MTV Video Music Awards 2006, Christina Aguilera, Beyonce, Jessica Simpson

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How much can really change in 10 years? We're so glad you asked.

As music lovers know, tonight marks the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards where Hollywood's most recognized faces and voices will descend on New York City's Madison Square Garden for a live, unpredictable show.

But before Kanye West, Britney Spears and Rihanna become the talk of the evening, we just have to take a trip down memory lane. It's time to rewind and throw it back to 2006.

10 years ago on a late August night, Jack Black hosted the annual MTV show from Radio City Music Hall where Shakira and Red Hot Chili Peppers received the most nominations. As for who won the highly coveted Video of the Year, credit has to be given to Panic! at the Disco's "I Write Sins Not Tragedies." It's all coming back to you, right?

Before tonight's show broadcasts live at 9 p.m. on MTV, we're bringing on the nostalgia with some of the most memorable moments from 2006. Boy, have things changed.

MTV Video Music Awards 2006, Dawn, Aubrey ODay, D. Woods, Shannon, Aundrea, Danity Kane

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Danity Kane hit the red carpet as their hit single "Show Stopper" climbed the charts.

MTV Video Music Awards 2006, Petra Nemcova, James Blunt

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"You're Beautiful" singer James Blunt and Petra Nemcova were for sure a couple.

MTV Video Music Awards 2006, Brooke Hogan, Hulk Hogan

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Hogan Knows Best was a huge hit on VH1 allowing Hulk Hogan and Brooke Hogan to score an invite.

MTV Video Music Awards 2006, Christina Aguilera

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Long before becoming a coach on The Voice, Christina Aguilera was just belting our her hit singles including "Hurt."

MTV Video Music Awards 2006, Ice-T, Coco

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Ice-T and Coco were turning heads with their red carpet looks and undeniable chemistry.

MTV Video Music Awards 2006, Black Eyed Peas, Fergie

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Fergie and the Black Eyed Peas accepted Best Hip-Hop Video for "My Humps" together.

MTV Video Music Awards 2006, Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez

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Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony's appearance deserved a "hot couple alert" headline.

MTV Video Music Awards 2006, Shakira

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Shakira was proving that her "Hips Don't Lie" on and off stage.

MTV Video Music Awards 2006, Abigail Breslin

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Abigail Breslin was young, talented and loving every minute of her Little Miss Sunshine fame.

MTV Video Music Awards 2006, The Pussycat Dolls

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Loosen up our "Buttons" babe because the Pussycat Dolls definitely won Best Dance Video.

MTV Video Music Awards 2006, Cast of The Real World: Key West

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The Real World: Key West cast may have been feuding on-screen, but it was drama-free on the red carpet.

MTV Video Music Awards 2006, Beyonce

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Beyoncé was (and is) still the Queen when performing "Ring the Alarm."

MTV Video Music Awards 2006, Whitney Port, Audrina Patridge

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Whitney Port and Audrina Patridge were MTV's biggest reality stars and fans still thought The Hills was real.

MTV Video Music Awards 2006, Justin Timberlake, Timbaland

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Justin Timberlake and Timbaland had the hottest collaboration with their performance of "My Love" and "Sexyback."

MTV Video Music Awards 2006, Jessica Simpson

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Jessica Simpson's divorce from Nick Lachey was finalized, but some were still asking: "Is this chicken or is this fish?"

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