This isn't the first time Madonna has kissed one of her female peers at the VMAs. Fans of the music icon will remember in 2013 when she locked lips with both Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera during a performance of her classic song, "Like a Virgin."
Madonna also made headlines at this year's VMAs, but not for the reason she probably hoped. After heading up a tribute to the late Aretha Franklin, who died last week at age 76, the Twitterverse slammed the singer for making the moment all about herself.
Here's a look at the other shady moments that have everyone talking: