Vote For All Of Your Favorites Now In Our Ultimate VMA Showdown!

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Get ready. Get set. VOTE!

As we gear up for the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, we’re looking back at all of the awesome VMA moments that remind us why this is the most exciting time of year, and we’re asking you to help us single out the best of the best.

You simply won’t see Britney Spears dancing with a python, Madonna rolling around in a wedding dress, a blood-soaked Lady Gaga dangling from the ceiling or Eminem rapping to hoards of imitators anywhere else. From iconic moments and outstanding music videos to career-defining performances and outrageous outfits, it all goes down at the VMAs.

Now it’s your turn to tell us which moments were the most shocking, which performances rocked the hardest and which videos have withstood the test of time. The polls are now open. You can find links to each category below, so vote now, vote often and spread the word!

>>> Most Iconic VMA Performance

>>> Most Outrageous VMA Moment

>>> Best VMA Pop Performance

>>> Best VMA Hip-Hop Performance

>>> Best VMA Rock Performance

>>> Most Outrageous VMA Outfit

>>> Best Video of the 1980s

>>> Best Video of the 1990s

>>> Best Video of the 2000s

Polls close Wednesday, August 24 at noon! Results will be announced in the lead-up to the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, which air live from Los Angeles on Sunday, August 28 at 9 PM on MTV. Don’t forget to tune in!