Pop Culture: Madonna Kisses Xtina

Madonna Kisses Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears during MTV Video Music Awards
Now that’s one how you open a show! During the 20th annualMTV Video Music Awards, Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears, dressed as brides, kicked off the show by performing Madonna’s classic “Like a Virgin,” before Madonna rose from atop a wedding cake wearing a modified tuxedo and launched into her song “Hollywood.” What followed was a drag show of sorts with Madonna as the "groom" and Aguilera and Spears as the virginal brides. As if that wasn’t enough gasp-worthy goodness, the performance culminated in a French kiss between Madonna and Spears, and then between Madonna and Aguilera. And just like that, no one could concentrate on the task at hand, awarding VMAs, the rest of the night!

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Miranda Noland,

Miranda Noland is the Senior Photo Editor for Latina.com. She handles all the photo needs for the site and occasionally writes a thing or two. Growing up in a small town in Missouri, she collected (and hoarded) magazines and dreamed of working at one someday. She studied art and design at Drury University and moved to New York City after graduating. She loves being an aunt to her two nephews and has recently moved to be closer to them. She's a pop culture junkie who watches way too much television, and she still hoards magazines.