MTV VMAs 2016

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Hey pop stars! If you fancy getting political, read this first | Hannah Jane Parkinson
You can hardly blame Lorde for getting in a diplomatic brouhaha, celebrity singers are too young and too busy to be political sages. So here’s a cheat sheet, says Guardian writer Hannah Jane Parkinson

Hannah Jane Parkinson

03, Jan, 2018 @4:17 PM

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And the loser is ... why everyone is sick of award shows
Ratings are down for the Emmys, Oscars, VMAs and just about all other back-slapping ceremonies. What can be done about it?

Brian Moylan

20, Sep, 2016 @1:26 PM

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Alicia Keys won't pan makeup, though she doesn't wear it. How refreshing | Jean Hannah Edelstein
More radical than going makeup-free is the singer’s insistence that her own decisions don’t imply judgment on those of others

Jean Hannah Edelstein

31, Aug, 2016 @10:00 AM

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Rudy Giuliani: I've 'saved more black lives' than Beyoncé
The former New York City mayor claimed his policies, which included stop-and-frisk, reduced violent crime after the singer’s racially charged VMAs performance

Amanda Holpuch in New York

30, Aug, 2016 @2:40 PM

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The alternative VMAs: from best selfie to most overanalysed kiss
The awards we’d give to the ceremony’s most memorable moments …

Chitra Ramaswamy

29, Aug, 2016 @4:27 PM

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MTV VMAs 2016: pop's big night falls flat – but Beyoncé shines
Performances from Britney Spears and Nick Jonas failed to live up to the hype, even if, as usual, Kanye West grabbed plenty of attention

Rob LeDonne

29, Aug, 2016 @12:56 PM

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VMAs 2016: full list of winners at MTV video music awards
Beyoncé’s politically impassioned Formation triumphs at this year’s ceremony, picking up six moonmen, with a further two awards for her visual album Lemonade

Guardian music

29, Aug, 2016 @8:10 AM

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The MTV Video Music Awards – as it happened
The Moon Men were dished out at Madison Square Garden for the first time ever, Britney and Beyoncé performed and Kanye was given four minutes of airtime to do whatever he wanted – what could possibly go wrong?

Lanre Bakare in New York and Rob LeDonne at Madison Square Garden

29, Aug, 2016 @3:59 AM

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Beyoncé brings mothers of four black men killed in the US to MTV VMAs
Mothers of Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin, Oscar Grant and Eric Garner, who appeared in the Lemonade video, accompany singer on white carpet

Amanda Holpuch in New York

29, Aug, 2016 @2:16 AM

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Behind the scenes at the VMAs: 'We create a pretty volatile environment'
The Video Music Awards producers know no amount of preparation can prevent the unexpected from happening on Sunday – but that’s all part of the fun

Rob LeDonne

26, Aug, 2016 @3:11 PM

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Why the MTV VMAs are still the greatest awards show on earth
Guaranteed fireworks, celebrity daftness and an award show that realises no one cares about the awards: what’s not to love about the annual free-for-all?

Dave Schilling

25, Aug, 2016 @3:09 PM

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VMAs 2016 nominations: Beyoncé and Adele set to sweep awards
Beyoncé has earned 11 nominations for her ‘visual album’ Lemonade, with Adele bringing up second place with eight – seven of which are for Hello

Guardian staff

26, Jul, 2016 @7:08 PM

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