“The VMAs don’t give you a stage,” she says in the video. “They give you a story. Some way of taking a fraction of a second and making it live forever. Before you know it – it’s history. Before you know it… it’s Britney b*tch.”
The pop icon has collected 28 nominations and five wins at the VMAs over the years, but it’s her memorable performances that have gone down in pop culture history – from that steamy liplock with Madonna in 2006 to her classic 1999 medley of “Baby One More Time” and “Tearing Up My Heart,” with *NSYNC.