Britney Spears VMAs Big Winner

britney spears wins three vmas

Britney Spears redeemed herself  after last years' disastrous MTV Video Awards performance by taking home three VMAs Sunday night - her first ever.

Escorted from her dressing room after a skit with Superbad's Jonah Hill, a nervous Britney took center stage at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles and announced, "I'm here tonight to celebrate a very important birthday. This is the 25th Video Music Awards – and it starts right now."

After opening the show, Britney nabbed the first award of the evening for Best Female Video for her song Piece of Me, which also won Best Pop Video and Video of the Year. (View "Piece of Me" video)

Britney looked amazing and we're glad to see the pop princess back in top form.

View more photos of Britney at the VMAs and her opening video below.

View complete list of winners.

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