Miley Cyrus Dedicated Her VMA to Homeless Young People

Instead of accepting her VMA for Video of the Year for the Terry Richardson-directed "Wrecking Ball," Miley Cyrus had a young man named Jesse accept the award for her on behalf of "the 1.6 million runaways and homeless youth in the United States who are starving, lost and scared for their lives right now." » 8/24/14 11:34pm 8/24/14 11:34pm

Watch Iggy Azalea and Rita Ora Slink Their Way Through 'Black Widow'

It seems like Iggy Azalea managed to not offend anyone during her VMAs performance with Rita Ora – and she also managed not to fall. » 8/24/14 11:13pm 8/24/14 11:13pm

Taylor Swift's VMA Performance Was Peak Taylor Swift

Former country star Taylor Swift performed her new, annoyingly catchy single, "Shake It Off." Luckily she kept the twerking at home and instead opted for a gang of tuxedoed male dancers who performed a lot of complicated looking flips. » 8/24/14 10:03pm 8/24/14 10:03pm

Katy Perry and Riff Raff Pull a Britney and Justin in Denim-On-Denim

In a clear homage to Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake's matching denim-on-denim outfit at the 2001 American Music Awards, Katy Perry and Riff Raff showed up fashionably last to the VMAs in their own matching denim-on-denim outfits. » 8/24/14 9:17pm 8/24/14 9:17pm

Parents Television Council Would Like the VMAs to Tone It Down, Thanks

The Parents Television Council is upset that the MTV Video Music Awards are not as wholesome as the Kid's Choice awards. The censorship advocacy group has released a letter to MTV warning them to tone down this year's VMAs and, yes, it is possible that they are confused as to who they're talking to. » 8/18/14 2:20pm 8/18/14 2:20pm

MTV Pretends Lyric Videos Aren't Regular Videos, Gives Them an Award

MTV has done the totally thinkable and added the worst category they possibly could have added to the upcoming Video Music Awards: Best Lyric Video. Right, because what lyric videos needed was more validation that they're a thing that's different from a regular music video. » 8/15/14 2:00pm 8/15/14 2:00pm

Iggy Azalea to Resurrect MTV's House of Style. Meh.

Iggy Azalea is so fancy MTV gave her a dead show. Yay? House of Style will rise from its early aughts grave with the Aussie as its new host next month, dovetailing with the channel’s annual Video Music Awards. » 7/25/14 6:45pm 7/25/14 6:45pm

Watch Miley Explain Exactly What Her 'Movement' Is

Miley Cyrus isn't just a one-woman show: she's a whole movement. That's what she's claiming anyway, according to MTV's documentary about Cyrus entitled Miley: The Movement which aired Tuesday evening and during which the word "movement" was used more than during a beginner's modern dance class. » 10/03/13 10:30am 10/03/13 10:30am

Everything Old Is New as Britney Spears Tells Herself to 'Work Bitch'

Exactly six years ago, life was not great for Britney Spears. She had just performed at the MTV Video Music Awards, an event that usually prompted headlines about the cool and now infamous things she'd done, like dance with a snake or kiss Madonna. But this time, her lackluster performance of her first single in… » 10/02/13 10:50am 10/02/13 10:50am

The Trailer for Miley Cyrus's Documentary Is Giving Us PTSD

In case you didn't know, Miley Cyrus is now a movement and she has an army, according to the title of her forthcoming MTV documentary out October 2nd Miley: The Movement. » 9/19/13 12:00pm 9/19/13 12:00pm

Erykah Badu Has Some Questions For Men About the Role of Women

In today's Tweet Beat, the VMA's were still on everyone's mind. Really, really, on everyone's mind. Also Erykah Badu wondered what men think about women and something about John Lennon. » 8/26/13 7:30pm 8/26/13 7:30pm

Like West Side Story, Only Ear-Piercingly Off-Key

Yet another MTV VMA promo. Russell Brand, Cobra Starship, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry and Ne-Yo try to act like Jets and Sharks. Keep your eyes peeled for Blair Waldorf. [Daily Mail] » 8/27/09 9:40am 8/27/09 9:40am

Britney Spears' 'VMA' Bomb: MTV, America And Britney Herself Are To…

For months, some of us have been defending Britney Spears to friends, neighbors, doormen... anyone who would listen, but even we were starting to question our position especially after the shit-show that was Sunday night's VMA's. Not any more. In today's Salon, writer Rebecca Traister shares our sad fury over the… » 9/12/07 1:30pm 9/12/07 1:30pm

It's More To Love Britney, Bitch!

The Associated Press says that the "consensus is" Britney looked like a beached whale flopping around on a deserted beach at Sunday's VMAs. That is not the consensus, because no one asked us what we thought of her body, but don't worry, we're going to tell you. The woman has had two babies, a stint in rehab, and a… » 9/11/07 9:45am 9/11/07 9:45am