The MTV Video Music Awards have come a long way from its introduction in 1984. The awards have for all time attracted the biggest stars and its ratings have continually gone up the charts.
Here are some surprising facts about MTV Award
- The first MTV Video Music Awards ceremony was held on September 14, 1984
- Kid Rock, Tommy Lee and Criss Angel are escorted out of the VMA 2007 after Kid Rock reportedly sucker punched Tommy Lee.
- In the 33 years of the awards, the function has only taken place outside of the New York or Los Angeles areas only three times. Miami hosted in 2004 and 2005, and Las Vegas hosted in 2007.
- Madonna is the most honored artist in MTV Video Music Awards history. Between 1986 and 1999, Madonna won 20 Moon men.
- Award winners have also used the VMAs stage as a place of protest.
- Britney Spears wins 3 awards at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards. It was the first time she won an award at the VAMs even though she had been earlier selected a whooping 16 times.
- At the 2009 VMAs Kanye West earns the title Jackass for getting drunk, snatching the mike and telling nation music star Taylor Swift that Beyonce deserved the award more than her.
- Aimee Mann and Michael Penn are the only married couple who both wins Best New Artist at the VMAs. Mann won in 1985 with her group Til Tuesday, and Penn won in 1990.
- There are dozens of group in that other big music awards show, the Grammys. One of the more doubtful ones is for Best Music Video.
- A lot of attractive things might have happened at the 2003 VMAs. The only thing anybody keeps in mind is the kiss shared by Madonna and the VERY GROWN UP Britney Spears.
- At the very first MTV VMAs, Madonna launch the stage and cemented her status as a musical ne’er do well by performing arts Like a Virgin and vigorously humping the floor, to the shock of parents everywhere.