And the Video Vanguard Award goes to…

It’s undeniable – Kanye West is a cultural icon.

Whether you love him or hate him, Kanye has made his mark. Whether it’s designing Yeezy’s, running fashion shows, producing tracks, performing or writing music, Ye’s impressive skillset means he can turn his hand to anything. He may have caused a stir at Glastonbury this year when he yelled on stage “I’m the greatest living rock star on the planet!!!”, but you have to admit… he does have a point.

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Beyonce takes the spotlight at the MTV Video Music Awards

I apologise for being a little late with this article, but all of us in the UK have only just seen the music event of the summer!

With performances from Ariana Grande, 5 Seconds of Summer, Iggy Azalea and Rita Ora, and Nicki Minaj, it was definitely Beyonce’s Flawless performance that stole the show.

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Remember when Beyonce used the 2011 VMAs to announce to the world that she was pregnant with baby Blu Ivy, rubbing her growing baby bump as Jay Z, Kanye and other celebrities and audience members present applauded and jumped around at the sheer delivery of the news?

Yeah, it kinda beat that.

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5 Reasons To Stan For Miley Cyrus

Almost a year has gone by since Miley Cyrus revealed her shocking performance at the MTV VMA Awards. Although the TV might have recovered from its shock and is now functioning normally, some people have found it hard to remove the performance from their memory, thus making it so that negative thoughts might be attached when you might hear the words ‘Miley Cyrus’, or see a picture of her in a magazine, or hear a song of hers on the radio. With this year’s VMAs, I decided to reflect on the past year focusing on Miley Cyrus and the criticisms she’s faced since her performance at the award ceremony.

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APPLAUSE vs ROAR

GAGA vs PERRY

[originally posted 13 Aug. 2013]
It’s been a hectic week in the world of pop. With the leaking of Katy Perry’s latest release ‘Roar’ and Lady Gaga’s new song ‘Applause’, both Katycats and Little Monsters were sent into a meltdown! Both pop artists are head to head with their releases, and with both set to make an appearance at the MTV VMA’s, it’s only a matter of time before we see which one comes out on top.

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