Kelly Clarkson, Barack Obama ... Barack Obama, Kelly Clarkson
Now that they've been properly introduced, we can tell you what Kelly Clarkson was doing with this highly-respeced democrat from Illinois.
Turns out Clarkson wasn't the only person to win an MTV Video Music Award, but fail to attend the ceremony. Obama actually won, as well, for Best Spoken Album.
We're not entirely sure why Kelly handed the award over, but we do know her and her band debuted the new song, "Believe" once they were there.