The Definitive Ranking of Taylor Swift's Dance Moves at the 2014 MTV VMAs

As usual, the "Shake It Off" singer held nothing back while watching the likes of Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj performed

By Jenna Mullins Aug 25, 2014 9:44 PMTags

Taylor Swift came.

Taylor Swift performed. 

Taylor Swift danced.

At the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, Swifty did what she always does when attending award shows: She moved to the music like no one was watching. But we were watching. And now we are ranking her dance moves, because our love for her grows with each awkwardly endearing shake of her hips:

12. The Stretching Out My Neck Muscles, Just Warming Up dance

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11. The Snap and Hail a Cab dance

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10. The Single Ladies Put a Ring on It dance

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9. The On Point Shoulder Game dance

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8. The Point and Oh God Something Is In My Hair Get It Off! dance

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7. The Haters Gonna Hate Hate Hate Hate Hate dance

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6. The Maybe If I Make Myself Shorter I Won't Be In Anyone's Way dance

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5. The I'll Show You Crazy dance

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4. The At Least Next to Lorde I Look Less Awkward dance

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3. The Some of These Gestures Could Be Seen as Inappropriate dance

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2. The Sh-Sh-Shake It Off dance 

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1. The Napoleon Dynamite Happy Hands Club dance

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Thanks again, Taylor, for making these award shows a little less boring. Never stop your move-busting. Now if only you were coming to the Emmys tonight…