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In 2016, a new event album seems to materialize out of nowhere every few weeks, seizing the zeitgeist for a few precious weeks (or days!) until the next one comes… More »


The VMAs were on Sunday night, which means last night is the night the inevitable VMA parodies hit late-night television. Kanye West, of course, took the opportunity to debut his… More »

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Drake added the exclamation point to Rihanna’s four VMAs performances tonight by presenting her with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. While doing so, he also professed his love to… More »

Beyoncé returned to the MTV Video Music Awards tonight to perform a medley of songs from Lemonade, our pick for the best album of 2016’s first half. As you might… More »


Kanye West used his four-minute blank slate at tonight’s MTV Video Music Awards to — what else? — speak his mind, delivering an oratory about violence in Chicago, creative thought… More »

Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj performed together at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, and the artists joined forces again on tonight’s broadcast to perform their Dangerous Woman duet “Side… More »

Rihanna is receiving the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at tonight’s MTV Video Music Awards, and instead of one gigantic 15-minute medley (or, as Kanye West opted for last year,… More »


Hey y’all! We back out here for the 2016 Video Music Awards, the only awards show where the music doesn’t matter at all and it’s all about the moments, baby! More »

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No one remembers Debbie Gibson. Actually, perhaps the opposite is true: Memory is the only way most people experience Gibson anymore, not as an active concern but a blast from… More »

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The 2001 MTV Video Music Awards are perhaps best remembered for one fleeting but iconic moment: when 20-year-old Britney Spears draped a massive albino python over her shoulders on New… More »


Kanye West and the MTV Video Music Awards have a long and tempestuous history together. In 2009, West famously interrupted Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech to tell her that she didn’t… More »

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Remember when Kanye announced that he would be running for president in 2020? He made that bold claim during his Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award acceptance speech at the MTV… More »

The MTV Video Music Awards have been the source of a weirdly huge amount of controversy. All of the Kanye West/Taylor Swift drama that’s been in the news recently began… More »


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What does DJ Khaled do, exactly? … More »

Let us begin by appreciating — if not in the “Yay!” sense, at least the “Wow!” sense — that the Disney Channel cash cow behind “Party In The U.S.A.” closed… More »