Every Time Kim Kardashian Went To The VMAs And Shut It Down

heidi huerta, MTV.com
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While her only musical contribution, “Jam (Turn it Up),” has never been nominated for any Video Music Awards, Kim Kardashian has still managed to make quite the impression on MTV’s VMAs. Whether she turns up with her sisters or all on her own, this selfie queen loves the red carpet.

With her husband, Kanye, set to receive the Video Vanguard Award tonight (Aug. 30) at 9e/6p, I have my fingers crossed Kim will give us another appearance to add to this list. Meanwhile, walk down VMA memory lane with me!

  • Kim At The 2008 VMAs

    LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 03: TV personality Kim Kardashian attends 944 Magazine's official 2008 MTV Video Music Awards Kickoff Party at The Kress on September, 3, 2008 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

    Getty Images/ Jason LaVeris

    For her first appearance at the VMAs, Kim wore a plaid skirt with a yellow top and red heels. No, Kim wasn’t as glam as we now know her to be, but she was still looking flawless.

  • Kim At The 2009 VMAs

    NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 13: Kim Kardashian (C) and Jonathan Cheban (L) attend a post MTV Video Music Awards dinner at The Waverly Inn on September 13, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by John Parra/WireImage)

    Getty Images/John Parra

    Heading to the VMA afterparty, Kim dressed to the nines, highlighting her stunning shape in a shimmering gold dress. She definitely gave us Marilyn Monroe feels.

  • Kim At The 2010 VMAs

    While she wasn’t physically at the 2010 show, Kim did appear via video to introduce a performance by the hottest new pop sensation at the time: Justin Bieber.

    “Apparently, in the eyes of the law, my admiration for Justin is inappropriate, and a little creepy,” Kim said in her introduction. “But luckily, MTV understands, and they’re letting me introduce Justin from 51 feet away, which puts me backstage, next to his dressing room, where I’ll be waiting.”

  • Kim At The 2011 VMAs

    LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 28: Kim Kardashian arrives at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on August 28, 2011 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic)

    Getty Images/Gregg DeGuire

    Stunning in a long silver, open-backed dress, Kim clearly was no longer a stranger to the carpet.

  • Kim At The 2012 VMAs

    Kim K. didn’t make it to the awards show but she did feature in a VMA promo alongside her now-hubby, Kanye West, and former VMA host, Kevin Hart.

  • Kim At The 2014 VMAs

    Kim wowed in an open-slit dress and sleek hair when she presented Sam Smith’s performance at the 2014 awards show.