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Spotify Is Joining Forces with Viacom, Hopes To “Bring Back the Music in MTV”

Behold, the days of scrambling to Shazam your TV while teary/sexy Teen Mom or Dating Naked montage sequences play are nigh. Viacom, the owner of cable channels like MTV, VH1 and BET, is teaming with … read more »

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MTV Announces 2014 VMA Nominees, “Turn Down For What” Only Gets Four

It was an explosive year for music videos, but Beyoncé takes the cake (and the most VMA nominations) for her visual album, snagging eight total nominations for Best Video, Best Female Video, Best Collaboration, Best … read more »

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Kanye West to Perform at 2013 MTV VMAs

Kanye West will perform “Black Skinhead” at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards, taking place August 25th at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. It will be his seventh VMAs performance. Absent at the ceremony last year, he’s … read more »

POSTED August 5, 2013 3:37PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , ,

MTV’s House of Style Debuts First Episode

We wrote a few months ago that MTV was reviving their ’90s classic House of Style for the web generation, and here’s the first episode, in which model hosts Karlie Kloss and Joan Smalls head … read more »

POSTED October 17, 2012 2:45PM IN STYLE VIDEO TAGS: , ,

Frank Ocean to Perform on SNL, at VMAs

UPDATE 9/11/12: Early this morning, Frank Ocean announced that John Mayer will join him on SNL. Mayer plays guitar on Channel Orange track “White.” UPDATE 8/29/12: SNL has officially announced that Frank Ocean will be … read more »

POSTED August 27, 2012 4:01PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (3) TAGS: , , ,

House of Style is Back!

We’d been snagging grainy YouTube clips of House of Style, MTV’s fashion show from the early ’90s hosted by Cindy Crawford, but finally, finally, they’ve put the entire thing up online for viewing pleasure. It’s … read more »

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Watch Tyler, the Creator Host MTV’s Punk’d

A few weeks ago, Tyler, the Creator was victim to MTV’s Punk’d and this week, he played tricks on others as host. His bait are Degrassi alum/90210 actress, Shenae Grimes, pop group, The Wanted and … read more »

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Watch Tyler, the Creator on MTV’s Punk’d

Last week, MTV premiered its first episode of a revamped Punk’d, the prank show formerly hosted by Ashton Kutcher that at one point made Justin Timberlake cry. Punk’d returned with a rotating cast of hosts, … read more »

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Lana Del Rey Loves Flatbush Zombies

Lana Del Rey, the potty-mouthed downer pop princess seemingly hellbent on, “simultaneously demanding and demeaning our attention,” says she loves Brooklyn and Harlem rap. In an interview with MTV, the chilly singer asked, Oh, do … read more »

POSTED January 13, 2012 3:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (3) TAGS: , , ,

Kanye West Goes H.A.M. on Twitter

Kanye West, formerly epic CAPS LOCK blogger and one-time voracious Twitter user took to the latter medium last night (well, very early in morning where he was) to give the world an update of sorts … read more »

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