Kanye West and Taylor Swift's VMA Fiasco Would Never Happen in 2019

Ten years after West's fateful temper tantrum, there's a whole new power structure for Black megastars.


How Diana Ross, a Pasty, and a Public Boob Pat Enshrined Lil' Kim as a Legend

Twenty years ago today and long before Instagram, Diana Ross did the original double-tap on Lil' Kim's left breast.


The VMAs Are Pointless Now

Even Missy Elliott's electrifying performance and long-overdue props couldn't save the show from its focus-grouped blandness.


Who the Hell Is Sebastian Maniscalco?

He's the host of this year's MTV Video Music Awards, but also... whomst?


Missy Elliott's New Album 'Iconology' Is Here to Save Us All

Ahead of receiving MTV's Video Vanguard Award, Missy Elliott has released a "collection of new songs" for the first time since 2005.


It's Time for MTV to Rename the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

It's complicated to cancel someone like the King of Pop; it's also essential.


I Still Don't Really Get What Happened at the VMAs

MTV’s 2017 show featured Miley Cyrus singing to children, a moving statement against racism from a descendent of Robert E. Lee, and Katy Perry telling jokes about Twitter. What.


The VICE Morning Bulletin

At least five dead in Texas hurricane, anarchists rush peaceful protest in Berkeley, Trump Organization vied for Moscow tower during campaign, and more.


Beyoncé Might Be Performing at the Grammys

"Sources say" that Bey will "hit the stage" at the February 12 ceremony. Hmm.


Drake, and the Men Who Try to Steal Their Girl's Thunder

Just like the men who proposed to their girlfriends while they were winning Olympic medals, Drake tried to make Rihanna's moment all about him.


The VICE Morning Bulletin

Nine people were killed and 40 more were injured in Chicago gun violence over the weekend, LAX was evacuated after police received false reports of gunshots, the US accepts its 10,000th Syrian refugee, and more.


Calvin Harris Was the Only Electronic Musician to Win at the VMAs

He took home awards for his collaborations with Rihanna and Disciples, respectively.