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Alfred Matthew "Weird Al" Yankovic (born October 23, 1959) is an American singer-songwriter, film/record producer, satirist, and author.
A Hard Day's Night is a 1964 British musical comedy film directed by Richard Lester and starring the Beatles—John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr—during the height of Beatlemania.
A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila is an American reality television dating game show similar to the TV show The Bachelor.
Aaliyah Dana Haughton (January 16, 1979 – August 25, 2001) was an American singer, actress, and model.
ABC News is the news division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), owned by the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
ABC Rocks is an American music video show broadcast on ABC from June 22, 1984, to August 2, 1985.
Activism consists of efforts to promote, impede, or direct social, political, economic, or environmental reform or stasis with the desire to make improvements in society.
Adam Ant (born Stuart Leslie Goddard; 3 November 1954) is an English singer and musician.
Adam Clark Curry (born September 3, 1964) is a podcaster, announcer, internet entrepreneur and media personality, known for his stint as VJ on MTV and being one of the first celebrities personally to create and administer Web sites.
Adam Nathaniel Yauch (pronounced; August 5, 1964 – May 4, 2012) was an American rapper, singer, musician, songwriter, director and film distributor.
Adele Laurie Blue Adkins (born 5 May 1988) is an English singer and songwriter.
Adobe Flash is a deprecated multimedia software platform used for production of animations, rich Internet applications, desktop applications, mobile applications, mobile games and embedded web browser video players.
Adult contemporary music (AC) is a North American term used to describe a form of radio-played popular music, ranging from 1960s vocal and 1970s soft rock music to predominantly ballad-heavy music of the present day, with varying degrees of easy listening, pop, soul, rhythm and blues, quiet storm, and rock influence.
Ad Age (or Advertising Age) is a global media brand publishing analysis, news and data on marketing and media.
Aerosmith is an American rock band.
Albert Joseph Brown III (born June 4, 1968) is a three-time Grammy-nominated American R&B record producer, radio host, recording artist and actor.
Al TV is an American comedy TV series created by and starring singer-songwriter "Weird Al" Yankovic.
Alan Goodman is an American media executive, writer, and television producer.
Alan Caldwell Hunter (born February 14, 1957) is one of the original five video jockeys (VJs) on MTV from 1981 to 1987 (along with Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Martha Quinn, and J.J. Jackson).
Alanis Nadine Morissette (born June 1, 1974) is an American-Canadian singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actress.
Album-oriented rock (abbreviated AOR) is an American FM radio format focusing on album tracks by rock artists.
Alexa Chung (born 5 November 1983) is a British writer, host, model, and fashion designer.
Alice in Chains is an American rock band from Seattle, Washington, formed in 1987 by guitarist/vocalist Jerry Cantrell and drummer Sean Kinney, who then recruited bassist Mike Starr and lead vocalist Layne Staley.
Alien Ant Farm is an American rock band that formed in Riverside, California, United States, in 1996.
"All Night Long (All Night)" is a hit single by American singer-songwriter Lionel Richie from 1983.
"All the Small Things" is a song by the American rock band Blink-182.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Alternative Nation was a television show in the U.S. dedicated to alternative music.
Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.
Amanda Seales (born July 1, 1981), formerly known by her stage name Amanda Diva, is an American comedian, actress, disc jockey (DJ), recording artist and radio personality.
America's Next Top Model (abbreviated ANTM and Top Model) is an American reality television series and interactive competition in which a number of aspiring models compete for the title of "America's Next Top Model" and a chance to begin their career in the modeling industry.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
The American Family Association (AFA) is a non-profit organization based in the United States that promotes fundamentalist Christian values.
American Family Insurance, also abbreviated as AmFam, is a private mutual company that focuses on property, casualty, and auto insurance, and also offers commercial insurance, life, health, and homeowners coverage as well as investment and retirement-planning products.
Amherst is a town in Erie County, New York, United States.
Ananda Lewis (born March 21, 1973) is an American television personality, model and social activist.
Andrew Dice Clay (born Andrew Clay Silverstein; September 29, 1957) is an American comedian and actor.
"Angel of the Morning" is a popular song, written and composed by Chip Taylor, that has been recorded numerous times by, or has been a hit single for, various artists including Evie Sands, Merrilee Rush, Juice Newton, Nina Simone, P. P. Arnold, Olivia Newton-John, The Pretenders/Chrissie Hynde, Dusty Springfield, Mary Mason, Melba Montgomery, Vagiant, Billie Davis, Bonnie Tyler, Rita Wilson, The New Seekers, Skeeter Davis, Crystal Gayle.
Antireligion is opposition to religion of any kind.
Anton Johannes Gerrit Corbijn van Willenswaard (born 20 May 1955) is a Dutch photographer, music video director and film director.
AOL (formerly a company known as AOL Inc., originally known as America Online, and stylized as Aol.) is a web portal and online service provider based in New York.
Richard David James (born 18 August 1971), best known by his main alias Aphex Twin, is an Irish-born Cornish electronic musician best known for his influential and idiosyncratic work in styles such as ambient techno and IDM during the 1990s.
Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first two humans on the Moon.
Arrested Development is an American hip hop group that formed in Atlanta in 1988.
Ashley Nicolle Ross-Næss (née Simpson; born October 3, 1984), known by the stage name Ashlee Simpson, is an American singer-songwriter and actress.
Christopher Ashton Kutcher (born February 7, 1978) is an American actor and investor.
Asia are an English progressive rock band formed in London in 1981.
At the Drive-In is an American rock band from El Paso, Texas, formed in 1994.
AT&T U-verse, commonly called U-verse, was an AT&T brand of triple-play telecommunications services, although the brand is now only used in reference to the IPTV service.
Atari is a corporate and brand name owned by several entities since its inception in 1972, currently by Atari Interactive, a subsidiary of the French publisher Atari, SA.
Avant-garde music is music that is considered to be at the forefront of experimentation or innovation in its field, with the term "avant-garde" implying a critique of existing aesthetic conventions, rejection of the status quo in favor of unique or original elements, and the idea of deliberately challenging or alienating audiences.
Awkward is an American teen comedy series created by Lauren Iungerich for MTV.
Æon Flux is an American avant-garde science fiction animated television series that aired on MTV November 30, 1991, until October 10, 1995, with film, comic book, and video game adaptations following thereafter.
The Backstreet Boys (often abbreviated as BSB) are an American vocal group, formed in Orlando, Florida in 1993.
Brandon Cole "Bam" Margera (born September 28, 1979) is an American professional skateboarder, stunt performer, filmmaker and television personality.
Battle for Ozzfest is a reality TV show that aired during autumn 2004 on MTV, where eight bands 'battle' it out in a series of challenges to win a spot on the stage of the metal festival Ozzfest, which is a primarily heavy metal-subgenre based music festival.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
The Beastie Boys were an American rap rock band from New York City, formed in 1979.
"Beat It" is a song written and performed by American singer Michael Jackson from his sixth solo album, Thriller (1982).
Beauty and the Geek is a reality television series that is an international franchise, the U.S version is shown on The CW.
Beavis and Butt-Head is an American adult animated sitcom created and designed by Mike Judge.
Beavis and Butt-Head: The Mike Judge Collection is a series of three-disc DVD sets from MTV and Paramount Home Entertainment, each containing 40 Beavis and Butt-Head episodes handpicked by series creator Mike Judge plus supplements.
Beck Hansen (born Bek David Campbell; July 8, 1970), known professionally as Beck, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.
Behind the Music is a documentary television series on VH1.
Bell Biv DeVoe, also known as BBD, is an American music group that branched off from New Edition.
Black Entertainment Television (BET, stylised as BET★) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the BET Networks division of Viacom.
William "Bill" Bellamy (born April 7, 1965) is an American actor and stand-up comedian.
William Jefferson Clinton (born August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
"Billie Jean" is a song by American singer Michael Jackson, released in January 1983 as the second single from his sixth album Thriller (1982).
William Michael Albert Broad (born 30 November 1955), known professionally as Billy Idol, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and actor.
William Martin Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, composer and pianist.
William Haislip Squier (born May 12, 1950) is an American rock musician.
Björk Guðmundsdóttir (born 21 November 1965) is an Icelandic singer, songwriter, actress, record producer, and DJ.
Black Lives Matter (BLM) is an international activist movement, originating in the African-American community, that campaigns against violence and systemic racism toward black people.
Black people is a term used in certain countries, often in socially based systems of racial classification or of ethnicity, to describe persons who are perceived to be dark-skinned compared to other populations.
Black Sabbath were an English rock band, formed in Birmingham in 1968, by guitarist and main songwriter Tony Iommi, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler, drummer Bill Ward and singer Ozzy Osbourne.
Blind Melon (Stylized as BLind MeLoN) is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California by two musicians from Mississippi and one from Indiana.
Blink-182 (often stylized as blink-182; pronounced "blink one eighty two") is an American rock band formed in Poway, California in 1992.
Block letters (known as printscript, manuscript, print writing or ball and stick in academics) are a sans-serif (or "gothic") style of writing Latin script in which the letters are individual glyphs, with no joining.
Blogger is a blog-publishing service that allows multi-user blogs with time-stamped entries.
Blondie is an American rock band founded by singer Debbie Harry and guitarist Chris Stein.
Blotto was a rock band from Albany, New York, known for mixing music and humor.
Robert Frederick Zenon Geldof, (born 5 October 1951) is an Irish singer-songwriter, author, political activist and occasional actor.
Bon Jovi is an American rock band from Sayreville, New Jersey.
Bootcamp was an American rock band, popular in the early 1980s.
Bow Wow Wow are an English new wave band, created by manager Malcolm McLaren in 1980.
A boy band (or boyband) is loosely defined as a vocal group consisting of young male singers, usually in their teenage years or in their twenties at the time of formation, singing love songs marketed towards young women.
Boyz II Men is an American R&B vocal group from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, best known for emotional ballads and a cappella harmonies.
Brandy Rayana Norwood (born February 11, 1979), known professionally by her mononym Brandy, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.
Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer, dancer, and actress.
Broadcasting syndication is the license to broadcast television programs and radio programs by multiple television stations and radio stations, without going through a broadcast network.
Bryan Guy Adams, (born 5 November 1959) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer, guitarist, photographer, philanthropist and activist.
Bush are an English rock band formed in London, England in 1992.
Trevor George Smith Jr. (born May 20, 1972), better known by his stage name Busta Rhymes, is an American rapper, record producer, record executive and actor.
Butthole Surfers are an American rock band formed by singer Gibby Haynes and guitarist Paul Leary in San Antonio, Texas in 1981.
MTV's Buzz Bin was a select group of music videos by up and coming artists and bands that the network deemed "buzz worthy", "cutting edge", or "the next big thing".
Marshall "Buzz" Potamkin (October 22, 1945 – April 22, 2012) was an American television producer.
Buzzco Associates, Inc. is an animation studio that was founded in 1968 (as Perpetual Motion Pictures) by Buzz Potamkin with Candy Kugel and Vincent Cafarelli as co-creative directors and Marilyn Kraemer as executive producer.
Buzzkill is a hidden-camera reality show created in 1995 for the MTV network.
The Cable Music Channel (CMC) was an American basic cable channel that was owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Warner Communications.
Cable television is a system of delivering television programming to paying subscribers via radio frequency (RF) signals transmitted through coaxial cables, or in more recent systems, light pulses through fiber-optic cables.
"Can't Buy Me Love" is a song composed by Paul McCartney (credited to Lennon–McCartney) and released by the Beatles on the A-side of their sixth British single, with "You Can't Do That" as the B-side, in March 1964.
Carson Jones Daly (born June 22, 1973) is an American television host, radio personality, producer, and television personality.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
CBS News is the news division of American television and radio service CBS.
Celebrity Deathmatch is an American stop-motion animated series created by Eric Fogel for MTV. A parody of sports entertainment programs, Celebrity Deathmatch depicts various celebrities engaging in highly stylized professional wrestling matches. The series is known for its large amount of bloody violence, including combatants employing different abilities and weapons to deliver particularly brutal attacks, resulting in exaggerated physical injuries. Two television pilots were broadcast on MTV on January 1 and 25, 1998. The series proper premiered on May 14, 1998, and ended on October 20, 2002, airing for 75 episodes. A television special, Celebrity Deathmatch Hits Germany, aired on June 21, 2001. For a brief period during that year, reruns of the series aired on broadcast network UPN. Professional wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin portrayed a fictionalized version of himself as a guest commentator. Early in 2003, a film based on the series was announced by MTV to be in production, but the project was canceled by the end of the year. In 2005, MTV2 announced the revival of the show as part of their Sic 'Em Friday programming block. Originally set to return in November 2005, the premiere was pushed back to June 10, 2006 as part of a block with two other animated series, Where My Dogs At? and The Adventures of Chico and Guapo. The revival series was produced without any involvement from Fogel. The series' fourth and fifth seasons were produced by Cuppa Coffee Studios, and the premiere drew over 2.5 million viewers, becoming MTV2's highest rated season premiere ever. It was canceled again in 2007. In April 2015, MTV2 announced a reboot of the series. However, in November 2016, Fogel stated via Twitter that MTV did not pick up the pilot to series.
Censorship is the suppression of speech, public communication, or other information, on the basis that such material is considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, or "inconvenient" as determined by government authorities.
Censorship on MTV has been the subject of debate for years.
Charlemagne or Charles the Great (Karl der Große, Carlo Magno; 2 April 742 – 28 January 814), numbered Charles I, was King of the Franks from 768, King of the Lombards from 774, and Holy Roman Emperor from 800.
Chewels is a defunct brand of chewing gum.
Christian right or religious right is a term used mainly in the United States to label conservative Christian political factions that are characterized by their strong support of socially conservative policies.
Christina María Aguilera (born December 18, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Cinemax is an American pay cable and satellite television network operated by Home Box Office Inc. Cinemax primarily broadcasts theatrically released feature films, along with original series, documentaries and special behind-the-scenes features.
Citizen Change is a political service group, founded by musician P. Diddy, and backed by Mary J. Blige, Mariah Carey and 50 Cent.
CKY is an American rock band from West Chester, Pennsylvania.
Classic rock is a radio format which developed from the album-oriented rock (AOR) format in the early 1980s.
"Classical Gas" is an instrumental musical piece composed and originally performed by Mason Williams with instrumental backing by members of the Wrecking Crew.
Clone High (occasionally referred to in the U.S. as Clone High U.S.A.) is a Canadian–American adult animated television series created by Phil Lord, Christopher Miller and Bill Lawrence.
Closing credits or end credits are a list of the cast and crew of a particular motion picture, television program, or video game.
Club MTV is a half hour television show modeled after American Bandstand that aired on MTV from August 31, 1987 to June 26, 1992.
CMT, originally launched as CMTV, is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.
Collective Soul is an American rock band originally from Stockbridge, Georgia.
College Hill was a reality television series on BET that followed the lives of students at historically black colleges.
College Life is a reality television program on MTV created by David Wexler, about the day-to-day lives of eight University of Wisconsin-Madison freshmen, filmed on the campus of the University but without the cooperation thereof (a disclaimer is aired at the beginning of each episode stating that UW does not endorse the program).
Colossal Pictures (also styled as (Colossal) Pictures or (C)P) was an entertainment company that developed and produced television programming, advertising, network branding, and visual effects.
Columbia Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.
Comedy Central is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.
Corporate capitalism is a term used in social science and economics to describe a capitalist marketplace characterized by the dominance of hierarchical, bureaucratic corporations.
Coty, Inc. is a multinational beauty company founded in 1904 by François Coty.
Countdown was a weekly Australian music television show broadcast by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation from 8 November 1974 until 19 July 1987.
Country music, also known as country and western or simply country, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s.
In popular music, a cover version, cover song, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording by someone other than the original artist or composer of a previously recorded, commercially released song.
Crack cocaine, also known simply as crack, is a free base form of cocaine that can be smoked.
"Cradle of Love" is a rock song written by Billy Idol and David Werner for Idol's 1990 fourth studio album Charmed Life.
Creed was an American rock band formed in 1993 in Tallahassee, Florida.
Crossroads is a 2002 American comedy-drama road film set in Georgia.
Cultural appropriation is a concept dealing with the adoption of the elements of a minority culture by members of the dominant culture.
Culture Club are an English new wave band that formed in London in 1981.
The culture of the Southern United States, or Southern culture, is a subculture of the United States.
Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper (born June 22, 1953) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and LGBT rights activist.
D12, an initialism for The Dirty Dozen, is an American hip hop supergroup from Detroit, Michigan.
Daft Punk are a French electronic music duo from Paris formed in 1993 by Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter.
Daniel Edward Aykroyd (born July 1, 1952) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, musician, and filmmaker.
Daria is an American adult animated sitcom created by Glenn Eichler and Susie Lewis Lynn.
David Robert "Dave" Holmes (born March 14, 1971) is a writer, producer, and television personality who gained national attention as the runner-up on MTV's first Wanna Be a VJ contest in 1998.
David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer-songwriter and actor.
David Andrew Leo Fincher (born August 28, 1962) is an American director and producer of films, television, and music videos.
David Lee Roth (born October 10, 1954) is an American rock vocalist, songwriter, actor, author, and former radio personality.
Daytona Beach is a city in Volusia County, Florida, United States.
Dead Kennedys are an American punk rock band that formed in San Francisco, California, in 1978.
Deadline Hollywood, also known as Deadline.com and previously known as news blog Deadline Hollywood Daily, is an online magazine founded by Nikki Finke in 2006.
Death was an American death metal band from Orlando, Florida, founded in 1983 by guitarist and vocalist Chuck Schuldiner.
Def Leppard are an English rock band formed in 1977 in Sheffield as part of the new wave of British heavy metal movement.
Dell (stylized as DELL) is an American multinational computer technology company based in Round Rock, Texas, United States, that develops, sells, repairs, and supports computers and related products and services.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (République démocratique du Congo), also known as DR Congo, the DRC, Congo-Kinshasa or simply the Congo, is a country located in Central Africa.
Destiny's Child was an American girl group whose final and best-known line-up comprised Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland, and Michelle Williams.
Dial MTV is a television series on MTV that played music videos.
Digital cable is any type of cable television distribution using digital video compression for distribution.
A digital on-screen graphic (originally known as digitally originated graphic, and known in the UK and New Zealand by the acronym DOG; in the US, Canada, Ireland and Australia as a bug or network bug) is a watermark-like station logo that most television broadcasters overlay over a portion of the screen area of their programs to identify the channel.
Digital Spy is a British-based entertainment, TV and movies website and brand, and is the largest digital property at Hearst UK.
Dire Straits were a British rock band formed in London in 1977 by Mark Knopfler (lead vocals and lead guitar), David Knopfler (rhythm guitar and backing vocals), John Illsley (bass guitar and backing vocals), and Pick Withers (drums and percussion).
DirecTV (stylized as DIRECTV) is an American direct broadcast satellite service provider based in El Segundo, California and is a subsidiary of AT&T.
A disc jockey, often abbreviated as DJ, is a person who plays existing recorded music for a live audience.
Dish Network Corporation +1-８５５-５５３-９４４４ is a U.S. television provider.
Disney Channel (originally called The Disney Channel from 1983 to 1997 and commonly shortened to Disney from 1997 to 2002) is an American basic cable and satellite television network that serves as the flagship property of owner Disney Channels Television Group, itself a unit of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
Earl Simmons (born December 18, 1970), known professionally as DMX, is an American rapper and actor.
Dogg After Dark is an American variety show starring rapper Snoop Dogg on MTV.
Doggy Fizzle Televizzle is a sketch comedy show that was produced by and starred, the rap musician Snoop Dogg.
A domain name is an identification string that defines a realm of administrative autonomy, authority or control within the Internet.
Domino's Pizza, Inc., now branded simply as Domino's, is an American pizza restaurant chain founded in 1960.
LaDonna Adrian Gaines (December 31, 1948May 17, 2012), widely known by her stage name Donna Summer, was an American singer, songwriter, and painter.
Doug Herzog (born July 16, 1959) is an American television executive.
Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), better known by his stage name Dr.
Dream Careers Inc. formerly known as University of Dreams, is an American corporation providing mainly summer internship programs.
Duran Duran are an English new wave and synthpop band formed in Birmingham in 1978.
East Coast hip hop is a regional sub genre of hip hop music that originated in New York City during the 1970s.
The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing 17 U.S. states in the eastern part of the contiguous United States, parts of eastern Canada, the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, Panama in Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.
Edward Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an American comedian, actor, writer, singer, and producer.
Edmond Montague "Eddy" Grant (born 5 March 1948) is a Guyanese-British musician.
“Electric Avenue” is a song written, recorded and produced by Eddy Grant, who released it from his 1982 album Killer on the Rampage. In the United States, with the help of the MTV video he shot for it, it was one of 1983's biggest hits of the year.
Electronic dance music (also known as EDM, dance music, club music, or simply dance) is a broad range of percussive electronic music genres made largely for nightclubs, raves, and festivals.
Electronica encompasses a broad group of electronic-based styles such as techno, house, ambient, jungle and other electronic music styles intended not just for dancing.
Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), known professionally as Eminem (often stylized as EMINƎM), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, record executive, and actor.
En Vogue is an American R&B/Pop vocal group whose original lineup consisted of singers Terry Ellis, Dawn Robinson, Cindy Herron, and Maxine Jones.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
Eric Patrick Clapton, (born 1945), is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
Eurythmics were a British music duo consisting of members Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart.
Felix Gary Gray (born July 17, 1969) is an American film director, film producer, music video director and actor.
"Faith" is a song written and performed by George Michael, from his 1987 debut solo album of the same name.
Fall Out Boy is an American rock band formed in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in 2001.
Fastlane is an American action/crime drama series that was broadcast on Fox from September 18, 2002 to April 25, 2003.
Norman Quentin Cook (born Quentin Leo Cook; 31 July 1963), better known by his stage name Fatboy Slim, is an English DJ, musician, multi-instrumentalist and record producer.
Fear (promoted as MTV's Fear) is an American paranormal reality television series that originally aired from 2000 to 2002 on MTV.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent agency of the United States government created by statute (and) to regulate interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable.
Fiona Apple McAfee-Maggart (born September 13, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter and pianist.
A flagship is a vessel used by the commanding officer of a group of naval ships, characteristically a flag officer entitled by custom to fly a distinguishing flag.
Flashdance is a 1983 American romantic drama film directed by Adrian Lyne.
Flavor of Love is an American reality television dating game show starring Flavor Flav of the rap group Public Enemy.
Florence and the Machine (stylised as Florence + the Machine) are an English indie rock band that formed in London in 2007, consisting of vocalist Florence Welch, keyboardist Isabella Summers, and a collaboration of other musicians.
FNMTV (officially Feedback New MTV; informally Friday Night MTV) is a music video program on MTV focused on premiering new music videos and airing viewers' instantaneous feedback from its website.
Follow the Leader is the third studio album by the American nu metal band Korn.
Derek Watkins (born February 13, 1974), better known as Fonzworth Bentley, is a musician and author.
Foo Fighters is an American rock band, formed in Seattle, Washington in 1994.
The Fox Broadcasting Company (often shortened to Fox and stylized as FOX) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Inga DeCarlo Fung Marchand (born September 6, 1978), better known by her stage name Foxy Brown, is a Trinidadian American rapper.
Frankenchrist is the third album released by the American hardcore punk band Dead Kennedys in 1985 on Alternative Tentacles.
"Freak on a Leash" is a song by the American nu metal band Korn, featured on the group's 1998 studio album, Follow the Leader.
Frederick 'Fred' Seibert (born September 15, 1951) is an American serial entrepreneur and a moving pictures producer.
Friday Night Videos (later becoming Friday Night and then Late Friday) is an American music video show that was broadcast on NBC from July 29, 1983 to May 24, 2002.
From G's to Gents was an MTV reality television series which features misdirected young men willing to change their lives and become gentlemen.
Frontline (styled by the program as FRONTLINE) is the flagship investigative journalism series of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), producing in-depth documentaries on a variety of domestic and international stories and issues, and broadcasting them on air and online.
Gangsta rap or Gangster rap is a style of hip hop characterized by themes and lyrics that generally emphasize the "gangsta" lifestyle.
Genesis were an English rock band formed at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey in 1967.
Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou (25 June 1963 – 25 December 2016), known professionally as George Michael, was an English singer, songwriter, record producer, and philanthropist who rose to fame as a member of the music duo Wham! He was widely known for his work in the 1980s and 1990s, including hit singles such as "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" and "Last Christmas", and albums such as Faith (1987) and Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 (1990).
The Graphics Interchange Format, better known by its acronym GIF, is a bitmap image format that was developed by a team at the bulletin board service (BBS) provider CompuServe led by American computer scientist Steve Wilhite on June 15, 1987.
Gigaom is a blog-related media company.
Gin Blossoms is an American rock band formed in 1987 in Tempe, Arizona.
GLAAD (formerly the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) is a U.S. non-governmental media monitoring organization founded by LGBT people in the media.
Glam metal (also known as hair metal and often used synonymously with pop metal) is a subgenre of heavy metal, which features pop-influenced hooks and guitar riffs, and borrows from the fashion of 1970s glam rock.
Godsmack is an American rock band from Lawrence, Massachusetts, formed in 1995.
Good Vibes is an American adult animated sitcom created by David Gordon Green and Brad Ableson and Mike Clements for MTV.
"Got the Life" is a song written and recorded by American band Korn for their third studio album, Follow the Leader which was released as the album's second single on November 23, 1998.
Greatest Party Story Ever is an American animated television series.
Green Day is an American punk rock band formed in 1986 by lead vocalist and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong and bassist Mike Dirnt.
The G8, reformatted as G7 from 2014 due to the suspension of Russia's participation, was an inter-governmental political forum from 1997 until 2014, with the participation of some major industrialized countries in the world, that viewed themselves as democracies.
Guido is a North American slang term, often derogatory, for a working-class urban Italian American.
Guns N' Roses, often abbreviated as GNR, is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1985.
Daryl Hall and John Oates, often referred to as Hall & Oates, are an American musical duo.
Hard rock is a loosely defined subgenre of rock music that began in the mid-1960s, with the garage, psychedelic and blues rock movements.
HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C. is one of the world's largest publishing companies and is one of the Big Five English-language publishing companies, alongside Hachette, Macmillan, Penguin Random House, and Simon & Schuster.
Home Box Office (HBO) is an American premium cable and satellite television network of Home Box Office, Inc..
Headbangers Ball was a music television program consisting of heavy metal music videos airing on MTV, MTV2 (its sister channel), MTV Australia, MTV Rocks (formerly known as MTV2 Europe), MTV Adria (the MTV subsidiary covering the former Yugoslavia), MTV Brand New, MTV Portugal, MTV Finland, MTV Arabia, MTV Norway, MTV Sweden, MTV Denmark, MTV Greece, MTV Türkiye, MTV Hungary and MTV Japan.
Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.
Herbert Jeffrey "Herbie" Hancock (born April 12, 1940) is an American pianist, keyboardist, bandleader, composer and actor.
Hidden Palms is an American teen drama television series that ran from May 30 until July 4, 2007, on The CW in the United States.
High-definition television (HDTV) is a television system providing an image resolution that is of substantially higher resolution than that of standard-definition television, either analog or digital.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
Homophobia encompasses a range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT).
House of Style is an MTV show that premiered in May 1989, focusing on America's growing fascination with the "supermodel" craze.
Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) is the standard markup language for creating web pages and web applications.
Harold "Hype" Williams (born July 1970) is an American music video director, film director, film producer, and screenwriter.
I Love New York is a reality television series featuring Tiffany "New York" Pollard on a quest to find her true love.
"I Miss You" is a song by American rock band Blink-182, released on February 2, 2004 as the second single from the group's fifth studio album, Blink-182 (2003).
O'Shea Jackson Sr. (born June 15, 1969), known professionally as Ice Cube, is an American rapper, writer and actor.
Tracy Lauren Marrow (born February 16, 1958), better known by his stage name Ice-T, is an American musician, rapper, songwriter, actor, record executive, record producer, and author.
Incubus is an American rock band from Calabasas, California.
Instagram is a photo and video-sharing social networking service owned by Facebook, Inc. It was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, and launched in October 2010 exclusively on iOS.
The iPod is a line of portable media players and multi-purpose pocket computers designed and marketed by Apple Inc. The first version was released on October 23, 2001, about months after the Macintosh version of iTunes was released.
It's On with Alexa Chung is an American live interactive talk and variety program that aired weekdays on MTV from June 15 to December 17, 2009.
John J. "J.J." Jackson Jr. (April 8, 1941 – March 17, 2004) was an American radio and television personality.
Jeffrey Bruce Atkins (born February 29, 1976), better known by his stage name Ja Rule, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, record executive, and actor from Queens, New York.
Jack Joseph Osbourne (born 8 November 1985) is an English media personality with dual American and British citizenship.
Jackass is an American extreme stunt franchise, which originally ran on MTV from 2000 to 2002 for three seasons, featuring ten stuntmen — Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Chris Pontius, Dave England, Steve-O, Ryan Dunn, Brandon DiCamillo, Ehren McGhehey, Preston Lacy, and Jason Acuña, performing various dangerous, crude, self-injuring stunts and pranks.
Jackass 3D (also known as Jackass 3) is a 2010 American 3D adult comedy film and the third film in the ''Jackass'' film series.
Jackass: The Movie is a 2002 American reality comedy film directed by Jeff Tremaine.
Jake Scott (born 1965) is an English film director who works primarily in the field of music videos.
Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress.
Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969) known professionally as Jay-Z (stylized JAY-Z), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur.
Jennifer Ann McCarthy (born November 1, 1972), credited as Jenny McCarthy and Jenny Wahlberg, is an American actress, model, television host, author, screenwriter, and anti-vaccine activist.
Jermaine Dupri Mauldin (born September 23, 1972), known professionally as Jermaine Dupri or JD, is an American rapper, record producer, record executive, actor, DJ and television producer.
Jersey Shore is an American reality television series that ran on MTV from December 3, 2009 to December 20, 2012 in the United States.
Jersey Shore: Family Vacation is an American reality television series that premiered on MTV globally on April 5, 2018.
Jessica Ann Johnson (née Simpson; born July 10, 1980) is an American singer, actress and fashion designer.
"Jesus Christ Pose" is a song by the American rock band Soundgarden, released in 1991 as the first single from the band's third studio album, Badmotorfinger (1991).
Jewel Kilcher (born May 23, 1974), known mononymously as Jewel, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, producer, actress, author, and poet.
Jimmy Eat World is an American rock band formed in Mesa, Arizona in 1993.
James Thomas Fallon (born September 19, 1974) is an American comedian, actor, television host, singer, writer, and producer.
Joan Anita Barbara Armatrading, MBE (born 9 December 1950) is a British singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Joseph Thomas Elliott Jr. (born 1 August 1959) is an English singer-songwriter and musician, best known as the lead singer of the English rock band Def Leppard.
John Hubley (May 21, 1914 – February 21, 1977) was an American animation director, art director, producer and writer of traditional animation films known for both his formal experimentation and for his emotional realism which stemmed from his tendency to cast his own children as voice actors in his films.
John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is an American politician who served as the 68th United States Secretary of State from 2013 to 2017.
John J Mellencamp (born October 7, 1951), previously known as Johnny Cougar, John Cougar, and John Cougar Mellencamp, is an American musician, singer-songwriter, painter, and actor.
John Leo Sykes (born May 14, 1955) is an American entertainment executive and a co-founder of MTV and VH1 Cable Networks.
Jonah Jacob Goldberg (born March 21, 1969) is an American conservative syndicated columnist, author, and commentator.
Jonathan Dayton (born July 7, 1957) and Valerie Faris (born October 20, 1958) are a team of American film and music video directors that received critical acclaim for their feature film directorial debut, Little Miss Sunshine (2006).
Jonathan Elias (born 1956) is an American composer, record producer, and musician best known for his film soundtracks, production for several pop and rock acts, and his award-winning advertising music.
Jonathan Glazer (born 26 March 1965) is an English filmmaker, whose directing work includes feature films, music videos and advertisements.
Journey is an American rock band that formed in San Francisco in 1973, composed of former members of Santana and Frumious Bandersnatch.
Judy Kay "Juice" Newton (born February 18, 1952) is an American pop and country singer, songwriter, and musician.
Just Say Julie is an American comedy/music video show created by and starring comedian and singer Julie Brown.
Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, actor and songwriter.
Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981) is an American singer-songwriter, actor, dancer, and record producer.
Kabel is a sans-serif typeface designed by German designer Rudolf Koch, and released by the Klingspor foundry from 1927 onwards.
Catherine "Kate" Bush (born 30 July 1958) is an English singer-songwriter, musician, dancer and record producer.
Kathleen Mary Griffin (born November 4, 1960) is an American comedian and actress.
Kathy's So-Called Reality is a television clip show that aired in 2001, hosted by comedian and former Suddenly Susan star Kathy Griffin.
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter, and television judge.
Kelly Osbourne (born 27 October 1984) is a British singer-songwriter, actress, television presenter and fashion designer.
Kevin Matthew Manno is an American television and radio host.
Robert James Ritchie (born January 17, 1971), known professionally as Kid Rock, is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, musician, record producer, activist and actor.
Kiss (often stylized as KISS) is an American rock band formed in New York City in January 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Peter Criss, and Ace Frehley.
Kittie (stylized as KiTTiE) is a Canadian heavy metal band formed in London, Ontario in 1996.
Korn (stylized as KoЯn) is an American nu metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993.
KSNV, virtual channel 3 (UHF digital channel 22), is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
Leo Brent Bozell III (born July 14, 1955) is an American conservative writer and activist who founded the Media Research Center, Parents Television Council, and CNSNews.com.
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born March 28, 1986), known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.
Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County is an American reality television series that originally aired on MTV from September 28, 2004 until November 15, 2006.
Last Call with Carson Daly is an American late night television program hosted by Carson Daly and broadcast on NBC.
Lauryn Noelle Hill (born May 26, 1975) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and actress.
Left-wing politics supports social equality and egalitarianism, often in opposition to social hierarchy.
Les Garland is an American Entertainment Executive who currently leads mass media entertainment as the Founder and CEO of his company,, a boutique, multi-disciplinary consulting practice that, in part, matches world famous talent with world-class brands.
Life as We Know It is an American teen drama television series which aired on the ABC network during the 2004–2005 season.
"Like a Virgin" is a song recorded by American singer Madonna for her second studio album Like a Virgin (1984).
Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. (born September 27, 1982), known professionally as Lil Wayne, is an American rapper.
Kimberly Denise Jones (born July 11, 1975 or 1976), known professionally by her stage name Lil' Kim, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, model, and actress.
Limp Bizkit is an American rap rock band from Jacksonville, Florida.
Linda Maria Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946) is an American retired popular music singer known for singing in a wide range of genres including rock, country, jazz, light opera, and Latin.
Linkin Park is an American rock band from Agoura Hills, California.
Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. (born June 20, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer.
Liquid Television is an animation showcase that appeared on MTV.
The following is a list of ethnic slurs (ethnophaulisms) that are, or have been, used as insinuations or allegations about members of a given ethnicity, or to refer to them in a derogatory (that is, critical or disrespectful), pejorative (disapproving or contemptuous), or otherwise insulting manner.
This is a list of the first music videos broadcast on MTV's first day, August 1, 1981.
MTV, the first and most popular music television network in the U.S. has a long history of hosting live music events in which awards are handed out.
This list of MTV channels includes every channel broadcast by Viacom Media Networks (known as MTV Networks until 2011) or its partners or affiliates, beginning with the original MTV (Music Television) channel in the U.S., and proceeding by continent, in order of arrival.
This is a list of people who have been VJs on MTV, the music video channel in the U.S. and around the world.
MTV, the first music television channel in the United States, has produced many television shows since its 1981 founding.
Halftime shows are a tradition during American football games at all levels of competition.
"Little Red Corvette" is a song by American musician Prince.
Live 8 was a string of benefit concerts that took place on 2 July 2005, in the G8 states and in South Africa.
Live Aid was a dual-venue benefit concert held on 13 July 1985, and an ongoing music-based fundraising initiative.
James Todd Smith (born January 14, 1968), known professionally as LL Cool J (short for Ladies Love Cool James), is an American rapper, actor, author and entrepreneur from Queens, New York.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Loveline is a podcast, formerly a syndicated radio call-in program in North America, offering medical and relationship advice to listeners, often with the assistance of guests, typically actors and musicians.
In the television industry, a lower third is a graphic overlay placed in the title-safe lower area of the screen, though not necessarily the entire lower third of it, as the name suggests.
LXTV is the brand name of a lifestyle and entertainment programming production unit owned by NBC Universal that creates "hyper-local" content.
Lynda Aguirre Thomas (born December 21, 1981), known professionally as Lynda, is a Mexican musician, singer and songwriter.
Madonna Louise Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.
Amanda Leigh Moore (born April 10, 1984) is an American singer, songwriter and actress.
Manhattan Design was a graphic design collective in New York City from 1979 until 1991.
Marcus Nispel (born 26 May 1963) is a German feature film director and producer and a director of television commercials and music videos.
Brian Hugh Warner (born January 5, 1969), known by his stage name, Marilyn Manson, is an American singer, songwriter, musician, composer, actor, painter, author, and former music journalist.
Marilyn Manson is an American rock band formed by namesake lead singer Marilyn Manson and guitarist Daisy Berkowitz in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in 1989.
Mark Goodman (born October 11, 1952, Philadelphia, PA) is a radio DJ, TV personality, and actor.
Mark Pellington (born March 17, 1962) is an American film director, writer, and producer.
Mark Romanek (born September 18, 1959) is an American filmmaker whose directing work includes feature films, television, music videos and commercials.
Martha Conrad Quinn (born May 11, 1959) is an actress and television personality, best known as one of the original video jockeys on MTV (along with Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, and J.J. Jackson).
Martin Hayter Short (born March 26, 1950) is a Canadian-American comedian, actor, singer and writer.
Marty Callner is a director.
Mary + Jane is a marijuana-themed comedy that premiered on MTV on September 5, 2016 at 10 pm.
Mary Lambert (born October 13, 1951) is an American director.
Mason Douglas Williams (born August 24, 1938) is an American classical guitarist, composer, writer, comedian, and poet, best known for his 1968 instrumental "Classical Gas" and for his work as a comedy writer on Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour, and Saturday Night Live.
Master control is the technical hub of a broadcast operation common among most over-the-air television stations and television networks.
Percy Robert Miller, known by his stage name Master P or his business name P. Miller is an American rapper, actor, businessman, record producer, philanthropist, and former basketball player.
Matt Mahurin (born January 31, 1959, Santa Cruz, California) is an American illustrator, photographer and film director.
Matt Pinfield (born May 28, 1961) is a music personality and TV host best known as a video deejay on MTV and VH1.
Mötley Crüe was an American heavy metal band formed in Los Angeles, California, on January 17, 1981.
Stanley Kirk Burrell (born March 30, 1962), better known by his stage name MC Hammer (or simply Hammer), is an American hip hop recording artist, dancer, record producer and entrepreneur.
MC Lyte (born Lana Michelle Moorer; October 11, 1970) is an American rapper who first gained fame in the late 1980s, becoming the first solo female rapper to release a full album with 1988's critically acclaimed Lyte as a Rock.
"Megalomaniac" is a song by the American rock band Incubus, from their 2004 album A Crow Left of the Murder... It was released as a single in December 2003, and eventually reached the top of ''Billboard''s Modern Rock Tracks, where it stayed for a six-week period.
Men at Work was an Australian rock band formed in 1979 and best known for their 1981 hit "Down Under".
Metal Evolution is a 2011 documentary series directed by anthropologist and film-maker Sam Dunn and director, producer and music supervisor Scot McFadyen about heavy metal subgenres, with new episodes airing every Friday at 10pm EST on MuchMore and Saturday at 10pm EST on VH1 Classic.
Metallica is an American heavy metal band.
Michael Benjamin Bay (born February 17, 1965) is an American filmmaker known for directing and producing big-budget, high-concept action films characterized by fast cutting, stylistic visuals and extensive use of special effects, including frequent depictions of explosions.
Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer.
Robert Michael Nesmith (born December 30, 1942) is an American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, novelist, businessman, and philanthropist, best known as a member of the pop rock band the Monkees and co-star of the TV series The Monkees (1966–1968).
Michael Kevin Powell (born March 23, 1963) is an American former Republican chairman of the Federal Communications Commission and current president of the trade association the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA).
Michael Stanley (born March 25, 1948 as Michael Stanley Gee in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and radio personality.
Michel Gondry (born 8 May 1963) is a French independent film director, screenwriter, and producer.
Sir Michael Philip Jagger (born 26 July 1943), known professionally as Mick Jagger, is an English singer-songwriter, musician, composer and actor who gained fame as the lead singer and one of the founder members of the Rolling Stones.
James "Midge" Ure (born 10 October 1953) is a Scottish musician, singer-songwriter and producer.
Michael Craig Judge (born October 17, 1962) is an American actor, animator, writer, producer, director and musician.
Melissa Arnette Elliott (born July 1, 1971), better known as Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott, is an American rapper, singer, dancer and record producer.
Richard Melville Hall (born September 11, 1965), better known by his stage name Moby, is an American musician, DJ, record producer, singer, songwriter, and photographer known for his electronic music, veganism, and support of animal rights.
"Money for Nothing" is a single by British rock band Dire Straits, taken from their 1985 studio album Brothers in Arms.
Monica Denise Brown (née Arnold; born October 24, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, producer, actress, and entrepreneur.
Morality (from) is the differentiation of intentions, decisions and actions between those that are distinguished as proper and those that are improper.
Mountain Dew (stylized as Mtn Dew) is a carbonated soft drink brand produced and owned by PepsiCo.
MTV Europe is a pan-European 24-hour entertainment cable and digital television network launched on 1 August 1987.
MTV Animation is the animation department of the television network MTV.
MTV Artists was an online music portal, owned by Viacom, once intended to generate traffic to web and video content owned by the company.
MTV Chi was a spin-off network from MTV that was targeted at Chinese Americans.
MTV Classic (formerly VH1 Smooth, VH1 Classic Rock, and VH1 Classic) is an American television network owned by Viacom Media Networks.
MTV Desi is a digital platform from MTV that targeted Desis (people of South Asian origin) in the United States, as the name implies.
An MTV Europe Music Award (commonly abbreviated as a EMAs) is an award presented by Viacom International Media Networks to honour artists and music in pop culture.
MTV Films is the motion picture production arm of the American cable television channel MTV.
The MTV Generation refers to the adolescents and young adults of the 1980s and early 1990s, a time when many were influenced by MTV television channel, which launched in 1981.
MTV Hive was MTV's online music video portal and its editorial mouthpiece for coverage of indie music genres, providing music news and music on-demand.
MTV Icon was a series of annual television specials produced by MTV between 2001 and 2004, each paying homage to a musical artist or band selected as a cultural icon, in a format similar to the network's annual Video Music Awards and Movie Awards events.
MTV International a.k.a. Music Television International and MTVI was the internet-based international version of MTV.
MTV K was an English-language online media hub under the MTV brand that focuses on Korean pop music for a global audience.
MTV Live (formerly Palladia) is an American digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.
MTV Live is a U.S. television series that aired from 1997 to 1998 on MTV, featuring interviews with celebrity guests, live musical performances, news coverage, and music video premieres.
The MTV Movie & TV Awards (formerly known as the MTV Movie Awards) is a film and television awards show presented annually on MTV.
MTV News is the news production division of MTV.
MTV Tres (stylized as tr3́s, taken from the Spanish word for the number three tres) is an American broadcast, digital cable and satellite television network owned by Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a division of the Viacom Media Networks subsidiary of Viacom.
MTV Unplugged was an American television series on MTV showcasing musical artists usually playing acoustic instruments.
An MTV Video Music Award (commonly abbreviated as a VMA) is an award presented by the cable channel MTV to honor the best in the music video medium.
MTV2 (formerly M2) is an American digital cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.
MTVU (formerly stylized as MtvU and mtvU) is an American digital cable television network owned by the Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.
MTVX was a Viacom-owned American hard rock music video channel.
Mudvayne was an American heavy metal band from Peoria, Illinois formed in 1996.
Music Feedhttp://www.mtv.com/ontv/schedule/ (formerly known as AMTV, which was stylized as AMtv, sometimes known as AMTV's Music Feed) is a television program on MTV in the United States, first aired unofficially as a sneak preview on March 26, 2009, and launched officially on March 30, 2009.
The music industry consists of the companies and individuals that earn money by creating new songs and pieces and selling live concerts and shows, audio and video recordings, compositions and sheet music, and the organizations and associations that aid and represent music creators.
A music video is a short film that integrates a song with imagery, and is produced for promotional or artistic purposes.
Musical Youth is a British Jamaican reggae band.
"My Band" is a song by American hip hop group D12.
My Boss's Daughter is a 2003 romantic comedy film starring Ashton Kutcher, Tara Reid and Terence Stamp.
My Super Sweet 16 is an MTV reality TV series documenting the lives of teenagers, usually in the United States, Canada and United Kingdom, generally with wealthy parents who throw excessive coming of age celebrations.
Napoleon Dynamite is a 2004 American comedy film produced by Jeremy Coon, Chris Wyatt, Sean Covel and Jory Weitz, written by Jared and Jerusha Hess and directed by Jared Hess.
Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones (born September 14, 1973), better known by his stage name Nas, is an American rapper, record producer, actor and entrepreneur.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational foundation that promotes Italian American culture and heritage.
Naughty by Nature is a Grammy Award-winning American hip hop trio from East Orange, New Jersey consisting of Treach (Anthony Criss, born December 2, 1970), Vin Rock (Vincent Brown, born September 17, 1970), and DJ Kay Gee (born Keir Lamont Gist, September 15, 1969).
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
Neil Alden Armstrong (August 5, 1930 – August 25, 2012) was an American astronaut and aeronautical engineer who was the first person to walk on the Moon.
Cornell Iral Haynes Jr. (born November 2, 1974), known professionally as Nelly, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, investor, and occasional actor from St. Louis, Missouri.
New Edition is an American R&B group from the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, formed in 1978.
New Kids on the Block (also initialized as NKOTB) is an American boy band from Boston, Massachusetts.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
New wave is a genre of rock music popular in the late 1970s and the 1980s with ties to mid-1970s punk rock.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The New Zealand Broadcasting Corporation was established by the New Zealand government in 1962.
Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica is an American reality television series that aired on MTV.
Next was a dating game show produced by Kallissa Miller with her production company Kallissa Productions, which ran on MTV from 2005–2008.
The NFL on CBS is the branding used for broadcasts of National Football League (NFL) games that are produced by CBS Sports, the sports division of the CBS television network in the United States.
Nicholas Scott Lachey (born November 9, 1973) is an American actor, singer, and television personality.
Nick Rhodes (born Nicholas James Bates; 8 June 1962) is an English musician, singer and producer, best known as a founding member and keyboardist of the new wave band Duran Duran.
Nickelodeon (often shortened to Nick) is an American basic cable and satellite television network launched on December 1, 1977 as the first cable channel for children.
Nicktoons is a family of cable television channels owned by Viacom or subsidiaries of Viacom, with broadcasts in various countries or regions.
Night Tracks is an American television series which ran from 1983 to 1992 on SuperStation WTBS (later known as TBS SuperStation) on late night weekends.
Nikki & Sara Live is an American late night talk show hosted by comedians Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer.
Nina Blackwood (born September 12, 1955) is an American disc jockey and music journalist, who was the first of the original five MTV VJs.
Nine Inch Nails, commonly abbreviated as NIN (stylized as NIИ), is an American industrial rock band founded in 1988 by Trent Reznor in Cleveland, Ohio.
Nirvana was an American rock band formed by lead singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987.
No Doubt is an American ska band from Anaheim, California, that formed in 1986.
NSYNC (sometimes stylized as *NSYNC, N*SYNC or 'N Sync) was an American boy band formed in Orlando, Florida in 1995 and launched in Germany by BMG Ariola Munich.
Onyx is a banded variety of the oxide mineral chalcedony.
The Order Sons of Italy in America (Ordine Figli d’Italia in America, OSIA) is the largest and oldest Italian American fraternal organization in the United States.
Ozzfest is an annual festival tour of the United States and sometimes Europe (and for the first time Japan in 2013) featuring performances by many heavy metal and hard rock musical groups.
John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne (also known as The Prince of Darkness) (born 3 December 1948) is an English singer, songwriter and actor.
P.M. Dawn was an American hip hop act, formed in 1988 by the brothers Attrell Cordes (known by his stage name Prince Be, sometimes credited as Prince Be the Nocturnal) and Jarrett Cordes (known as DJ Minutemix) in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Payable on Death (abbreviated P.O.D.) is a Christian nu metal band formed in 1992 and based in San Diego, California.
Pantera was an American heavy metal band from Arlington, Texas.
Papa Roach is an American rock band from Vacaville, California, formed in 1993.
Paramore is an American rock band from Franklin, Tennessee, formed in 2004.
Parental Advisory: Music Censorship in America is a book by Eric Nuzum about the censorship of music and other media.
Parental Control is a scripted show about people looking for love produced by MTV.
The Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC) was an American committee formed in 1985 with the stated goal of increasing parental control over the access of children to music deemed to have violent, drug-related or sexual themes via labeling albums with Parental Advisory stickers.
The Parents Television Council (PTC) is a United States-based censorship advocacy group founded by conservative Christian Republican Catholic activist L. Brent Bozell III in 1995.
Paris Whitney Hilton (born February 17, 1981) is an American television personality, socialite, business woman, model, and singer.
Paris Hilton's My New BFF, also known simply as My New BFF and other alternate titles, is a competitive reality television show in which Paris Hilton searches for her new BFF ("best friends forever").
Patricia Mae Benatar (née Andrzejewski; January 10, 1953) is a U.S. singer, songwriter, actress, and four-time Grammy Award winner.
Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer.
Pay television, subscription television, premium television, or premium channels are subscription-based television services, usually provided by both analog and digital cable and satellite television, but also increasingly via digital terrestrial and internet television.
Pearl Jam is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1990.
Pendulum was an ambient house band active from 1994–1997.
People is an American weekly magazine of celebrity and human-interest stories, published by Meredith Corporation.
Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend (born 19 May 1945) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the lead guitarist, backing vocalist, and principal songwriter for the rock band the Who.
Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz III (born June 5, 1979) is an American musician.
Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950) is an English singer-songwriter, record producer and humanitarian who rose to fame as the original lead singer and flautist of the progressive rock band Genesis.
Peter Wolf (March 7, 1946) is an American rhythm and blues, soul and rock and roll musician, painter also known as the lead vocalist for the J. Geils Band from 1967 to 1983 and for a successful solo career with writing partner Will Jennings.
PhD were a British group best known for their UK Top 10 hit "I Won't Let You Down" in April 1982, although the song had been a hit the previous year throughout Europe.
Philip David Charles Collins (born 30 January 1951) is an English drummer, singer-songwriter, record producer and actor.
Philippe Pierre Dauman (born March 1, 1954) is the former President, CEO and Chairman of Viacom.
Pimp My Ride is an American television series produced by MTV and hosted by rapper Xzibit, which ran on MTV for six seasons from 2004 to 2007.
Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London in 1965.
The term political correctness (adjectivally: politically correct; commonly abbreviated to PC or P.C.) is used to describe language, policies, or measures that are intended to avoid offense or disadvantage to members of particular groups in society.
Pop Up Video is a VH1 television show that "pops up" bubbles — officially called "info nuggets" — containing trivia, witticisms and borderline sexual innuendos throughout music videos.
PopClips is a music video television program, the direct predecessor of MTV.
Popzilla was an animated TV series in production for MTV.
Powerman 5000 (sometimes abbreviated to PM5K) is an American rock band formed in 1991.
Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and filmmaker.
Progressivism in the United States is a broadly based reform movement that reached its height early in the 20th century and is generally considered to be middle class and reformist in nature.
Prometheus Books is a publishing company founded in August 1969 by the philosopher Paul Kurtz (who was also the founder of the Council for Secular Humanism, Center for Inquiry, and co-founder of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry).
Punk'd is an American hidden camera-practical joke reality television series that first aired on MTV in 2003.
Pyromania is an impulse control disorder in which individuals repeatedly fail to resist impulses to deliberately start fires, in order to relieve tension or for instant gratification.
QUBE was an experimental two-way, multi-programmed cable television system that played a significant role in the history of American interactive television.
Dana Elaine Owens (born March 18, 1970), known professionally as Queen Latifah, is an American rapper, songwriter, singer, actress, and producer.
R.E.M. was an American rock band from Athens, Georgia, that was formed in 1980 by drummer Bill Berry, guitarist Peter Buck, bassist/backing vocalist Mike Mills, and lead vocalist Michael Stipe.
Racism is the belief in the superiority of one race over another, which often results in discrimination and prejudice towards people based on their race or ethnicity.
Radio with Pictures was an early music video program, airing on New Zealand broadcaster TV2 (later South Pacific Television) from 1976 to 1989.
Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985.
Rage Against the Machine is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California.
Raidió Teilifís Éireann (Radio-Television of Ireland; abbreviated as RTÉ) is a semi-state company and the national public service broadcaster of Ireland.
Rap City is a music video television program block that originally aired on the Black Entertainment Television (BET) network from August 11, 1989 to November 8, 2008.
Rapping (or rhyming, spitting, emceeing, MCing) is a musical form of vocal delivery that incorporates "rhyme, rhythmic speech, and street vernacular", which is performed or chanted in a variety of ways, usually over a backbeat or musical accompaniment.
Ratt is an American heavy metal band that had significant commercial success in the 1980s, with their albums having been certified as gold, platinum, and multi-platinum by the RIAA.
Raymond "Ray" Lee Munns (born March 11, 1980) is a former MTV VJ and Trance DJ.
Real World (formerly known as The Real World from 1992 to 2013) is a reality television series on MTV originally produced by Mary-Ellis Bunim and Jonathan Murray.
Reality television is a genre of television programming that documents supposedly unscripted real-life situations, and often features an otherwise unknown cast of individuals who are typically not professional actors, although in some shows celebrities may participate.
A record shop or record store is a retail outlet that sells recorded music.
Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American funk rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983.
Remote Control is a TV game show that ran on MTV for five seasons from 1987 until 1990.
Richard Theodore Otcasek (born March 23, 1944 or 1949) (sources differ) known as Ric Ocasek, is an American singer, songwriter, musician and record producer.
Richard Lester (born Richard Lester Liebman; January 19, 1932) is an American film director based in Britain.
Rick James (born James Ambrose Johnson Jr. February 1, 1948August 6, 2004) was an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer.
Richard Lewis Springthorpe (born 23 August 1949) is an Australian singer, instrumentalist, songwriter, actor and author, known by his stage name Rick Springfield.
Ridiculousness is an American comedy clip show that began airing on August 29, 2011.
David Alan "Riki" Rachtman (born June 15, 1965) is an American television and radio personality.
Road Rules is an MTV reality show that was a sister show of the network's flagship reality show, The Real World.
Rob Zombie (born Robert Bartleh Cummings; January 12, 1965) is an American musician, filmmaker and screenwriter.
Robert Morton is an American television producer most notable for his work as a producer and later co-executive producer of the NBC program Late Night with David Letterman.
Robert Allen Palmer (19 January 1949 – 26 September 2003) was an English singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer.
Robert Warren "Bob" Pittman (born December 28, 1953), is an American businessman.
Robert Anthony Plant (born 20 August 1948) is an English singer, songwriter, and musician, best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin.
"Rock Your Body" is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake for his debut studio album, Justified (2002).
"Rockit" is a composition recorded by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock and produced by Bill Laswell.
Rockpile was a British rock and roll group of the late 1970s and early 1980s, noted for its strong pub rock, rockabilly and power pop influences, and as a foundational influence on new wave.
Sir Roderick David Stewart, (born 10 January 1945) is a British rock singer and songwriter.
Run-DMC was an American hip hop group from Hollis, Queens, New York, founded in 1981 by Joseph Simmons, Darryl McDaniels, and Jason Mizell.
"Running Up That Hill" is a song by the English singer-songwriter Kate Bush.
Rush was a Canadian rock band comprising Geddy Lee (bass, vocals, keyboards), Alex Lifeson (guitars) and Neil Peart (drums, percussion, lyrics).
Russell Mulcahy (born 23 June 1953 in Melbourne, Australia) is an Australian film director.
Ryan Kahn (born November 10, 1977), known as a career coach and television personality.
Salon is an American news and opinion website, created by David Talbot in 1995 and currently owned by the Salon Media Group.
Salt-N-Pepa (also stylized as Salt 'N' Pepa, Salt 'N Pepa) are an American hip-hop/rap trio from New York City, New York.
Samuel David Bayer (born February 17, 1962) is an American visual artist, cinematographer, and commercial, music video and film director.
Sara Schaefer (born July 10, 1978) is an American stand-up comedian and writer.
Sarah Ann McLachlan, OC, OBC (born January 28, 1968) is a Canadian singer and songwriter known for her emotional ballads and mezzo-soprano vocal range.
Satanism is a group of ideological and philosophical beliefs based on Satan.
Satellite television is a service that delivers television programming to viewers by relaying it from a communications satellite orbiting the Earth directly to the viewer's location.
Say What? is a music video series that aired on American MTV in 1998.
Say What? Karaoke (also known as SWK, and later SWK 2.0) was a game show that aired on the American cable television network MTV.
Scream is an American horror franchise created by Kevin Williamson and Wes Craven.
Scream is an American anthology slasher television series developed by Jill Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie for MTV and is based on the slasher film series of the same name created by Kevin Williamson and Wes Craven.
Scrubs (stylized as) is an American medical comedy-drama television series created by Bill Lawrence that aired from October 2, 2001, to March 17, 2010, on NBC and later ABC.
Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969), also known by his stage names Puff Daddy, Puffy, P. Diddy, Diddy, Love and Brother Love is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur.
Seapunk is a subculture that originated on Tumblr in 2011.
Seaside Heights is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.
The Second British Invasion refers to music acts from the United Kingdom that became popular in the United States from the middle of 1982 into late 1986, primarily due to the cable music channel MTV.
The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.
Sevendust is an American rock band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in 1994 by bassist Vince Hornsby, drummer Morgan Rose and guitarist John Connolly.
Sharon Rachel Osbourne (Levy; born 9 October 1952) is an English television host, media personality, television talent competition judge, author, music manager, modern impresario, businesswoman, and promoter, and the wife of heavy metal singer-songwriter Ozzy Osbourne.
Shaun of the Dead is a 2004 comedy horror film directed by Edgar Wright, written by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg and Nick Frost.
"She Works Hard for the Money" is a song by American singer Donna Summer from her 1983 eleventh studio album of the same name.
Shoes is an American power pop band, formed in Zion, Illinois, in 1974 by brothers John and Jeff Murphy, and Gary Klebe and incorporating several different drummers including Skip Meyer, Barry Shumaker, Ric Menck, John Richardson, and Jeff Hunter.
Showtime is an American premium cable and satellite television network that serves as the flagship service of the Showtime Networks subsidiary of CBS Corporation, which also owns sister services The Movie Channel and Flix.
Silicon Teens were a British virtual electronic new wave pop group.
Silverchair were an Australian rock band, which formed in 1992 as Innocent Criminals in Merewether, Newcastle with the line-up of Ben Gillies on drums, Daniel Johns on vocals and guitars, and Chris Joannou on bass guitar.
Simon John Charles Le Bon (born 27 October 1958) is an English musician, singer, songwriter and lyricist, best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the band Duran Duran and its offshoot, Arcadia.
Simon Reynolds (born 19 June 1963) is an English music journalist, critic, and author.
Singled Out is a dating game show that ran on MTV from 1995 to 1998.
Anthony Ray (born August 12, 1963), better known by his stage name Sir Mix-a-Lot, is an American rapper and recording producer.
Skins is an American teen drama that premiered on January 17, 2011, on MTV in the United States.
Slipknot is an American heavy metal band from Des Moines, Iowa.
"Smells Like Teen Spirit" is a song by American rock band Nirvana.
Snooki & Jwoww (sometimes rendered Snooki & JWOWW in print and online sources) is an American reality television series on MTV starring Snooki and JWoww.
Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. (born October 20, 1971), known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, television personality and actor.
Snow Summit is a ski resort that was established in 1952 and is in the San Bernardino Mountains in Southern California.
In the social sciences, a social group has been defined as two or more people who interact with one another, share similar characteristics, and collectively have a sense of unity.
Social influence occurs when a person's emotions, opinions, or behaviors are affected by others.
Social justice is a concept of fair and just relations between the individual and society.
Social media are computer-mediated technologies that facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas, career interests and other forms of expression via virtual communities and networks.
Soul Asylum is an American alternative rock band formed in 1981 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, best known for the Grammy-winning 1993 hit "Runaway Train".
Soundgarden is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1984 by singer and rhythm guitarist Chris Cornell, lead guitarist Kim Thayil, and bassist Hiro Yamamoto.
On January 28, 1986, the NASA shuttle orbiter mission STS-51-L and the tenth flight of (OV-99) broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, killing all seven crew members, which consisted of five NASA astronauts and two payload specialists.
Spectrum (formerly Charter Spectrum) is a brand of Charter Communications used to market consumer cable television, Internet, and telephone provided by the company, and formerly provided by Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, which Charter Communications acquired in May 2016.
The Spice Girls are an English pop girl group formed in 1994.
Adam Spiegel (born October 22, 1969), known professionally as Spike Jonze (pronounced "Jones"), is an American filmmaker, photographer, and actor, whose work includes music videos, commercials, film and television.
Split Enz was a rock band from New Zealand that was popular during the late 1970s and early 1980s.
In film and video production, split screen is the visible division of the screen, traditionally in half, but also in several simultaneous images, rupturing the illusion that the screen's frame is a seamless view of reality, similar to that of the human eye.
Spring break is a vacation period in early Spring at universities and schools which started during the 1930s in the United States and is observed in some other mainly Western countries.
Spyder Games is an American television series that was broadcast on MTV from June 18, 2001, through September 20, 2001.
Staind is an American rock band formed in 1995.
Standard-definition television (SDTV or SD) is a television system which uses a resolution that is not considered to be either high- or enhanced-definition.
Static-X was an American industrial metal band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1994.
Station identification (ident, network ID or channel ID) is the practice of radio or television stations or networks identifying themselves on-air, typically by means of a call sign or brand name (sometimes known, particularly in the United States, as a "sounder" or "stinger", more generally as a station or network ID).
Steven Barron (born 4 May 1956) is an Irish film director, film producer, writer, and music video director.
Steven Alexander Wright (born December 6, 1955) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and Oscar-winning film producer.
Stephanie Lynn Nicks (born May 26, 1948) is an American singer and songwriter.
Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner (born 2 October 1951), known as Sting, is an English singer, songwriter, and actor.
Stone Temple Pilots (often abbreviated as STP) are an American rock band from San Diego, California, that originally consisted of Scott Weiland (lead vocals), brothers Robert DeLeo (bass, backing vocals) and Dean DeLeo (guitars), and Eric Kretz (drums).
STS-1 (Space Transportation System-1) was the first orbital spaceflight of NASA's Space Shuttle program.
Sublime was an American ska punk band from Long Beach, California, formed in 1988.
Subterranean was a weekly music show on MTV2 dedicated to alternative, indie, and underground music and artists.
Sucker Free, known as Sucker Free Daily on weekdays and then Sucker Free Countdown on Sundays, was MTV2's sole hip-hop video block.
Sum 41 is a Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario.
The Sun-Sentinel is the main daily newspaper of Broward County, Florida.
Super Bowl XLV was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Pittsburgh Steelers and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Green Bay Packers to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2010 season.
Super Bowl XXXV was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Baltimore Ravens and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion New York Giants to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2000 season.
Super Bowl XXXVIII was an American football game between the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Carolina Panthers and the American Football Conference (AFC) champion New England Patriots to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2003 season.
Super Bowl XXXVIII – which was broadcast live on February 1, 2004 from Houston, Texas on the CBS television network in the United States – was noted for a controversial halftime show in which Janet Jackson's breast, adorned with a nipple shield, was exposed by Justin Timberlake for about half a second, in what was later referred to as a "wardrobe malfunction".
"Super Freak" is a 1981 single produced and performed by Rick James.
Super Sweet 16: The Movie is a television film, based on the series My Super Sweet 16.
A supergroup is a music group whose members have successful solo careers or are part of other groups or well known in other musical professions.
The swing revival, also called retro swing and neo-swing, was a renewed interest in swing music, beginning in the 1990s.
Sisters With Voices, better known as SWV, is an American female R&B vocal trio from New York City, New York.
System of a Down, sometimes abbreviated as SOAD or colloquially referred to as System, is an heavy metal band from Glendale, California, formed in 1994.
T.I.'s Road To Redemption is an American reality television show that premiered on February 10, 2009, on MTV.
Tarsem is an Indian given name that may refer to.
Taxxi were an English rock band best known for the song "I'm Leaving".
TBS is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System.
Robert Edward "Ted" Turner III (born November 19, 1938) is an American media mogul and philanthropist.
Teen Mom, renamed Teen Mom OG since the fifth season, is an American reality television series that premiered on December 8, 2009 on MTV.
Teen pop is a subgenre of pop music that is created, marketed and oriented towards preteens and teenagers.
Teen Wolf is an American television series developed by Jeff Davis for MTV.
TeenNick is an American pay television channel that is owned by Nickelodeon Group, a unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.
A television channel is a broadcast frequency or virtual number over which a television station or television network is distributed.
Television New Zealand (Te Reo Tātaki o Aotearoa), more commonly referred to as TVNZ, is a state-owned television network that is broadcast throughout New Zealand and parts of the Pacific region.
That Metal Show is a talk show that premiered on VH1 Classic on November 15, 2008 and ended on May 9, 2015 with a span of 14 seasons.
That's Amore! is a reality television show that aired on MTV in early 2008.
The Adventures of Ford Fairlane is a 1990 American action comedy mystery film directed by Renny Harlin and written by David Arnott, James Cappe, and Daniel Waters based on a story by Arnott and Cappe.
The Ashlee Simpson Show is a television reality show about the life of Ashlee Simpson.
The Austin Chronicle is an alternative weekly newspaper published every Thursday in Austin, Texas, United States.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The Ben Stiller Show is the name of two sketch comedy television programs that aired on MTV from 1989 to 1990, and then on Fox from September 27, 1992 to January 17, 1993.
The Black Eyed Peas (originally simply Black Eyed Peas) are an American musical group, consisting of rappers will.i.am, apl.de.ap, and Taboo, and formerly Fergie.
Not to be confused with the Hip-Hop song, Blame Game The Blame Game, a 30-minute nontraditional court/game show first airing in January 1999 on American channel MTV, pitted two ex's against each other in a fictional courtroom setting to decide who was to blame for their break-up.
The Brothers Grunt is a Canadian animated comedy television series by Ed, Edd n Eddy creator Danny Antonucci that originally aired from August 15, 1994 to April 9, 1995 on MTV.
The Buggles were an English new wave band formed in London, England in 1977 by singer and bassist Trevor Horn and keyboardist Geoffrey Downes.
The Buried Life is a reality documentary series on MTV.
The Cars were an American rock band that emerged from the new wave scene in the late 1970s.
The Challenge (originally known as Road Rules: All Stars, followed by Real World/Road Rules Challenge) is a reality game show on MTV that is spun off from the network's two reality shows, Real World and Road Rules.
The Chemical Brothers are an English electronic music duo composed of Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons, originating in Manchester in 1989.
The Commercial Appeal (also known as the Memphis Commercial Appeal) is a daily newspaper of Memphis, Tennessee, and its surrounding metropolitan area.
The Cranberries are an Irish rock band formed in Limerick in 1989 by lead singer Niall Quinn, guitarist Noel Hogan, bassist Mike Hogan, and drummer Fergal Lawler.
The Crystal Method is an American electronic music act formed in Las Vegas, Nevada by Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland in the early 1990s.
The Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley, West Sussex, in 1976.
The CW Television Network (commonly referred to as just The CW) is an American English-language broadcast television network that is operated by the CW Network, LLC, a limited liability joint venture between CBS Corporation, the former owners of United Paramount Network (UPN), and Warner Bros. Entertainment, former majority owner of The WB.
The Fat Boys are an American hip hop trio from Brooklyn, New York City, who emerged in the early 1980s.
The Firm were a British rock supergroup formed in 1984, featuring singer Paul Rodgers (Free and Bad Company), guitarist Jimmy Page (The Yardbirds and Led Zeppelin), drummer Chris Slade(Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Uriah Heep and AC/DC) and bass player Tony Franklin.
The Hard Times of RJ Berger is an American television comedy series created by David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith for MTV.
The Hills is an American reality television series that aired for six seasons on MTV from May 31, 2006, until July 13, 2010.
The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a multi-platform American digital and print magazine founded in 1930 and focusing on the Hollywood film industry, television, and entertainment industries, as well as Hollywood's intersection with fashion, finance, law, technology, lifestyle, and politics.
The Human League are an English synth-pop band formed in Sheffield in 1977.
The Jon Stewart Show is a late night talk show that was hosted by comedian Jon Stewart.
The Lyricist Lounge Show was an American sketch comedy series that aired on MTV from 2000 to 2001 that combined hip-hop music with raps interspersed throughout the sketches.
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones (informally referred to as The Bosstones) are an American ska punk band from Boston, Massachusetts, formed in 1983.
The Monkees were an American rock and pop band originally active between 1966 and 1971, with reunion albums and tours in the decades that followed.
The Moody Blues are an English rock band formed in Birmingham in 1964.
The Movie Channel (TMC) is an American premium cable and satellite television network that is owned by the Showtime Networks, Inc. subsidiary of CBS Corporation.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Now Explosion was an early experiment in music video produced in Atlanta, Georgia in 1970, more than a decade before MTV was launched.
The Offspring is an American rock band from Garden Grove, California, formed in 1984.
The Osbournes is an American reality television program featuring the domestic life of heavy metal singer Ozzy Osbourne and his family.
The Pauly D Project is an American reality television series that aired on MTV.
The Pentagon is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense, located in Arlington County, Virginia, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. As a symbol of the U.S. military, The Pentagon is often used metonymically to refer to the U.S. Department of Defense.
The Police were a British rock band formed in London in 1977.
The Power Station was a 1980s supergroup made up of singer Robert Palmer, former Chic drummer Tony Thompson, and Duran Duran members John Taylor (bass) and Andy Taylor (guitar).
The Pretenders are an English-American rock band formed in Hereford, England, in March 1978.
The Prodigy are an English electronic dance music group from Braintree, Essex, formed in 1990 by keyboardist and songwriter Liam Howlett.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.
The Sharon Osbourne Show refers to either of two TV chat shows hosted by Sharon Osbourne – the original US version, or the more recent UK (ITV) version.
The Smashing Pumpkins (or Smashing Pumpkins) are an American alternative rock band from Chicago, Illinois.
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour was an American comedy and variety show television series hosted by the Smothers Brothers and initially airing on CBS from 1967 to 1969.
The Specials, also known as The Special AKA, are an English 2 Tone and ska revival band formed in 1977 in Coventry.
The State is an American sketch comedy television series, originally broadcast on MTV between December 17, 1993, and July 1, 1995.
The Tom Green Show was a North American television show, created by and starring Canadian comedian Tom Green, that first aired in September 1994.
The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate, headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.
The Week in Jams (a re branded version of Sucker Free Countdown), is MTV2's sole hip-hop video block.
The Who are an English rock band formed in 1964.
"The Wild Boys" is the twelfth single by the English new wave band Duran Duran, released on 26 October 1984 in the United Kingdom and on 3 November 1984 in the United States.
Therapy? are an alternative metal band from Northern Ireland.
"This Love" is a song by the American pop rock band Maroon 5.
Thomas David Schlamme (pronounced Shla-Me; born May 22, 1950) is an American television director, known particularly for his collaborations with Aaron Sorkin.
"Thriller" is a song recorded by American singer Michael Jackson, composed by Rod Temperton, and produced by Quincy Jones.
Thien Thanh Thi Nguyen (born October 24, 1981), better known by her stage names Tila Tequila, Tila Nguyen, Miss Tila and Tornado Thien is an American television and social media personality.
Timothy Zachary Mosley (born March 10, 1972), better known by his stage name Timbaland, is an American record producer, rapper, singer, songwriter and DJ.
Times Square is a major commercial intersection, tourist destination, entertainment center and neighborhood in the Midtown Manhattan section of New York City at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue.
Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock; November 26, 1939) is an American-born Swiss singer-songwriter, dancer, actress, and author.
TLC is an American girl group whose original line-up consisted of Tionne "'''T'''-Boz" Watkins, Lisa "'''L'''eft Eye" Lopes and Rozonda "'''C'''hilli" Thomas.
A toll-free telephone number or freephone number is a telephone number that is billed for all arriving calls instead of incurring charges to the originating telephone subscriber.
Thomas E. Freston (born November 22, 1945) is an American entertainment industry executive.
Thomas Earl Petty (October 20, 1950 – October 2, 2017) was an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (alternately Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers) were an American rock band from Gainesville, Florida.
Anthony Terrell Smith (born March 3, 1966), better known by his stage name Tone Loc (stylized as Tone Lōc), is an American rapper and actor.
Tony! Toni! Toné! is an American soul/R&B group from Oakland, California, popular during the late 1980s and early to mid-1990s.
Tool is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California.
In the music industry, the top 40 is the current, 40 most-popular songs in a particular genre.
Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, is a British music chart television programme, made by the BBC and originally broadcast weekly between 1 January 1964 and 30 July 2006.
Tori Amos (born Myra Ellen Amos, August 22, 1963) is an American singer-songwriter, pianist, and composer.
Tosh.0 is an American television series hosted and produced by comedian Daniel Tosh, who provides commentary on online viral video clips, society, celebrities, and other parts of popular culture and stereotypes.
Total Request was a music video request show on MTV in the United States.
Total Request Live (known commonly as TRL) is a television series on MTV that features popular music videos.
The Traveling Wilburys (sometimes shortened to the Wilburys) were a British-American supergroup consisting of Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, and Tom Petty.
True Life is an American documentary television series that has been airing on MTV since March 31, 1998.
Tumblr is a microblogging and social networking website founded by David Karp in 2007, and owned by Oath Inc. The service allows users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog.
Tupac Amaru Shakur (born Lesane Parish Crooks; June 16, 1971September 13, 1996), also known by his stage names Tupac, 2Pac and Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor.
TVPlayer is an Internet television company serving the United Kingdom, offering access to free live television channel streams using a web browser or application software via big screen and small screen mobile devices.
Two-A-Days was a show on the United States cable television channel MTV that chronicled the lives of teens at Hoover High School in Hoover, Alabama, a suburb of nearby Birmingham.
U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin formed in 1976.
Ultravox (earlier stylized as Ultravox!) were a British new wave band, formed in London in 1973 as Tiger Lily.
"Unconditional Love" is the second single from the Donna Summer album, She Works Hard for the Money, released in the autumn of 1983.
Undergrads is a Canadian adult animated sitcom centered on the lives of four college undergraduate freshmen.
Undressed is an American anthology series that aired on MTV from July 26, 1999 to September 5, 2002.
UNICO National is a service organization of Italian Americans established in Waterbury, Connecticut in 1922 to "engage in charitable works, support higher education, and perform patriotic deeds".
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States presidential election of 2008 was the 56th quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 2012 was the 57th quadrennial American presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 2016 was the 58th quadrennial American presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison (also known as University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, UW, or regionally as UW–Madison, or simply Madison) is a public research university in Madison, Wisconsin, United States.
Usher Raymond IV (born October 14, 1978), is an American singer, songwriter and dancer.
Van Halen is an American hard rock band formed in Pasadena, California, in 1972.
Robert Matthew Van Winkle (born October 31, 1967), known professionally as Vanilla Ice, is an American rapper, actor, and television host.
Vaporwave is a microgenre of electronic music and an Internet <!--- Multiple sources refer to it as an Internet meme, please discuss on talk before changing ---> meme that emerged in the early 2010s.
Verizon Fios, also known as Fios by Verizon, is a bundled Internet access, telephone, and television service that operates over a fiber-optic communications network with over 5 million customers in nine U.S. states.
VH1 (originally an initialism of Video Hits One) is an American cable and satellite television network based in New York City operated by the Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of Viacom Media Networks, a division of Viacom.
Storytellers is a television music series produced by the VH1 network.
Viacom Inc. is an American multinational media conglomerate with interests primarily in film and television.
The original incarnation of Viacom Inc. (originally an initialism of Video & Audio Communications) was an American media conglomerate.
Viacom Media Networks, formerly known as MTV Networks, is an American mass media division of Viacom that oversees the operations of many of its television channels and Internet brands.
Vice is a Canadian-American print magazine focused on arts, culture, and news topics.
Vice Media LLC is a North American digital media and broadcasting company.
Video Jukebox is an American television program that aired from 1981 to 1986 on HBO.
"Video Killed the Radio Star" is a song written by Trevor Horn, Geoff Downes and Bruce Woolley in 1978.
A videocassette recorder, VCR, or video recorder is an electromechanical device that records analog audio and analog video from broadcast television or other source on a removable, magnetic tape videocassette, and can play back the recording.
Vine was a short-form video hosting service where users could share six-second-long looping video clips.
Viva La Bam is an American reality television series that starred Bam Margera and his friends and family.
A video jockey (abbreviated VJ or sometimes veejay) is an announcer who introduces music videos and live performances on commercial music television stations such as VH1, MTV and Channel V.
Walter Yetnikoff (born August 11, 1933) is an American music industry executive who was the president of CBS Records International from 1971 to 1975 and then president and CEO of CBS Records from 1975 to 1990.
A wardrobe malfunction is accidental exposure of a person's intimate parts due to a temporary failure of clothing to do its job.
Warner Communications, Inc. was established in 1972 when Kinney National Company spun off its non-entertainment assets due to a financial scandal over its parking operations (as National Kinney Corporation), and changed its name.
Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment Company was a joint venture owned/operated by Warner Communications and American Express that developed and initiated several successful cable networks that remain well-known.
Warren Griffin III (born November 10, 1970) is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer and DJ, known as one of the pioneers of West Coast hip hop.
Web 2.0 refers to World Wide Web websites that emphasize user-generated content, usability (ease of use, even by non-experts), and interoperability (this means that a website can work well with other products, systems, and devices) for end users.
webRIOT was a game show that debuted on MTV on November 29, 1999.
Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1992, consisting of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, lead guitar, keyboards), Patrick Wilson (drums), Brian Bell (rhythm guitar, backing vocals, keyboards), and Scott Shriner (bass, backing vocals).
West Coast hip hop is a hip hop music regional genre that encompasses any artists or music that originate in the West Coast region of the United States.
White guilt is the individual or collective guilt felt by some white people for harm resulting from racist treatment of ethnic minorities by other white people both historically and currently in the United States and to a lesser extent in Canada, South Africa and the United Kingdom.
White Zombie was an American heavy metal band that formed in 1985.
Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer and actress.
Whodini is a hip hop group that was formed in 1981.
Windowboxing (also called either the "postage stamp effect", "gutterboxing", or "matchboxing") in the display of film or video occurs when the aspect ratio of the media is such that the letterbox effect and pillarbox effect occur simultaneously.
WNBC, virtual channel 4 (digital channel 36 (sharing with WNJU)), is the flagship station of the NBC television network, licensed to New York City and serving the New York City metropolitan area. It is owned by the NBC Owned Television Stations subsidiary of NBCUniversal and operates as part of a television duopoly with WNJU (channel 47). WNBC's studios are co-located with NBC's corporate headquarters at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in Midtown Manhattan and its transmitter is located at One World Trade Center. WNBC holds the distinction as the oldest continuously operating commercial television station in the United States. In the few areas of the eastern United States where an NBC station is not receivable over-the-air, WNBC is available on satellite via DirecTV. It is also carried on certain cable providers in markets where an NBC affiliate is unavailable and Dish Network. DirecTV also allows subscribers in Greater Los Angeles to receive WNBC for an additional monthly fee.
The original World Trade Center was a large complex of seven buildings in Lower Manhattan, New York City, United States.
The World Wide Web (abbreviated WWW or the Web) is an information space where documents and other web resources are identified by Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), interlinked by hypertext links, and accessible via the Internet.
Yahoo! Music, owned by Yahoo!, is the provider of a variety of music services, including Internet radio, music videos, news, artist information, and original programming.
Yes are an English progressive rock band formed in London in 1968 by singer Jon Anderson, bassist Chris Squire, guitarist Peter Banks, keyboardist Tony Kaye, and drummer Bill Bruford.
Yo! MTV Raps is a two-hour American television music video program, which ran from August 1988 to August 1995.
"You Better Run" is a song by The Young Rascals.
ZZ Top is an American rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas.
"...Baby One More Time" is a song recorded by American singer Britney Spears from her debut studio album of the same title (1999).
106 & Park was an American hip hop and R&B music video show, set up in a countdown format, that was broadcast Monday to Friday at 6/5c on BET (7:00 pm on BET International).
1080i (also known as Full HD or BT.709) is an abbreviation referring to a combination of frame resolution and scan type, used in high-definition television (HDTV) and high-definition video.
12 Angry Viewers was a television show in the United States on MTV which aired from 1997 to 1998.
120 Minutes is a television show in the United States dedicated to the alternative music genre, originally airing on MTV from 1986 to 2000, and then on MTV's sister channel MTV2 from 2001 to 2003.
16 and Pregnant is an American reality television series that aired from June 11, 2009 to July 1, 2014, on MTV.
The 1989 MTV Video Music Awards aired live on September 6, 1989, honoring the best music videos from April 2, 1988, to June 1, 1989.
2 Unlimited is a dance act founded by Belgian producers Jean-Paul DeCoster and Phil Wilde in 1991 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The 2006 MTV Video Music Awards aired live on August 31, 2006, honoring the best music videos from June 11, 2005, to June 26, 2006.
The 2007 MTV Video Music Awards, honoring the best music videos from the previous year between June 2006 to June 2007, took place on September 9, in Las Vegas at The Palms.
The 2008 MTV Video Music Awards took place on September 7, 2008, live from Paramount Pictures Studios (which, like MTV, is owned by Viacom), honoring the best music videos from the previous year.
The 2011 MTV Video Music Awards took place on August 28, at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, honoring the best music videos from the previous year.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
President George W. Bush of the United States, Prime Minister Paul Martin of Canada, President Jacques Chirac of France, Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi of Japan, Prime Minister Tony Blair of the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi of Italy, President Vladimir Putin of Russia, President José Manuel Barroso of the European Commission, Chancellor Gerhard Schröder of Germany --> The 31st G8 summit was held on July 6–8, 2005 at the Gleneagles Hotel in Auchterarder, Scotland, United Kingdom and hosted by British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
480i is a shorthand name for the video mode used for standard-definition analog or digital television in Caribbean, Myanmar, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Philippines, Laos, Western Sahara, and most of the Americas (with the exception of Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay).
702 (pronounced "Seven-Oh-Two"), named after the area code of their hometown of Las Vegas, Nevada, is an American platinum-selling vocal girl group, with the final and most known line up consisting of Kameelah Williams and sisters Irish and LeMisha Grinstead.
8 Mile is a 2002 American musical drama film written by Scott Silver, directed by Curtis Hanson, and starring Eminem, Mekhi Phifer, Brittany Murphy, Michael Shannon, and Kim Basinger.
8th & Ocean is an American reality series about a group of models living in Miami, Florida that premiered on MTV on March 7, 2006.
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