The Biggest WTF Moments of the MTV VMAs

Shanita Hubbard | Posted 09.02.2015 | Canada Music
Shanita Hubbard

I used to watch award shows when a lot of the hype was about which artist won and who performed the best. Some of the most buzz-worthy parts of the show would include an artist doing something pretty impressive. This year's MTV Video Music Awards were a little different. I'm not sure if I saw anything impressive, but I did have at least five moments where I was thinking "WTF?"

Nicki Minaj Doesn't Have Time for Bad Blood With Taylor Swift

Sadiya Ansari | Posted 07.22.2015 | Canada Living
Sadiya Ansari

Nicki Minaj identified an industry preference for what is seen as attractive, acceptable and what should be rewarded. It shouldn't be surprising that black artists feel some type of way when their cultural influence is undeniable but remains unrecognized. It is, however, surprising that the industry that still makes money off the backs of black artists still doesn't take them seriously.

WATCH: MTV's Most Controversial Videos Ever Played

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.22.2014 | Canada Music

The annual MTV VMAs will return once again this Sunday and just like last time, we're curious to see what kinds of controversies will arise this year'...

Miley, Robin And The Double-Edged Danger Of MTV VMA Outrage

Joshua Ostroff | Posted 10.22.2014 | Canada Music
Joshua Ostroff

As the 31st annual MYTV VMAs prepares to get under way on Sunday night, performers might pay mind that aiming for a Miley bump might still net you a Robin bomb. For if last year proved anything it's that manufacturing controversy as a marketing technique is risky because it's impossible to tell what might catch fire and what will simply burn to the ground.

Most Outrageous MTV VMA Moments Ever

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 08.21.2014 | Canada Music

It's no secret what keeps us watching the MTV VMAs given it's been years since the channel stopped airing music videos. As last year's 30th anniversar...

Miley Cyrus, White Feminism, and the Dance of Oppression

Darlena Cunha | Posted 10.30.2013 | Canada Music
Darlena Cunha

This is not about Miley. It's not about back-up dancers. It's not about one entertainment show that happened one night in August 2013. It's about an institutionalized thought process that is subtly reinforced at every given opportunity. And if we stop writing about the institution, aren't we doing society a disservice?

MTV VMAs: Timberlake Wows, Miley Does Opposite

HuffPost Canada Music | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 08.26.2013 | Canada Music

The VMAs, MTV's ever-shocking Video Music Awards turn 30 this year, which is about how old you'd have to be to remember when MTV played music videos. ...

MTV Names Canadian Indie Star Grimes VMA Red Carpet Co-Host

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 08.22.2013 | Canada Music

Looks like Drake won't be the only Canadian who started from the bottom to now be here on the red carpet at this year's MTV Video Music Awards -- the ...

10 Wackiest Music Award Show Moments

Anne Donahue | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Music

Tonight the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards will go down in Los Angeles and it's not hard to predict that something scandalous will happen during the broa...

Jessi Cruickshank: A Peek Inside Her Smartphone (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 04.03.2012 | Canada Style

Jessi Cruickshank's stylish, friendly and she's definitely a gal on the go. The sartorially savvy former co-host of 'The After Show' on MTV (inclu...

Abercrombie & Fitch To The Situation: Stop Wearing Our Clothes

CP | Posted 10.17.2011 | Canada Business

NEW ALBANY, Ohio - A clothing company is offering money to Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and his fellow "Jersey Shore" cast members — so they'll s...