Rihanna was the guest of honor at Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards. The Barbadian star performed four times and accepted the 2016 Michael Jackson Video Vanguard. Last year, Kanye West was the Vanguard recipient... we all remember how that went.
The stars have arrived and the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards are now underway. The performances will be a huge part of the show, as Rihanna will carry out something of a career retrospective and Kanye West will have free reign.
Every year at the VMAs, MTV hands out its Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award to one deserving recipient. This year, they'll give the honor to Rihanna for “decade-long impact on music, pop culture, fashion, film, and philanthropy."
MTV's TRL was a massively successful and entertaining show, it's a mystery why it ever got cancelled. Atlanta rapper Reese LaFlare is commemorating the show with an upcoming three-track EP called Reese: TRL.
The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards are going down tonight at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. In advance of the festivities inside the theater starting at 9pm EST, MTV has graciously provided a live stream of the red carpet pre-show.
MTV snagged Tyga for his own reality TV show, with the recently debuted show "Kingin with Tyga," and now it appears as though the platform is eyeing his former lover, Blac Chyna, for her own reality gig.
Nicki Minaj certainly had two of the biggest event videos in recent memory. "Anaconda" managed to smash VEVO records for most streams in a day upon its release, shooting the previously lukewarm single to the number 2 spot.
Currently in the midst of his Boys of Zummer tour, Wiz Khalifa took the time to sit down with MTV and take their spelling bee challenge. In the spirit of the tour, Wiz was tasked with spelling a variety of words beginning with the letter Z.