Posts tagged "MTV Video Music Awards"

Taylor Swift Left Spotify Due To A Major Paycheck Snub: Morning Mix

Did You Hear?

:: Taylor Swift recently gave a politically-correct answer explaining why she removed her albums from Spotify, but now the real information has come forward. According to her label, the singer only earned an approximate $500K — much less than the yearly $6 million that artists of her high ranking usually make.

By: Bianca Gracie / November 14, 2014

2014 MTV Video Music Awards: 8.3 Million Viewers, Down 18% From Last Year

Perhaps the BeyMAs weren’t enough of a selling point, or perhaps there weren’t enough enticing acts hitting the stage, or perhaps the state of pop music is pretty tepid at the moment: According to Nielsen, the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards averaged 8.3 million viewers for the night, down 18% from the Miley-tastic 2013 show.

By: Bradley Stern / August 26, 2014

MTV Video Music Awards 2014: Review Revue

With the dust now settling on the 31st MTV Video Music Awards, various sites have been dissecting the night’s performances and the overall spectacle in general. For instance, Beyonce‘s eye-popping finale, not to mention her touching on-stage moment with husband Jay Z and daughter Blue Ivy while accepting the Video Vanguard Award, seemed to have…

By: Robbie Daw / August 25, 2014

2014 MTV Video Music Awards: Recapping The Madness

I can’t stop crying. We did it, kids…we made it through another year of the MTV Video Music Awards!

The show kicked off with a bang (sort of!), as pint-sized pop tart Ariana Grande crash-landed onto the stage to merrily skip around for a rendition of “Break Free.” Cute! Then came a second…

By: Bradley Stern / August 24, 2014

MTV VMAs 2014: The Complete List Of Winners

Thirty years ago, in 1984, the very first MTV Video Music Awards was held at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Actor/Blues Brother Dan Aykroyd and actress-singer Bette Midler co-hosted, Madonna gave her infamous “writhing around in a wedding dress” performance of “Like A Virgin,” The Cars won Video Of The Year for “You…

By: Robbie Daw / August 24, 2014

MTV VMAs 2014: Watch All The Performances

The MTV Video Music Awards — always the bastion of big, glossy pop performances! The 2014 installment was no exception, as Charli XCX and Fifth Harmony got the night warmed up during the pre-show, before Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj and Jessie J kicked the official VMAs show off with a “Bang Bang.”

Head…

By: Robbie Daw / August 24, 2014

MTV VMAs 2014: Katy Perry And Riff Raff Pay Tribute To Justin And Britney

Well played, Katy Perry. The pop queen felt a little slighted that “Roar” didn’t snag any major nominations (despite being watched billions of times) but she still made sure all eyes were on her at the 2014 MTV VMAs red carpet tonight (August 24). Which was no easy feat given the sea of attention-hungry divas

By: Mike Wass / August 24, 2014

MTV VMAs 2014: Nicki Minaj Stuns In A Leopard-Print Dress

Nicki Minaj really did it on ‘em at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards red carpet in Los Angeles tonight (August 24). The 31-year-old stunned in a sexy and sophisticated leopard-print dress that reminded us how drop dead gorgeous she is when she’s not rocking a tiny thong and seemingly reenacting scenes from The Human

By: Mike Wass / August 24, 2014

MTV VMAs 2014: Ariana Grande Is A Leather-Clad Lolita

Remember that scene in Grease where Sandy transforms into a cigarette-smoking, stiletto-toting bad girl? Well, Ariana Grande pulled off a similar remarkable image overhaul on the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards red carpet with her sexy leather dress. She even rocked thigh-high stripper boots but somehow managed to keep that annoying pre-teen ponytail. Creepy.

By: Mike Wass / August 24, 2014

MTV VMAs 2014: Kesha’s Rainbow-Colored Hair Steals The Show

Kesha was the first big name to appear on the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards red carpet and she made quite an entrance with her Instagram-enchanting, rainbow-colored locks. The comeback queen already indicated on Twitter that she was opting for old Hollywood glamour and her long, beaded gown did not disappoint.

The 27-year-old…

By: Mike Wass / August 24, 2014

MTV VMAs 2014: Watch Every Video Of The Year Award Winner From The Past Decade In 2 Minutes

At this Sunday’s (August 24) MTV Video Music Awards, Pharrell will be the one male facing off against female pop forces Beyonce, Miley Cyrus, Iggy Azalea and Sia in the Video Of The Year category. And of course we all know those names today, but who remembers that Panic! At The Disco once waltzed away…

By: Robbie Daw / August 22, 2014

MTV VMAs: Does Nicki Minaj, Miley Cyrus & Katy Perry Sitting Next To Each Other Spell Drama?

According to sneak-peek video footage E! grabbed of the seating arrangements at this Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards, Miley Cyrus will be perched right between Nicki Minaj and Katy Perry. That should prove to be interesting for all involved, considering Nicki appeared to be irked when Miley co-opted her racy “Anaconda” single art earlier this

By: Robbie Daw / August 22, 2014

Ibrawlator: Who Got Snubbed The Most By The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards?

It’s that time of year again! A time to celebrate the year’s best videos at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, yes — but also a time to yell and scream at the sheer snubbery of it all.

Every year, a few beloved clips from our pop acts go ruthlessly unrecognized by the annual…

By: Bradley Stern / August 19, 2014

2014 MTV Video Music Award Nominations: Surprises, Snubs And, Um, Terry Richardson

Mark your calendars: The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards will air on August 24, live from The Forum in Los Angeles. And following the recent announcement of a few performers like Ariana Grande, 5 Seconds Of Summer and Usher, MTV’s annual throwdown is now fully underway with the nominations.

Revealed today were all…

By: Robbie Daw / July 17, 2014

Ibrawlator: Which Video Deserves To Win Big At The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards?

The MTV Video Music Awards: A time of truly iconic performances, frequent live awkwardness and culture-rattling controversy from Madonna to Miley (most of us are still suffering PTSD from hearing the term “twerk”) — and it’s happening all over again next month.

With performances from Ariana Grande, Usher and 5 Seconds Of Summer already…

By: Bradley Stern / July 14, 2014

Usher To Open 2014 MTV Video Music Awards

The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards is beginning to fill up its roster of pop stars who’ll be splashed across the screen. There ceremony goes down on August 24 at The Forum in Los Angeles, and already-announced performers Ariana Grande and 5 Seconds Of Summer will be preceded by show opener Usher, according to Hot

By: Robbie Daw / July 10, 2014

Miley Cyrus Compares Herself To Madonna & Britney Spears, Says Her VMA Performance Made History

Miley Cyrus‘ crotch-tastic performance with Robin Thicke at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards is but a faint memory now that we’ve had a week and a long holiday weekend to scrub it from our brains. But Miley’s here to remind us all that we witnessed history herstory. Speaking to a documentary crew, Cyrus essentially (and…

By: Carl Williott / September 3, 2013

Adam Lambert Defends Miley Cyrus’ 2013 MTV VMA Performance, Tweets “Leave Miley Alone!”

After catching flak from writers and parents everywhere for her racy performance at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, Miley Cyrus has found a few supporters in the pop world. Adam Lambert was the most vocal defender, taking to Twitter to ask “why is everyone spazzing?” He added that she “looked like she was having a ton of…

By: Carl Williott / August 27, 2013

2013 MTV Video Music Awards: 12 Moments That Went Viral — Rihanna’s Shade, Miley’s Butt & The Influence Of Xtina

The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards will go down as one of the most memorable in the event’s rich history. And not just because of the bumper line-up or Justin Timberlake‘s epic 10 minute performance. We were blessed with a bunch of #pitchystrippers — thanks, Kelly Clarkson! — and enough off-stage drama to keep a…

By: Mike Wass / August 26, 2013

Kelly Clarkson Just Destroyed Your Faves With One Lethal Tweet: See The Final Word On The VMAs

How are you guys doing? Did you like the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards? Did your diva of choice make you proud with her performance? Oh, she did? Well that’s great. Wait, do you feel that? That slight drop in temperature? It’s…it’s…yes, it’s from the immense tower of shade that just descended upon your faves, a…

By: Carl Williott / August 26, 2013
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