what was supposed to be her glorious comeback to the pop throne. What really ensued was an embarrassing visual of the popstar sleepwalking and lip-synching her way through "Gimme More." At the time, we were all sure her career was as condemned as her ill-fitting blonde weave, but fortunately, what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.