08/23/2013 12:24 pm ET Updated Oct 23, 2013

The Top 10 Worst Video Music Awards Outfits of All Time

Mattie Kahn

MTV's Video Music Awards telecast has been celebrating the finest cinematic feats from its industry's biggest artists since 1984. But despite this purportedly aesthetic bent, the outfits worn by its attendees are not always quite so visually appealing.

So while the network may award metallic "Moonmen" on the basis of musical achievement, we'd rather spotlight a different category of style standouts. Here, we've rounded up the event's most awful ensembles to date. Lady Gaga, your 2010 meat dress didn't even make this list, but we trust you have more for us in store. We'll see you on Sunday.

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