Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award Will Go to Missy Elliott at 2019 VMAs

RELATED STORIES The MTV Video Music Awards’ “Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award” shall remain named the “Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award” — and the next recipient of the accolade has been announced. Rapper Missy Elliott will be honored with the Video Vanguard Award at the 2019 VMAs, to be held Monday, Aug. 26 at the […]

TVLine Items: FBI Recruits Bones Vet, VMAs Book Taylor Swift and More

Bones vet John Boyd is sticking to what he knows best: The actor, who played FBI Agent James Aubrey on the Fox drama, will recur during Season 2 of FBI as Agent Stuart Scola, our sister site Deadline reports. Boyd’s character is described as a handsome, smart and irreverent fed who has a prior relationship […]

Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande were whispering to each other during at the VMAs and everyone’s dying to know what they said

MTV Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande sat by each other at the MTV Video Music Awards.  During one commercial break, they talked privately into each other’s ears.  Videos and GIFs of the behind-the-scenes moment are circulating online.  Everyone’s dying to know what had them laughing and rolling their eyes. One of the highlights of Monday […]

TVLine Items: Clarkson Is Billboard Awards Host, VMAs to NYC and More

NBC is extending its relationship with Voice coach Kelly Clarkson, tapping the singer to host the 2018 Billboard Music Awards. RELATEDIan Somerhalder to Headline Vampire Novel Adaptation V-Wars for Netflix * The robot-fighting revival BattleBots will return with new episodes on Friday, May 11 at 8 pm on Discovery Channel, and on Wednesday, May 16 at 9 […]

Ratings: Versus Game of Thrones Finale, VMAs Decline for Fourth Straight Year

Simulcast on Sunday across seven total channels — and opposite the mighty Game of Thrones season finale — the MTV Video Music Awards drew 5.4 million total viewers and a 2.6 demo rating, down 17 and 34 percent from last year, marking a fourth straight year of decline. On MTV alone, the gala did 2.7 […]

Ratings: Big Brother, Game Shows Hold Steady vs. NFL, GoT Finale and VMAs

CBS’ Big Brother this Sunday drew 6.35 million total viewers and a 1.8 demo rating, holding steady week-to-week even with preseason NFL football in play on NBC. Leading out of that, Candy Crush (2.3 mil/0.5) matched last week’s prelim numbers, going up against Game of Thrones‘ XL season finale. As always, cable ratings (e.g. Game […]

VMAs: Mom of Charlottesville Victim Heather Heyer Makes Emotional Plea

Susan Bro, mother of Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer, attended the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, presenting the Best Fight Against the System award in honor of her late daughter. Heyer was killed on Aug. 12 when a man drove his car into a crowd of demonstrators who were peacefully protesting a “Unite the Right” march, during […]

MTV VMAs 2017: Taylor Swift Rises, Katy Perry Flops and 19 Other Moments

There were a lot of funny moments during Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards. Unfortunately, none of them were spoken by host Katy Perry. (“A” for effort?) Fortunately, Perry’s painfully laugh-free comedy bits — about such relevant topics as… the Fyre Festival? — were punctuated by the kind of glorious nonsense we’ve come to expect from […]

Pink Performs Medley of Her Biggest Hits at 2017 MTV VMAs — Plus, Watch Inspiring Speech to Her Daughter

Honest show of hands: Who here didn’t realize just how much they loved Pink until her performance at Sunday’s MTV VMAs? Sure, she’s always been around — usually hovering overhead, doing some sort of insane acrobatics — but has she really gotten the cultural respect she’s due? I’d say that handing her the Michael Jackson Video […]

Taylor Swift's 'Look What You Made Me Do' Video Debuts at the VMAs — Watch

The most highly anticipated musical moment during Sunday’s MTV VMAswasn’t one of its 17+ live performances. (Sorry, guys!) No, that honor went to Taylor Swift, who announced on Friday that the music video for her new single “Look What You Made Me Do” would premiere during the big ceremony. Naturally, this sent the Internet into […]