The Chant

The VMAs: 2009 vs. 2019

On the left: Kanye West interrupts Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech for Best Female Video at the 2009 Video Music Awards. West received backlash and criticism from various public figures and celebrities for the incident, including Janet Jackson, Katy Perry, current president Donald Trump, as well as the president at the time, Barack Obama. West allegedly apologized in a post on his now-defunct blog, KanyeUniverseCity.com. On the right: Swift performs singles “You Need to Calm Down” and “Lover” from her new album at the 2019 VMAs.

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September 6, 2019

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August 31, 2015

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