Remember Miley Cyrus' outrageously twerk-tastic performance at last year's MTV VMAs? This year, it's Cyrus who gets to squirm at MTV's annual musical bacchanalia.

Taylor Swift performed at Sunday's awards show with a frenetic rendition of "Shake It Off," backed by a bevy of suit-clad backup dancers:

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Miley's reaction? She looked like a deer in the headlights: 

The delicious irony? Miley, that was you last year. 

Time is a flat circle, Miley.