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MTV Video Music Awards

Highlights and Lowlights from the MTV VMAs 2013

For an annual awards show known for its outrageous moments, last night’s telecast of MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn was relatively well-behaved. No girl-on-girl-kisses, no outbursts from Kanye, and Lil Kim thankfully kept her boobs covered—and even Miley Cyrus’ ill-advised attempts at visual obscenity in her medley with Robin Thicke were more awkward and unsightly than they were sexy. This year marked the awards show’s […]


MTV Video Music Awards Recap

This year’s MTV Video Music Awards had the unfortunate luck of coinciding with President Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention, which was broadcast on almost every other network besides MTV. But if you chose to watch the POTUS accept his party’s nomination for the second time, instead of watching the VMA’s, you didn’t miss too much. This year’s VMA’s were remarkably low-key and understated, at least by MTV’s standards—no […]


MTV Unveils Public Beta Test of Artists.MTV

We first heard about this last spring, when MTV first announced at SXSW their intentions to establish a site where artists (both major and independent) could connect directly with their fans. After several months of private beta testing of the site, MTV is now inviting others to get connected. Comparisons to MySpace have already been swirling furiously (perhaps not such a good thing), but from early browsing of the site, […]