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David Guetta graces 2020 MTV EMAs with live rendition of ‘Let’s Love’ [Watch]

David Guetta left the 2020 MTV Europe Music Awards with one more honor than he came with: victor of the “Best Electronic” category. The action, however, wouldn’t end there for Guetta, who outpaced five other esteemed dance entities (Calvin Harris, Kygo, Marshmello, Martin Garrix, and The Chainsmokers), to take home the title. The “future rave” […]

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David Guetta graces 2020 MTV EMAs with live rendition of ‘Let’s Love’ [Watch]

David Guetta left the 2020 MTV Europe Music Awards with one more honor than he came with: victor of the “Best Electronic” category. The action, however, wouldn’t end there for Guetta, who outpaced five other esteemed dance entities (Calvin Harris, Kygo, Marshmello, Martin Garrix, and The Chainsmokers), to take home the title. The “future rave” […]

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A History of Rock the Vote, Which Made Politics Cool For a Skeptical Generation

When the music video ruled the world, it seemed like everything wanted to be one: movies, TV intros, commercials, and eventually voting PSAs. In 1990, a voter-registration campaign called Rock the Vote began sexifying the concept of voting to MTV viewers. The initiative lifted off with the help of two cultural rocket…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Watch performances from The Weeknd, Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, and more at the MTV 2020 VMAs

Not even a pandemic can stop MTV‘s iconic Video Music Awards. The annual event took place on August 30, and featured a powerhouse roster of performances from The Weeknd, Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, BTS, Miley Cyrus, Doja Cat, and more. For an event taking place during such unprecedented times, things ran quite smoothly for the […]

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J Balvin, Roddy Ricch withdraw from VMAs performer list as New York eases self-quarantine policy for attending artists

J Balvin and Roddy Ricch, two of the artists to receive the VMAs tap for performances at the 2020 awards show, will no longer be appearing at the MTV event, slated for August 30 at 8:00 p.m. EST / 5:00 p.m. PST. Rolling Stone reports that a representative for J Balvin confirmed on August 24 […]

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The Weeknd, Roddy Ricch, among additional performers named for 2020 VMAs

The pre-VMAs rollout has continued with a flush of additional artists tapped to provide live performances at the 2020 ceremony. Joining the ranks of previously announced entertainers, BTS, Doja Cat, and J Balvin, are The Weeknd, Roddy Ricch, Maluma, and CNCO, who are also slated to appear at various locations around New York on August […]

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Metallica sues, chads hang, and Survivors survive: 19 pop culture windows into 2000

The world didn’t end. The lights stayed on, airplanes remained in the sky, and when the clock struck midnight on January 1, 2000, the world’s computerized systems were properly primed to handle the roll over from years that started with “19” and years that started with “2.” Not that the 365 days that followed needed…Read […]

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Metallica sues, chads hang, and Survivors survive: 19 pop culture windows into 2000

The world didn’t end. The lights stayed on, airplanes remained in the sky, and when the clock struck midnight on January 1, 2000, the world’s computerized systems were properly primed to handle the roll over from years that started with “19” and years that started with “2.” Not that the 365 days that followed needed…Read […]

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Calvin Harris discloses near-death experience from heart complication in 2014

Simply put, Calvin Harris held an inconceivable standing throughout his ‘Motion‘ campaign in 2014. The wheels for what would be his second consecutive chart-topping LP had already been well underway, erupting into the new year fresh off his release of ” Under Control” and continuing to outdo himself at the peak of the charts with […]

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DJ D-Nice’s ‘Club Quarantine’ is On TV Tonight

DJ D-Nice has been regularly opening the virtual doors of Club Quarantine on Instagram for over a month now. His online DJ sessions have been attended by everyone from Snoop Dogg to Oprah. Tonight, that experience is making the leap to television in the form of a special “Club MTV” musical event.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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DJ D-Nice’s ‘Club Quarantine’ is On TV Tonight

DJ D-Nice has been regularly opening the virtual doors of Club Quarantine on Instagram for over a month now. His online DJ sessions have been attended by everyone from Snoop Dogg to Oprah. Tonight, that experience is making the leap to television in the form of a special “Club MTV” musical event.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Chance The Rapper to host reboot of MTV’s ‘Punk’d’

MTV’s Punk’d returns in 2020, this time chartered by none other than musician and activist, Chance The Rapper. The series reboot is expected to take a 10-minute format on the upcoming mobile video platform Quibi, which debuts in April. “Punk’d is one of MTV’s most iconic franchises,” says Chance on the opportunity. “I grew up watching […]

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SnowGlobe snags Skrillex, Fisher, Gigantic NGHTMRE and more for 2019 edition

California’s fondest cold-weather festival is back with an enormous lineup for the 2019 iteration. SnowGlobe will return to the shores of South Lake Tahoe with the likes of GRiZ, Tchami and Malaa, Skrillex, and a rare NGHTMRE-Big Gigantic hybrid set, Gigantic NGHTMRE (surely a misnomer), bringing in the new year for this decade’s final turn […]

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The Chainsmokers, Billie Eilish, Missy Elliot and more win big at this year’s MTV VMA’s

The MTV VMA’s have been in a steady decline in viewership over the last three years, but from the social media response to this year’s broadcast, the 2019 award ceremony might have been MTV’s best in years. Backed by strong appearances by Lizzo, who dominated the stage in front of a massive inflatable booty, and […]

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The Chainsmokers, Billie Eilish, Missy Elliot and more win big at this year’s MTV VMA’s

The MTV VMA’s have been in a steady decline in viewership over the last three years, but from the social media response to this year’s broadcast, the 2019 award ceremony might have been MTV’s best in years. Backed by strong appearances by Lizzo, who dominated the stage in front of a massive inflatable booty, and […]

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The Chainsmokers, Billie Eilish, Missy Elliot and more win big at this year’s MTV VMA’s

The MTV VMA’s have been in a steady decline in viewership over the last three years, but from the social media response to this year’s broadcast, the 2019 award ceremony might have been MTV’s best in years. Backed by strong appearances by Lizzo, who dominated the stage in front of a massive inflatable booty, and […]

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The Real World: San Francisco Still Moves and Infuriates 25 Years Later

If one had to pick a single year to represent what the ’90s were about, you could do far worse than 1994. It was the year that saw the releases of Pulp Fiction and Reality Bites, the year that grunge reached its apotheosis and effective conclusion via Kurt Cobain’s suicide, the year E.R. and Friends […]

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Martin Garrix, Macklemore, and Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy drop off charming ‘Summer Days’ visual

Martin Garrix has released the official music video for summer anthem “Summer Days” featuring Macklemore and Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy. Team Garrix and director Colin Tilley spared no creativity when it comes to the story line for the new visual. An older women who steals the spotlight at every turn thanks to her […]

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Martin Garrix, Calvin Harris, The Chainsmokers, more among MTV’s 2017 EMA nominees

MTV’s European Music Awards is ringing its 23rd annual award ceremony on Nov. 12 and is set to be held at The SSE Arena in Wembley, London, UK. The award ceremony typically celebrates the career success of global pop-stars with European crossover appeal.Among the electronic music category nominees are the mainstays of commercial EDM: Calvin Harris, David Guetta, Major Lazer, Martin […]

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[BREAKING] Zedd & Alessia Cara take first dance music VMA, more results to follow

MTV hosted the 2017 edition of its annual Video Music Awards ceremony this evening, doling out Moon Men to the winners of a variety of categories ranging from “Best Collaboration” to “Best Cinematography.” With its host Katy Perry kicking off the star studded ceremony with her inimitable brand of giddy humor, the VMAs honored artists working across […]

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