On Monday, pop stars, rappers, icons, and, TBH, a few "singers" we've never heard of took over New York City in honor of the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards. From Cardi B's post-baby comeback to J. Lo's Video Vanguard-worthy ensemble, there were plenty of must-see looks. But, given the VMA's wild reputation, not all of them could be classified as chic. Click through for the good, the bad, and the downright weird red carpet moments.

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