Britney Spears Snags a Moonman for "Womanizer," Kanye Does Not Object

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As the awards continue to roll out at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, Britney Spears has taken home an award herself for her "Womanizer" video. Luckily for the star, who was up against Beyonce, she's on tour and so sent her thanks in via satellite, which meant that Kanye West couldn't bound on stage and tell everyone that Beyonce should have won the award. For those that missed it, West did just that to a stunned Taylor Swift earlier in the evening, grabbing the microphone from the teen...Read Full Story

Green Day Takes Home Best Rock Video for '21 Guns' at 2009 MTV VMAs

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Green Day continued its impressive run this year, taking home the Best Rock Video award for "21 Guns" at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards. The pop-punk stalwarts beat out some stiff competition, including Coldplay, Fall Out Boy, and Kings of Leon. Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong used his acceptance speech as as chance to bash the network that had just given him an award, wondering when, if ever, the network would actually once again be place for music or videos. Considering the...Read Full Story

Kanye West Interrupts Talor Swift's Acceptance Speech at 2009 MTV Music Video Awards

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The first bit of drama occured at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, with Kanye West upstaging Taylor Swift after she won the Best Female Video award for "You Belong With Me." West, always the egomaniac, interrupted Swift's acceptance speech in order to let his opinion be known that Beyonce should have won the award for "Single Ladies." It was an unclassy move, and one that force Wale, a sometimes compatriot of Kanye, to weakly defend the rapper. The crowd errupted in boos after Wale's...Read Full Story

Beastie Boys' 'Sabotage' Win Best Video (That Should Have Won a Moonman) at 2009 MTV Video Music Awards

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In what surely must have been an emotional win for the boys from Brooklyn, the Beastie Boys took home the Best Video (That Should Have Won a Moonman) for their video for "Sabatoge" at the 2009 MTV Music Video Awards. Presented by Buzz Aldrin, in one of the stranger moments we've seen on MTV, the group recieved the award in recognition that the vid should have won years ago, when it was actually released. The Beastie Boys are still dealing with the recent news that group member Adam Yauch...Read Full Story

Matt & Kim Win Breakthrough Video Award at 2009 MTV Video Music Awards

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The first winner during tonight's 2009 MTV Video Music Awards has been announced, and it's none other than indie sweethearts Matt & Kim, who took the Breakthrough Video award for their "Lessons Learned" vid. It's perhaps not surprising that the duo won, considering the song is super sweet, and the video features naked people.Matt & Kim are a male and female that mix up electro pop with a little punk brash, and throw on some lovers-in-love tweeness. We've embedded the video for "Lessons...Read Full Story