Posts tagged "vmas"

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’

MTV VMAs 2015: The Best (and Worst) Moments More than any other…
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. VISION. North.
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

MTV VMAs 2015 Performers: The Weeknd, Macklemore, Demi Lovato, and More

Update: Justin Bieber will also take the VMAs stage this Sunday night to perform his new single, “What Do You Mean,” live for the first…
Brennan Carley / August 25, 2015

Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift Exchange Heated Tweets Following VMA Nominations

The Taylor Swift Bump: Who's Gotten a Helping Hand From Pop's Biggest Name?
James Grebey / July 21, 2015

Forget Rihanna — the Best Video With a Social Message Wasn’t Nominated for a VMA

Every year when the MTV VMA nominations happen, several predictable things occur. Chuckleheads on social media make the same, super-original joke about MTV still playing music,…
James Grebey / July 21, 2015

Why Did MTV Nominate a Two-Year-Old Arctic Monkeys Video for a 2015 VMA?

Update: Vance Joy’s “Riptide” video, which earned him an “Artist to Watch” VMA nomination, is also two years old. Actually, it’s more than two years old,…
Rachel Brodsky / July 21, 2015

The 2014 MTV VMAs: Everything You Need to Know

On Sunday night, MTV will take a break from its regularly scheduled programming about teen moms and awkward virgins to return to its original mission:…
Brennan Carley / August 22, 2014

Brooklyn Bodega Peddles Milk, Smokes, and VMA Red Carpet

Have $5,000 in disposable income? Great. Want to own a discarded, undoubtedly soiled piece of MTV Video Music Awards non-history? Even better. Today is your…
Dan Reilly / August 27, 2013

MTV VMA Ratings Rebound Amid Miley Cyrus’ Twerkfest

Last year, MTV received a bit of an, ahem, reality check when its biggest annual night of music programming took a nosedive in the ratings…
Chris Martins / August 26, 2013

Miley’s Nude Bikini, Timberlake’s Fedora Faux-Pas, and Other VMA 2013 Style Infractions

The image of Miley Cyrus’ stripper shimmy at last night’s MTV Video Music Awards will be forever burned into the minds of millions. (And don’t…
Julianne Escobedo Shepherd / August 26, 2013
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