Lil Nas X stole the 2021 VMAs with his performances of "Industry Baby" and "Montero (Call Me By Your...

See Every Steamy Pic From Lil Nas X's VMAs Performance Now

The knee pads were necessary.

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After a year full of breakthrough successes, Lil Nas X was one of the most hyped performers at the 2021 MTV VMAs, and he did not disappoint. His performances of “Industry Baby” and “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” were full of eye-popping moments.


Even before hitting the stage, Lil Nas X stunned on the red carpet in a lavender outfit combining elements of a suit and gown.

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