DJ AM and Travis Barker performed small interludes consisting of remixes of past hits throughout the show, as well as teaming up with Katy Perry, The Ting Tings and Lupe Fiasco to perform their own singles and MTV classics from the past 25 years.
* Katy Perry — "Like a Virgin"/"I Kissed a Girl"
* The Ting Tings — "Shut Up and Let Me Go"
* LL Cool J — "Going Back to Cali"
* Lupe Fiasco — "Superstar" (featuring Matthew Santos)
* Kid Cudi - Day 'N' Nite