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The VMAs Need to Stop Relying on Their Stars So Much

In 2006, the MTV Video Music Awards were on the brink of absolute disaster. That year's ceremonies, hosted by an expired Jack Black, were brutally…
Andrew Unterberger / August 29, 2016

MTV VMAs 2016: Rihanna to Receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

MTV has announced that pop/R&B sensation Rihanna will be the recipient of this year's Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2016 MTV Video Music…
Rachel Brodsky / August 11, 2016

The 2016 MTV VMAs Will Be Held at Madison Square Garden in New York City

MTV announced today that its annual Video Music Awards will return to New York City this year, airing live on Sunday, August 28 from Madison…
Rachel Brodsky / April 21, 2016

VMA Ratings Down Half a Million Viewers From Last Year

Despite a saucy choice of host, a surprise presidential announcement and the settling/starting of beefs, ratings for the 2105 MTV Video Music Awards were down from…
James Grebey / August 31, 2015

Kanye West Reportedly Could Be Next Year’s VMAs Host

Apparently MTV was so enamored with Kanye West's 12-minute Video Vanguard Award acceptance speech/2020 presidential bid at last night's VMAs that they're reportedly considering offering…
Rachel Brodsky / August 31, 2015

Listen to the Clicks, Bro: The Year the MTV VMAs Cannibalized Itself

No moment could have summed up the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards better than Taylor Swift handing a lifetime achievement award to Kanye West. It…
Andrew Unterberger / August 31, 2015

Breaking: Nicki Minaj and Miley Cyrus’ VMAs Spat Was Real

Nicki Minaj might have smoothed over her beef with Taylor Swift at last night's VMAs, but not so with the show's host, Miley Cyrus. After…
Rachel Brodsky / August 31, 2015

Chance the Rapper Calls Out VMA Host Miley Cyrus for Saying ‘Mammy’

The VMAs last night certainly were, um, something, and Chance the Rapper had some qualms with Miley Cyrus' wackadoodle hosting. Specifically, the Chicago…
James Grebey / August 31, 2015

MTV VMAs 2015: The Best (and Worst) Moments

More than any other such program that people actually pay attention to, the MTV Video Music Awards have come to operate on the principle that…
SPIN Staff / August 31, 2015

Kanye West Announces He’s Running for President in 2020

Update: Video of Kanye West's lengthy speech has surfaced (via Vulture). SPIN will update this post with official video when and if it become available.  BEAUTY. TRUTH.
Harley Brown / August 30, 2015

The Weeknd Wilds Out on ‘Can’t Feel My Face,’ Gets Kanye to Dance at MTV VMAs

The Weeknd celebrated the release of his second studio LP, Beauty Behind the Madness, with a literally and figuratively fiery performance of "Can't Feel My Face"
Harley Brown / August 30, 2015

Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj Make Amends in VMAs Song Medley

Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj have taken their Twitter reconciliation IRL with a joint performance at the MTV VMAs of the former's "Bad Blood" (get…
Harley Brown / August 30, 2015

Taylor Swift Goes On a Safari in ‘Wildest Dreams’ Video at MTV VMAs

Taylor Swift takes it to the great outdoors in the video for "Wildest Dreams," which she premiered at MTV's Video Music Awards on Sunday night.
Harley Brown / August 30, 2015

MTV VMAs 2015: Everything You Need to Know

The MTV Video Music Awards are this weekend, and if you're reading this, chances are you've got a few questions about them. Questions like: When…
James Grebey / August 28, 2015

Miley Cyrus on the 2013 VMAs: Robin Thicke ‘Wanted Me As Naked As Possible’

Miley Cyrus is set to make her return to the MTV VMAs stage — this time as the host, and not as one-half of the…
James Grebey / August 27, 2015
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