The Song of the Year at the Country Music Association Awards went to Taylor Swift — but she was in New York, preparing for "SNL," so Little Big Town collected it for her.
The presenters of the Country Music Awards show, Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley, performed a parody of Paisley's hit, "Before He Cheats," in a swipe at President Trump.
Nominations for the 2017 American Music Awards were announced today on “Good Morning America,” with Drake, The Chainsmokers and Bruno Mars topping the list of nominees for the world's biggest fan-voted awards show.
The pop superstar was up for six prizes including Best Artist and Best Video at the international edition of MTV's awards gala, which will take place in London on November 12. "Look What You Made Me Do," the lead single from Swift's upcoming album "Reputation," broke the record for first-day views on YouTube as Swift, long an anodyne cultural force, showed a sinister new side to herself. The video opens in a graveyard where a tombstone reads "Here Lies Taylor Swift's Reputation" and goes on to take subtle jabs at her ex-boyfriends as well as rapper Kanye West, with whom she has a simmering feud.
Sampha has been named as the winner of this year's Mercury Prize with his debut album Process, beating competition from the likes of The xx, Stormzy and Loyle Carner.
Nominations for the 51st Annual CMA Awards were announced live today on “Good Morning America,” with Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban and Little Big Town topping the list of nominees, with five for nods Lambert and four for Urban and Little Big Town.Reigning CMA vocal duo of the year Brothers Osborne and rising country music stars Lauren Alaina and Dustin Lynch announced the nominees in 12 CMA Award categories live from the “GMA” studio in New York’s Times Square.Alaina heard her name read among the nominees for new artist of the year — her first CMA nomination. ...
This year’s MTV Video Music Awards often felt like a televised three-hour support-group meeting, aiming to offer aid and comfort to viewers distressed about racism, suicide, and body shaming, but amid all this high-minded social consciousness, there was still plenty of celebrity feuding and floor-humping.
Pink used her time onstage to make a strong feminist statement about self-acceptance, self-expression, and gender equality.
Let’s be real: When it comes to the MTV Video Music Awards, it’s never about who wins or loses. Everyone has long forgotten that the Cars’ “You Might Think” took top honors at the first VMAs ceremony 33 years ago, but no one will ever forget Madonna’s career-making performance that opened that famous telecast. What are the craziest incidents in VMA history? Review them here and decide for yourself.
Sadly, between Madonna’s floor-rolling, Kanye’s speech-interrupting, Gaga’s meat-dressing, Beyoncé’s baby-bumping, and Miley’s foam-fingering, the artists who actually win Moonmen (or Moonpersons, as they are now known) at the MTV Video Music Awards are usually quickly forgotten. This year’s Video of the Year VMA nominees are Kendrick Lamar’s “HUMBLE.,” Alessia Cara’s “Scars to Your Beautiful,” Bruno Mars’s “24K Magic,” the Weeknd’s “Reminder,” and DJ Khaled’s “Wild Thoughts.” We will probably forget all about them halfway through host Katy Perry’s opening monologue. ...
You’re all set for the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday. You know that Katy Perry is hosting and that Kendrick Lamar leads the pack with eight nominations. You even heard that they’re changing the name of the Moonman to the Moonperson . Even so, a few questions still nag at you. Let’s put those questions to rest.
The MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist has been around since the first annual VMAs in 1984. However, despite years of practice, voters still frequently go a little crazy and allow a one-hit wonder to sneak away with the trophy that could (and probably should) have been won by the likes of Whitney Houston, Rihanna, and Taylor Swift. Hindsight is 20/20, right? But don’t worry about these “losers”; they went on to much greater things.
Lorde, Ed Sheeran, the Weeknd and Miley Cyrus are among the artists scheduled to perform at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.
LONDON (Reuters) - Pop star Ed Sheeran and grime artist Stormzy made it on to the Mercury prize shortlist, award organisers announced on Thursday. Other nominees for the prize that will be awarded on Sept. 14, are: Blossoms, J Hus, Dinosaur, The XX, Loyle Carner, The Big Moon, Kate Tempest, Glass Animals, Alt J and Sampha. The prestigious award, meant to identify the best of the year from British or Irish artists and is based on a selection by music industry experts and musicians. Sheeran's latest album, "Divide," topped charts in the United States and Britain earlier this year. ...
MTV has rid itself of gender-specific categories as the network revealed nominees Tuesday for this year's Video Music Awards, in which rapper Kendrick Lamar is in the lead. In the age of President Donald Trump and the fierce backlash he has generated among cultural leaders, MTV also announced a new category of "Best Fight Against the System" to recognize activist music.
Chance the Rapper was acknowledged for his humanitarian efforts at the 2017 BET Awards, recieving congratulations from Michelle Obama and Common.