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Miley Cyrus Breaks Post-VMA Silence, Insists Detractors are 'Over-Thinking' Her Performance

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Miley Cyrus has a message to critics of her controversial tongue-twerking MTV Video Music Awards performance: Simmer down now.

Speaking out for the first time since she and Robin Thicke blurred the lines of art and good taste at last Sunday’s ceremony, the embattled pop star told MTV News that her primary objective heading into the show was to …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


Ratings: 2013 MTV VMAs Draws Huge Crowd

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Billy Ray Cyrus’ nightmare worsens: A whole lot of people watched his daughter get jiggy with a man twice her age on national television.

Rebounding from last year’s all-time low, Sunday’s 2013 MTV Video Music Awards attracted …READ MORE


How Miley Cyrus Got Tongues Wagging — for the Wrong Reasons — at MTV's VMAs

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The morning after MTV’s Video Music Awards spectacle, perhaps an American Idol summed it up best. Upon sampling the kudoscast, Kelly Clarkson tweeted: “2 words: #pitchystrippers.”

Yet for all of Lady Gaga‘s calling-card outrageousness, her show opener (including a costume change into a seashell bra/thong bikini) was demure when juxtaposed …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


The Best and (Even Better!) the Worst of the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards!

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Never mind that MTV hasn’t aired a music video since the The Real World actually bore a passing resemblance to the real world, the Video Music Awards remain an event awash in suspense. (What, if anything, will Lady Gaga wear?)

And not to take anything away from Sunday night’s official winners (see below for that list), but we went ahead and handed out our own prizes …READ MORE & VIEW GALLERY


'NSync Reunion at the 2013 VMAs: Hit or Miss?

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Given that it’s been a decade since ’NSync last appeared together on TV, anything could’ve happened — or gone wrong — at Sunday night’s reunion of Justin Timberlake and his former (and formerly boyish) boy band.

Yet couldn’t you just hear the “Sexyback” singer — the recipient of this year’s Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award — saying, “We will not make fools of ourselves – this I promise you”? READ MORE & VOTE


Lady Gaga Opens the 2013 MTV VMAs – Was Her Performance Worthy of 'Applause'?

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Lady Gaga lives for the applause, applause, applause, but did she warrant any Sunday night?

Mother Monster opened the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center with a performance of  her hit “Applause,” the first single from her forthcoming album ARTPOP. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


'NSync Reportedly Reuniting at Sunday's VMAs: What Must Their Set Include? Take Our Poll!

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Don’t really wanna make it tough, but with the New York Post reporting that an ‘NSync reunion is all but certain for Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards (9/8c), this is probably our last chance to shout requests into the Internet in the hopes that JC, Lance, Joey, Chris and/or Justin will hear us. READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL


Ratings: MTV VMAs Viewership Plunges

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The ratings for Thursday night’s Video Music Awards went the One Direction MTV definitely wasn’t hoping for: way down. READ MORE


MTV VMAs 2012: 3 Best and 3 Worst Moments

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 6: Taylor Swift performs onstage at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards at Staples Center on September 6, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by McCarten/PictureGroup)

The 2012 MTV Video Music Awards provided a glorious vicory for the House of Slytherin, as five young British wizards going by the collective name “One Direction” took home Best Pop Video and Best New Artist, without ever having to chant “Avada Kedavra” at arch rivals The Wanted. READ MORE


TVLine Items: Horror Story Ratings Rise, Once Upon a Time Premiere Hits the Web and More!

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FX’s American Horror Story — which graces the cover of this week’s Entertainment Weekly — is gaining some scary-good ratings momentum. READ MORE