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The Wilting Of Iggy Azalea

Believe it or not, the equivalent of a full presidential term has passed since Iggy Azalea ruled summer 2014. Back then, it was hard to…
Chris DeVille | August 9, 2018 - 12:53 pm

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On Record And On Stage, Kendrick Lamar Is Taking No Prisoners

The first time I saw Kendrick Lamar in concert, he seemed so small. This was five years ago, when he was opening for Drake at…
Chris DeVille | August 24, 2017 - 4:58 pm

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Fall Pop Preview: Does 2016 Have Any Blockbusters Left In It?

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!)…
Chris DeVille | September 1, 2016 - 3:26 pm

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2018 VMAs Ratings Hit An All-Time Low

The ratings are in, and they're not very good. For the second time in a row, the MTV Video Music Awards had their lowest-rated broadcast…
James Rettig | August 21, 2018 - 5:08 pm

Madonna Defends Aretha Franklin Tribute After Backlash

Madonna is defending herself after inciting backlash over her remarks about the late Aretha Franklin at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards.
Evan Real / The Hollywood Reporter | August 21, 2018 - 1:51 pm

Watch Aerosmith Join Post Malone & 21 Savage At The VMAs

It makes plenty of sense: Post Malone is a dirtbag sing-rapper and self-professed rock star -- his #1 smash "Rockstar" won Song Of The Year…
Chris DeVille | August 20, 2018 - 11:54 pm

Madonna Pays Tribute To Aretha Franklin At The 2018 VMAs

Aretha Franklin died last week at the age of 76. Tonight at the MTV Video Music Awards, Madonna paid tribute with a long speech about…
Julia Gray | August 20, 2018 - 11:48 pm

Camila Cabello Wins Video Of The Year At The 2018 VMAs

Camila Cabello's "Havana" has won the 2018 MTV Video Music Award for Video Of The Year. The video was directed by Dave Meyers. The award…
James Rettig | August 20, 2018 - 11:32 pm

Watch Travis Scott Perform With James Blake At The 2018 VMAs

With Astroworld, Travis Scott has the #1 album in America for the second straight week, much to Nicki Minaj's chagrin. Despite the chart triumph, he…
Chris DeVille | August 20, 2018 - 11:05 pm

Watch Ariana Grande’s Last Supper-Themed “God Is A Woman” Performance At The VMAs

Ariana Grande, the face of pop-culture in 2018, performed tonight at the MTV Video Music Awards. This performance follows a busy few months for Grande.
Julia Gray | August 20, 2018 - 10:47 pm

Watch Jennifer Lopez Perform & Accept The Video Vanguard Award At The 2018 VMAs

Is Jennifer Lopez an iconic music video artist? The answer is almost certainly no, unless by "iconic music video artist" you mean "artist whose music…
Chris DeVille | August 20, 2018 - 10:26 pm

Watch Nicki Minaj Perform Queen Medley From The Oculus At The 2018 VMAs

Earlier this month, Nicki Minaj released her new album, Queen, and on Monday night's MTV Video Music Awards, the rapper appeared during the telecast to…
James Rettig | August 20, 2018 - 10:21 pm

Jennifer Lopez Is This Year’s VMA Vanguard Award Winner

The Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award is like the MTV Video Music Awards' version of a lifetime achievement award. This year, it's going to Jennifer…
Julia Gray | July 31, 2018 - 2:04 pm

2017 VMAs Were Lowest Rated Ever

Maybe the Weeknd had the right idea when he decided not to show up. The Washington Post reports that this year's MTV Video Music Awards,…
Peter Helman | August 29, 2017 - 6:50 pm

MTV Won’t Say How Milo Yiannopoulos Got Into The VMAs

On Sunday night, alt-right personality Milo Yiannopoulos attended the MTV Video Music Awards, sharing multiple selfies from the show. It was ostensibly an unusual venue…
Anna Gaca / Spin | August 29, 2017 - 6:06 pm

The Weeknd Didn’t Show Up To The VMAs Because He Didn’t Feel Like It

The Weeknd was supposed to perform at the MTV Video Music Awards last night, where he was also up for four awards. The telecast ended…
Peter Helman | August 28, 2017 - 7:06 pm

VMAs: Watch Fifth Harmony Diss Camila Cabello By Throwing Fifth Member Offstage

If you were looking for grand, dramatic statements of enmity on TV last night, you were probably watching the Game Of Thrones finale. But if…
Tom Breihan | August 28, 2017 - 9:11 am
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