MTV’s annual awards ceremony was watched by 5.68 million viewers.
He was scheduled to perform.
Swift took cues from several iconic visual moments for in new video.
Jackson sported the look the same year she also won the award for Best Choreography In A Video.
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The Bronx rapper will perform her breakout single "Bodak Yellow."
The pop star will also be performing at the awards show on August 27.
Kendrick Lamar is up for eight awards at the August show.