Gaga won five honors Sunday, most of them for her No. 1 hit with Ariana Grande, Rain on Me, which the pop stars performed live for the first time. The Weeknd, the first performer of the night, paid tribute to Jacob Blake and Breonna Taylor — two Black people who were shot by police officers — after winning video of the year and best R&B for Blinding Lights.
This year’s ceremony will be held at New York City’s Barclays Center on Saturday, Aug. 30, and promises “epic performances from various iconic locations” in all five boroughs — Brooklyn, The Bronx, Staten Island, Queens and Manhattan. “The 2020 MTV VMAs will be the first Barclays Center event since the COVID-19 pandemic reached New York,” said Oliver Weisberg, CEO of Barclays Center and the Brooklyn Nets.
Get ready to roar with Katy Perry at the MTV Video Music Awards: The pop star is hosting the show next month. MTV announced Thursday that Perry will host the Aug. 27 event at the Forum in Inglewood, California. Perry is nominated for five Moonmen, including best pop video for “Chained to the Rhythm.” Perry […]
The 22-year-old wild child flashed one of her breasts, wore outfits that showed most of her skin and traded words with Nicki Minaj. She closed the Sunday show with a performance of a new song about marijuana.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Miley Cyrus is twerking back to the MTV Video Music Awards as the show’s host. The 25-year-old singer-actress revealed on her social media accounts Monday that she’s helming the Aug. 30 ceremony. Cyrus announced the gig by posting a photo of herself in an alien costume with sandwich boards that read […]
After the Parents Television Council urged MTV to avoid a repeat of last year’s twerk-heavy Miley Cyrus performance at this year’s Video Music Awards, the family-values watchdog group seemed mostly pleased with Sunday night’s less explicit content. But the PTC did express concerns about the way women were portrayed during the show and the inconsistency of featuring positive messages mixed with scantily clad dancers.
In a letter from PTC president Tim Winter to Janet Borelli, SVP standards and practices at MTV Networks/Viacom Media Networks, and copied to the TV Parental Guidelines Monitoring Board, the watchdog group urges the network to avoid a repeat of last year’s “sexually charged and otherwise inappropriate content” that included a performance by Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke.
NEW YORK (AP) — It may not be a good thing for her, but Miley Cyrus had the most memorable moment at the MTV Video Music Awards. The provocative pop singer was the hot topic at Sunday night’s show: Cyrus eclipsed Lady Gaga’s opening performance of her new single, Katy Perry’s closing rendition of her […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Kevin Hart isn’t just the host of next month’s MTV Video Music Awards, he’s also part of Hollywood’s hottest new couple. The comedian stars alongside Kim Kardashian and Kanye West in a video posted Wednesday on MTV’s website. Hart tells the pair he’s hosting the VMA show and that paparazzi are […]
NEW YORK (AP) — MTV has set the dates for next year’s MTV Movie and Video Music Awards. The MTV Movie Awards will air live from Los Angeles on June 3. After an August date in Los Angeles this year, the VMAs will move to Sept. 9. A host city hasn’t been announced. The show […]