The universal language of love was in the air at the 2011 VMAs whether it was about its conception, its present affection, its rejection or even its heartbreak.
The stars and celebrities of the warm night took to this year's "Black Carpet" to give fans a glimpse of the most popular and to die for fashion - stunning doesn't begin to say how they looked.
It's rehearsal and finishing touch time at the 2011 VMAs. Step inside for a glimpse at the performers and the stage setup for this spectacular event.
Before the tribute to Britney on Sunday night, take a look at Britney over the years at different VMA Awards Ceremonies.
Get behind the feel and mood of Bruno Mars as he brings his own particular style of swagger to the 2011 VMAs.