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Topic Archive: MTV Video Music Awards

Event Producers Give MTV V.M.A.s a "C": Sponsorship Felt "Heavy-Handed"

Industry pros rated the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, discussing everything from Beyoncé's performance to sponsorship integration.

News Posted August 25, 2014, 7:03 PM EDT

MTV V.M.A.s Most Memorable Moments: Event Planners Share Their Top Picks

From standout set design to provocative performances, planners reveal what has impressed them about the annual show.

Readers' Forum Posted August 22, 2014, 8:09 AM EDT

Mega-Producers Done and Dusted on How to Make Events Look Great on TV

The team behind high-profile events such as the London Olympics opening and closing ceremonies, the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, and NBC's New Year's Eve celebration shares tips on event production, the impact of technology, and why sometimes less is more.

Q & A Posted October 8, 2013, 7:00 AM EDT

MTV V.M.A.s Brooklyn Debut Floods City With Sponsors and Concert-Parties

In its first outing in New York since 2009—and its inaugural show in Brooklyn—the MTV Video Music Awards hit the city with a slew of preshow events fueled by corporate sponsors.

Event Report Posted August 26, 2013, 7:30 PM EDT

What the Critics Said: V.M.A.s Disappointed With Poor Audiovisual Production, No Defining Moment

Despite controversial performances, the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards failed to impress critics.

News Posted August 26, 2013, 1:53 PM EDT

Event Producers Give the V.M.A.s ‘B’: MTV Show's Audio Was "Flawed"

Event pros discuss their favorite (and least favorite) moments from the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards in Brooklyn, New York, including 'NSync's surprise appearance, Katy Perry's Brooklyn Bridge set, and the problematic audio production.

News Posted August 26, 2013, 9:26 AM EDT

What's Planned for the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards

The music network has planned several events around this year's show, including a series of concerts, preshow performances outside the Barclays Center, and a benefit for Lifebeat.

News Posted August 20, 2013, 7:15 AM EDT

Best of 2011: 10 Los Angeles Event Industry Highlights

News Posted December 12, 2011, 11:30 AM EST

Book Excerpt: How the MTV VMAs Found Their Groove

News Posted October 27, 2011, 9:51 AM EDT

BizBash West Event Style Awards Winners Include Emmy and Oscar Balls, MTV VMAs

From the Editors Posted June 14, 2011, 10:34 PM EDT

Suzanne Gilliam, Catering Company Founder, Dead at 53

News Posted September 20, 2010, 2:25 PM EDT

Chevy Uses Drive-In-Style Concert to Film MTV Award Commercials

Event Report Posted September 13, 2010, 1:28 PM EDT

In the News: Fed Says Recession "Over," Kanye Stunt Prompts Suspicion

News Posted September 16, 2009, 1:53 PM EDT

MTV Continues to Bring Back Viewers for 2009 VMA Broadcast

News Posted September 15, 2009, 12:03 PM EDT

Jay-Z Reigns Over MTV V.M.A. After-Parties

This year might not have seen a lot of production-heavy Video Music Awards after-parties, but several artists, brands, and clubs hosted events into the wee hours.

Event Report Posted September 14, 2009, 5:26 PM EDT

What the Press Said About the V.M.A.s: MTV Loves a Scandal

News Posted September 14, 2009, 2:42 PM EDT

MTV Video Music Awards Filled With Tributes, Stage-Crashers

News Posted September 14, 2009, 1:34 PM EDT

VMA Weekend: Hospitality and Styling Suites Around Town

News Posted September 11, 2009, 2:40 PM EDT

Fall Preview: What Los Angeles Event Pros Are Working on This Season

News Posted September 8, 2009, 11:52 AM EDT

Emmys Move Back to September 20 to Avoid Conflict With MTV VMAs

News Posted June 18, 2009, 11:52 AM EDT

Making Her Mark: Alexis Knapp

Alexis Knapp, the woman behind Rockaway PR (past clients include T-Mobile and the Broker Boxing Federation), stands taller following a successful merger in 2007. As her new firm, Treskoi PR, celebrates two years, she continues to inspire those willing to take risks.

Q & A Posted December 19, 2008, 10:32 AM EST

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