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MTV Video Music Awards
Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020
Lady Gaga cleaned house at the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards, while The Weeknd took home the top prize — and both pop stars sent important messages to viewers about the current state of the world: "Wear a mask" and "Justice for Jacob Blake and Breonna Taylor."
Gaga won five honors Sunday,...
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018
It may have been a lousy night for Madonna at the MTV Video Music Awards, but the event offered some glimmers of hope for the network.
The Nielsen company estimated that 5.23 million watched Monday’s annual tribute to what’s current in popular music across several Viacom-owned networks....
Monday, Jul. 16, 2018
The year of Cardi B continues — this time with 10 MTV Video Music Award nominations.
MTV announced Monday that the white-hot rapper is the most nominated act at this year's show, which returns to New York City's Radio City Music Hall on Aug. 20.
Five of Cardi B's nominations are...
Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017
No longer the event it was when Eminem ruled the charts, the MTV Video Music Awards tallied 5.68 million viewers across 10 different networks on Sunday for a show dominated by Kendrick Lamar’s coronation and the debut of Taylor Swift’s new video.
That’s down from the 6.5 million people...
Monday, Aug. 28, 2017
Kendrick Lamar was the king of the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, winning six awards on a night full of emotional performances, political moments and a new, eye-popping Taylor Swift music video.
Lamar's "Humble" won video of the year, best hip-hop video, direction, cinematography, art...
Monday, Aug. 29, 2016
Beyonce proved once again she is the contemporary rock star, and she used the MTV Video Music Awards stage to showcase her skills and outshine her peers, from Rihanna to Britney Spears.
Beyonce won eight awards, including video of the year, and performed five songs from her visual album "...
Wednesday, Jul. 27, 2016
Beyonce and Adele are the top nominees at the MTV Video Music Awards, where their music videos will compete against Kanye West’s controversial “Famous” for video of the year.
“Famous,” Beyonce’s “Formation” and Adele’s “Hello” will battle Justin Bieber’s “Sorry” and Drake’s “Hotline Bling...
Wednesday, Sep. 2, 2015
MTV boosted the viewership of its annual Video Music Awards, this year hosted by Miley Cyrus, with a little help from its friends.
The Nielsen company said just over 5 million people watched the program on MTV on Sunday night, which would have...
Monday, Aug. 31, 2015
Taylor Swift won video of the year, Miley Cyrus briefly flashed one of her breasts and Kanye West ranted at the MTV Video Music Awards.
After Swift won the top prize for “Bad Blood,” Cyrus was backstage speaking and hiding behind a curtain, but one...
Tuesday, Jul. 21, 2015
Taylor Swift’s star-studded “Bad Blood” music video is paying off: She’s the top nominee at next month’s MTV Video Music Awards.
Swift is nominated for nine moonmen, including video of the year for “Bad Blood,” starring Selena Gomez, Lena Dunham and more of the pop star’s famous friends...