The VMAs' Most Surprising Best New Artist Snubs

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The MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist has been around since the first annual VMAs in 1984. However, despite years of practice, voters still frequently go a little crazy and allow a one-hit wonder to sneak away with the trophy that could (and probably should) have been won by the likes of Whitney Houston, Rihanna and Taylor Swift. Hindsight is 20/20, right? But don't worry about these "losers," they went on to much greater things. -- By Carla Thorpe, Yahoo!

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