17 Facts About MTV Awards


However, in 2017, Chris McCarthy, the president of MTV Awards, stated that the statue would be called a "MoonPerson" from then on.

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MTV Awards has faced criticism for devoting most of its airtime outside the VMAs to reality shows and dramas, with music videos mainly airing in off-peak graveyard slots to suffice the minimum amount of music programming in the network's carriage agreements.

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MTV Awards gave one of the most memorable performances of her hit "Express Yourself", as a preview of what would become her Blond Ambition World Tour.

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MTV Awards's trousers were parodied numerous times throughout the following year, on In Living Color and even at the following year's VMAs by radio shock jock Howard Stern.

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MTV Awards misjudged the landing, and the bass ended up bouncing off of his forehead, forcing him to stumble off the stage in a daze.

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MTV Awards came out, arm-in-arm with an unannounced David Letterman, to a wild ovation.

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MTV Awards was part of an awkward moment at the awards when presenting the Best Male Video Award to Eminem, who had insulted her in 2000.

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MTV Awards wore black sequined lingerie and put in less energy than her previous performances.

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Show's 30th anniversary, MTV Awards redesigned its moonman statue for one year only due to the ceremony's being held in Brooklyn for the first time.

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MTV Awards's speech was a call-to-action to help raise awareness to the homeless youth of America.

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MTV Awards presented the Video Vanguard Award to Kanye West, who ended his acceptance speech by claiming that he will run for president in 2020.

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MTV Awards became the most awarded artist in VMA history with 24 moonmen, surpassing Madonna's previous record of 20.

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MTV Awards became the second artist and first female artist to have won the award for a video she co-directed, and the fourth artist to win the category twice overall.

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MTV Awards won Best Latin and Best Coreography for "Con Altura", becoming the first ever Spanish act to win a VMA, for which she was congraturated by many personalities including Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez.

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MTV Awards became the second artist and first LGBTQ+ artist to win both categories for a video they co-directed.

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MTV Awards jokingly thanked the gay agenda in his acceptance speech.

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Ratings are not available prior to 1994 because MTV Awards was not subscribing to Nielsen Media Research's program ratings prior to 1994.

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