The 2012 MTV VMAs are tonight, and as we prepare for another year of unforgettable moments, performances, and red carpet surprises, we're taking a look back at highlights from years past. Since the very first show in 1984, the VMAs have had a wild history. There have been cameos from stars like Gwyneth Paltrow, the Twilight trio, and Jennifer Lopez. And last year, Beyoncé Knowles stole the show by confirming her pregnancy.
Look back at more highlights and make sure to check back tonight for updates from the 2012 event!