Watch the VMAs Honor Robin Williams With Coldplay-Assisted Tribute Video
The VMAs took a break from the awards and performances to observe one of the saddest moments of 2014 -- the death of acting legend Robin Williams.
Without much warning, the live broadcast segued into a sequence of Robin Williams photos, accompanied by Coldplay’s 2014 single, “A Sky Full Of Stars.” No presenter was asked to introduce the tribute, as the VMA directors apparently figured the ode would speak for itself.
What do you think of the VMAs’ tribute?
Earlier in the evening, the VMAs observed the death of Michael Brown and the events in Ferguson, Mo. with a moment of silence.