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Did Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' Copy K-Pop Superstars 2NE1?

Last night, as Taylor Swift pulled a classic derail on Nicki Minaj’s very important VMA tweets, Twitter user @chaelinfenty brought up an interesting point: “can we talk about how taylor’s video isn’t original and was copied from a group of four WOC, 2NE1,” she wrote, not a question but a declaration.
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Remember When Lindsay Lohan Was Nominated For a VMA?

The year 2005 was a playground for pop musicians; the internet was not yet mainstreamed to the degree it is now, so album sales had not yet declined, and MTV still aired videos. Yet, by 2005, gossip sites were hitting their stride simultaneously, and Lindsay Lohan was feeling the burn. » 7/21/15 3:45pm 7/21/15 3:45pm

Nicki Minaj's Dancer Describes Being Chomped by a Snake at the VMAs

Genise Ruidiaz, a contortionist and dancer, was slated to perform in Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" routine at the VMAs while holding a live boa constrictor. The snake idea was scrapped before the live show, however, because it BIT RUIDIAZ DURING REHEARSAL WITH ITS BIG SNAKE MOUTH. And then the replacement snake bit a… » 9/02/14 8:10pm 9/02/14 8:10pm

Beyoncé's VMAs Performance, With Her Vocals Isolated

When we put up the isolated vocal track from Taylor Swift's MTV Video Music Awards performance last night, skeptics protested that "you could do that with any performer and it would sound just as bad." In response, here's Beyoncé's full 16-minute, show-ending mini-set, using just the unaltered audio from her… » 8/25/14 1:09pm 8/25/14 1:09pm

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