How To Stream The 2015 VMAs So You Don’t Miss Out On These Show-Stopping Performances

When it comes to epic live performances and show-stopping theatrics, no one does it better than the MTV Video Music Awards. Seeing all of that musical talent in one room makes me feel like a kid in a candy shop — crazed by all the truly phenomenal goodies that I'm about to digest. And, just like any good award show, it's completely unpredictable, so you never quite know what will happen, especially with this year's VMA host Miley Cyrus leading the charge. So if you're not already planning on tuning in, you may want to seriously think about reassessing your priorities. But if this is less about planning and more about access — as in lack of access to a television set — there are a few ways you can stream the 2015 VMAs online, so that you don't have to miss out on all the fun.

What fun am I referring to, you may ask? Well, for starters, there are the performances themselves. Not only will The Weeknd be showcasing his hit single "I Can't Feel My Face," but other talented artists such as Tori Kelly, Demi Lovato, and Pharrell will also be delivering some powerhouse vocals, guaranteed to get you up off of that couch and dancing around to the beat. So if you want to take part in all of the action, here are your best online options.

MTV's Live Stream

MTV wants you to tune in for all of the excitement just as much as you do, which is why every year they provide their very own VMA live stream, giving an all-access pass to everything that's going on behind the scenes. Sure, it's a little bit different then just watching the show outright, but considering all the extra coverage you get, one could argue it's even better.

The Morning After Approach

Not able to watch the ceremony in real time? No worries! Both MTV.com and Hulu.com usually post the show in its entirety the following morning — or at the very least, clips of the night's biggest moments — so you won't feel completely out of the pop culture loop in front of your friends and coworkers.

Follow Along On Twitter

The VMAs is a huge night for the social media circuit, so if worst comes to worst you could always just follow the VMA hashtag for all the latest coverage right as it happens. It'll feel just like you're watching it live without actually watching it live. It's not ideal, but hey, it's certainly better than nothing. Most importantly, it's what Betty White would want you to do. And if you need a snack during all of that streaming, check out the video below to find out how to make VMAs-inspired cupcakes.

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