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Everything old is new again.
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"[We] not only respond to culture but lead it."
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Here's a look at the most outrageous MTV VMA outfits of *ALL TIME* (Kanye West voice).
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 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.
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.
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's award show. But it wasn't always like this. The...
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 anniversary Video Music Awards made crystal clear, it's beca...
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?
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. But the triumph of pregnant teens, Snookis and th...
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 VMAs just announced that Montreal indie pop star G...
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 broadcast. After all, Drake, Rihanna and Chris Brown w...
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 (including 'The Hills: The After Show' and 'The City: Live...
TORONTO - If you've noticed that your cable package looks a lot more American these days, with more brands like HBO, MTV and Fox's FX Canada, you're not alone, and Canadian TV executives are betting t...