Why the Hell Is Aerosmith Closing Out the VMAs?

Did you know that the MTV VMAs are happening tonight? You'd be forgiven for failing to notice, as the once-essential awards show has been in…
Andy Cush / August 20, 2018

Former MTV VJ Jesse Camp Reported Missing in California (UPDATE)

Former MTV star, VJ, and musician Jesse Camp is reportedly missing. According to Page Six, Camp’s sister reported he was missing on 7/19 to the Riverside…
Julia Gray, Stereogum / July 24, 2018

Enjoy This Great Moment in Radiohead History from 25 Years Ago Today

Happy Independence Day! How are my fellow Americans celebrating our nation’s escape from tyrannical rule this year? (Assuming you’re not too busy mourning our descent…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / July 4, 2018

MTV Announces Daria Reboot

MTV Studios, the new production arm of MTV, has announced plans to reboot its popular '90s animated series Daria, Variety reports . The new series, entitled "Daria &…
Israel Daramola / June 21, 2018

Yo! MTV Raps Returns With Massive 30th Anniversary Concert Featuring Eric B. and Rakim, Big Daddy Kane, More

Hot off the heels of their troubled TRL reboot last year, MTV looks to be attempting to reclaim the glory of one of their greatest…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 18, 2018

So What Happened With TMZ’s Apparently Erroneous Story About TRL Being Canceled?

Here's something odd that happened yesterday. TMZ reported late in the afternoon that MTV was canceling the rebooted version of TRL, citing an internal memo that…
Jordan Sargent / March 15, 2018

TMZ: TRL Is Getting Canceled Again (UPDATE)

According to TMZ, MTV is already pulling the plug on its rebooted TRL, which launched last October after nine years off the air as part of a wave…
Andy Cush / March 14, 2018

Ben Affleck Apologizes for Allegedly Groping Host Hilarie Burton on TRL

Yesterday, Ben Affleck joined the growing chorus of celebrities condemning disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein, who multiple women have accused of sexual assault and harassment dating back years. "This…
Anna Gaca / October 11, 2017

Taylor Swift Told Jonathan Davis She Was “a Huge Korn Fan,” and Other Wonderful Memories From TRL

Billboard's new oral history of MTV's monolithic music video countdown show Total Request Live (or TRL) in its turn-of-the-millennium golden era is one of the most…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 29, 2017

TRL Would “Love” to Have Trump on the Show

MTV's reboot of music video countdown show Total Request Live kicks off next week. Today, showrunner Albert Lewitinn gave an interview to The Fader that revealed the politically agnostic direction…
Jeremy Gordon / September 28, 2017

Ed Sheeran and Migos to Guest on the TRL Revival’s First Episode

MTV's TRL revival kicks off next Monday. The network has revealed that Migos and Ed Sheeran will be the reboot's first guests. The artists are two of the…
Brian Josephs / September 25, 2017

Ten Years Ago, Kanye West Was At War With MTV

A lot about the music industry has changed since 2007—iTunes has given way to streaming, iPods are museum artifacts, people are fascinated with T-Pain for not singing…
Jordan Sargent / September 11, 2017

MTV Won’t Say How Milo Yiannopoulos Got Into the VMAs

On Sunday night, alt-right personality Milo Yiannopoulos attended the MTV Video Music Awards, sharing multiple selfies from the show. It was ostensibly an unusual venue for Yiannopoulos,…
Anna Gaca / August 29, 2017

Why Was Milo Yiannopoulos at the VMAs?

Among all the celebrities who showed up to this year's VMAs was one especially odious person. For some reason, alt-right troll Milo Yiannopoulos was in attendance…
Anna Gaca / August 28, 2017

MTV Unplugged Is Coming Back This Fall

MTV’s stripped-to-the-acoustics live music series MTV Unplugged is coming back this fall, and rock-pop star Shawn Mendes is making the reboot’s first appearance.
Sadie Bell, Billboard / August 17, 2017
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