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*NSYNC Performance Highlight of MTV VMAs

Photo Credit: MTV(NEW YORK) -- All the rumors this week about an *NSYNC reunion for the MTV Video Music Awards came true on Sunday as the fabulous five just killed it at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

The former boy band kings didn't disappoint as Justin Timberlake received his Michael Jackson Vanguard Award.

Timberlake, 32, was introduced by friend and collaborator Jimmy Fallon, then worked his way from backstage to the main stage, singing a handful of his classic jams like "Cry Me a River."

Then, just as expected, Lance Bass, Joey Fatone, JC Chasez and Chris Kirkpatrick joined him onstage for a quick verse of "Bye Bye Bye."

They pop-and-locked together for a minute while Taylor Swift was seen in the audience absolutely jamming out and Rihanna started singing to herself.

Then JT finished up by singing "Suit & Tie" and "Mirrors."

"In the two decades he's been entertaining us, he's become a legend," Fallon said, giving Timberlake his award. "I'm talking *NSYNC ... I'm talking solo albums. I'm talking hit after hit after hit after hit."

As the crowd chanted his name, Timberlake said, "I don't deserve this award but I'm not going to give it back. I'm taking this home."

In humble fashion he also said he owes his former *NSYNC bandmates for a big chunk of his success.

"Half of the Moon Men that I've ever won I won with those four guys right there," he added. "So, above all else, we can keep this at my house but I'm going share this award with them."

See the full list of winners:


Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award:
Justin Timberlake

Video of the Year:
Justin Timberlake – “Mirrors”

Best Hip-Hop Video:
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton – “Can’t Hold Us”

Best Male Video:
Bruno Mars – “Locked Out of Heaven”

Best Female Video:
Taylor Swift – “I Knew You Were Trouble”

Best Pop Video:
Selena Gomez – “Come and Get It”

Artist to Watch:
Austin Mahone – “What About Love”

Best Collaboration:
P!nk feat. Nate Ruess – “Just Give Me a Reason”

Best Video with a Social Message:
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – “Same Love”

Best Rock Video:
Thirty Seconds to Mars – “Up in the Air”

Best Art Direction:
Janelle Monae feat. Erykah Badu – “Q.U.E.E.N”

Best Song Of the Summer:
One Direction – “Best Song Ever”

Best Choreography:
Bruno Mars – “Treasure”

Best Cinematography:
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton – “Can’t Hold Us”

Best Direction:
Justin Timberlake feat. Jay-Z – “Suit & Tie”

Best Editing:
Justin Timberlake – “Mirrors”

Best Visual Effects:
Capital Cities – “Safe and Sound”

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