Posts tagged "mtv"

MTV EMAs 2014 Winners List: One Direction, Katy Perry, and Ariana Grande Clean Up

At last night's MTV Europe Music Awards, One Direction took home three trophies while Ariana Grande, 5 Seconds of Summer, and Katy Perry trailed…
By: Brennan Carley / November 10, 2014

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:…
By: Brennan Carley / August 22, 2014

Guy Fakes Way Into Every Major Festival, Makes Awesome Movie About It

How does someone sneak into every major festival, join Mumford & Sons on tour as their personal photographer, and get his documentary aired on MTV?
By: Colin Stutz / August 15, 2014

Kanye West Will Tie Madonna for Most MTV VMAs Performances of ALL TIME

Fun things always seem to happen when Kanye West drops by the MTV Video Music Awards. Whether he's storming the stage to interrupt…
By: Dan Reilly / August 5, 2013

MTV Returns to Music Videos … for 12 Hours

On July 4, fans of music will once again have a reason to tune into MTV. In honor of the holiday, the Viacom stations that…
By: Chris Martins / June 12, 2013

MTV Kills ‘Headbangers Ball,’ Host Says Network Neglects Rock [UPDATED]

Twenty-five years after it was founded, MTV's once flagship heavy metal show Headbangers Ball is apparently being terminated, according to host Jose Mangin. In a…
By: Chris Martins / September 13, 2012

MTV’s ‘House of Style’ Returns in Blaze of Hairspray

With '90s nostalgia in full swing it's no wonder MTV's bringing back its iconic fashion news show, House of Style — what's more emblematic of…
By: Julianne Escobedo Shepherd / July 24, 2012

See Johnny Depp Complete Transformation Into Keith Richards at MTV Movie Awards

Last night's installment of MTV's Movie Awards was the network's 11th, though it surely felt like the 55th Annual Twilight Awards. In truth, The Hunger…
By: Devon Maloney / June 4, 2012

MTV Defers to President Obama, Moves VMAs Up an Hour

The MTV Video Music Awards have always been far more about the spectacle of ceremony than the awards. As SPIN editor Steve Kandell ha…
By: Devon Maloney / May 17, 2012

MTV Revives Avant-Garde 1985 ‘ArtBreaks’ Series

On April 2, thousands of 16 and Pregnant loyals will emit a collective "WTF?" — that is, unless they were also watching MTV 27 year…
By: Devon Maloney / March 30, 2012

MTV and Vevo Kiss and Make Up: Welcome Back, Lady Gaga!

MTV has spent the past few years trying to remind us they're no longer "Music Television," a campaign that was aided by the…
By: Devon Maloney / March 6, 2012

Timewarp! See an Awesomely Awkward 1994 Thurston Moore and Beck MTV Interview

Buzzfeed recently dug up a grainy 1994 segment ofMTV's 120 Minutes featuring guest host Thurston Moore interviewing an extremely awkward and baby-faced Beck…
By: David Marchese / January 4, 2012

MTV Plans to Play More Music, Sort Of

MTV just took a tiny bite out of the old punch line about how the network formerly known as "Music" television doesn't even play music…
By: Marc Hogan / November 18, 2011

Robyn Headlined MTV’s (Mostly Pointless) O Awards

At last year's MTV Video Music Awards, Robyn was left serenading the live audience during commercial breaks — a thankless role filled thi…
By: Marc Hogan / November 1, 2011

MTV’s VMAs: The Best and Worst Moments

To their credit, I suppose, MTV doesn't pretend that Video Music Awards themselves are worth much more than the pewter they're molded from. The show…
By: Steve Kandell / August 29, 2011

Katy Perry Wins Big, Beyonce Shines at VMAs

Girls run the world, Beyoncé declares in her recent hit, and in a sense, female stars certainly dominated last night's MTV Video Music Awards i…
By: Marc Hogan / August 29, 2011

Best of Berlin: U2, Jay-Z, Beyonce

Thursday, MTV's European Music Awards took place in Berlin, Germany, 20 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall. U2, Jay-Z, Katy Perry, Shakira, and…
By: Charly Wilder / November 6, 2009

WATCH: Paramore Play 5 Songs Acoustic!

The biggest surprise on Paramore's new album, brand new eyes, is the acoustic ballads, showing singer Hayley Williams and Co. at their most emotional and…
By: William Goodman / September 28, 2009

Kanye West Apologizes for Upstaging Taylor Swift

After jumping onstage during Taylor Swift's acceptance speech at tonight's MTV Video Music Awards and loudly proclaiming that Beyonce deserved the award, Kanye West say…
By: Peter Gaston / September 14, 2009

Blog Recap: MTV’s VMA Awards Show

SPIN's Steve Kandell live-blogged the best and worst of VMA night. Check out a recap of his live commentary below, plus loads of reader comment…
By: Steve Kandell / September 14, 2009
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