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Watch These 3 Knockout MTV VMA Performances

From Jennifer Lopez’s career-spanning medley to Logic’s celebration of immigrants, here are just a few of the best sets from this year’s award show.

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Kendrick Lamar's Fiery Performance and More VMAs Highlights

K-Dot’s “Humble” video earned him more awards than any other artist at MTV’s annual celebration of music video achievement.

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Beyoncé Honors Mothers of the Movement, Crushes 'Lemonade' Hits at MTV Video Music Awards

Plus, Rihanna took home the Video Vanguard Award, Kanye West spoke (a lot) and more from the VMAs. 

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Beyoncé Leads MTV's VMAs Pack With 11 Nominations

Bey earned nominations for several videos from her groundbreaking visual album “Lemonade,” including “Freedom” and “Sorry.”

Nicki Minaj To Miley Cyrus: 'You Can’t Want The Good Without The Bad'

The hip-hop star addresses Cyrus, the VMAs, cultural appropriation and so much more in this month’s New York Times Magazine profile.

Maryland College Student Launches 'Ready For Kanye' Political Action Committee

Says chair Eugene Craig III, a Republican: “A party that can openly accept Donald Trump has room for Kanye West.”

Kanye West Exposes Innate Stupidity of Award Shows with VMAs Speech

I still dont understand award shows! Neither do we, Ye, neither do we. 


Nicki Minaj on Taylor Swift Exchange: 'Everyone Makes Mistakes'

Nicki Minaj’s and Taylor Swift’s post-VMA nom Twitter beef, which unnecessarily drew commentary from Katy Perry and Ed Sheeran, was squashed with an apology from Swift and acceptance from Minaj. 

Five MTV VMA Nominees That Shouldn't Be Surprising, Yet Are

Flying Lotus, FKA Twigs, and a whole new category for socially-conscious videos?! 

Nicki Minaj Addresses VMA Snub, Taylor Swift Misses the Point

Is this where Tay learns about intersectionality? Probaby not. 

Kendrick Lamar Talks About His Hoop Dreams on 'Chelsea Lately'

He didn’t always want to be a rapper.

Big Freedia to Miley Cyrus: That's Not Twerking

‘Bounce Queen’ Big Freedia responds to Miley Cyrus’s VMA performance.

Why Were the 2013 VMAs So White?

Especially when it came to categories – hip-hop and R&B – that have been traditionally black.

Smith Family Denies Shocked Reaction at VMA's Was Directed Toward Miley Cyrus

It’s safe to say that she stole the show.

Lady Gaga Brings Gay Soldiers From Fringe to Red Carpet

The singer makes a bold statement in opposition to the military’s ban on gay and lesbian soldiers.