1. VMAs 2011: 13 Things You Didn't See on TV

    August 29, 2011 12:47 AM EDT As action-packed as the 28th annual VMAs were, not all of the excitement happened on the stage. Here's a baker's dozen things you did not see on TV that occurred before, during and after the show. VMAs: Katy Perry, Gaga & Pregnant Beyonce Steal the Show PHOTOS: RED CARPET | THE…

  2. Amy Winehouse VMA Tribute Led by High-Energy Bruno Mars Performance

    August 28, 2011 11:55 PM EDT MTV's VMA tribute to Amy Winehouse did not feature a certain U.K. songstress with big hair and an even bigger voice (ahem, Adele); nor did it include a certain Mother Monster, who, upon hearing of Winehouse's death, described just how much hope Amy had given her . Rather, the VMA…

  3. Chris Brown Delivers High-Flying VMA Performance: Video

    August 28, 2011 11:45 PM EDT Chris Brown took flight at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards with a performance that time-traveled through the '90s and featured the R&B star somersaulting over the dazzled audience. Breezy kicked off his high-flying act with a chopped-up version of his hit "Yeah 3x,"…

  4. MTV VMAs 2011: Katy Perry, Adele & Pregnant Beyonce Steal the Show

    August 28, 2011 11:30 PM EDT It may not be music's biggest night, but it's definitely the most unpredictable. The MTV Video Music Awards returned to L.A.'s Nokia Theatre Sunday (Aug. 28) with| Yes, there were awards presented at the MTV Video Music Awards. Here now, the winners: Video of the Year Katy…

  5. 2011 MTV Video Music Awards Main Page

    August 28, 2011 6:10 PM EDT _ _ Chart Article _ _ VMAs 2011: Winners & Highlights Adele, Katy, Gaga, Bruno, Britney, Foo Fighters, Weezy and more. _ VMAs Red Carpet Photos! Justin Bieber's snake, Beyonce's baby bump, Nicki Minaj's mask & much more. _ 13 Things You Didn't See on TV Britney&…

  6. Jay-Z and Kanye West To Perform at VMAs: Report

    August 28, 2011 4:00 PM EDT For those looking for another marquee performance to join Lady Gaga , Adele , Lil Wayne and more at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards tonight (Aug. 28), look no further than The Throne. Jay-Z and Kanye West , the co-creators of the nation's No. 1 album, "Watch The Throne," are…

  7. Adam Levine: "F--- You VMA's"

    August 27, 2011 6:45 PM EDT While many of the world's biggest pop stars are getting ready to appear at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards tomorrow night (Aug. 28), Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine is flipping the middle finger to the network's long-running ceremony. "The VMA's. one day a year when MTV…

  8. Beyonce Shimmers in '1+1' Video: Watch

    August 25, 2011 11:40 PM EDT Beyoncé shimmers and seduces in the new video for her ballad, "1+1." Co-directors of the clip -- Beyoncé, Laurent Briet and Ed Burke -- experiment with lighting and visual effects to give Bey's "favorite song" off' "4" a cinematic feel. Watch below. …

  9. Watsky's 'Kind of Sexy' Spurs Social 50 Chart Re-Entry

    August 25, 2011 5:55 PM EDT A mixtape helps slam-poet-turned-rapper Watsky re-enter Billboard's Social 50 chart, perking up at No. 48. He released "A New Kind of Sexy" for free download on Aug. 12 via Bandcamp.com , while five days later he uploaded his Lupe Fiasco mini-mix "Show Goes On" to…

  10. No Host at MTV VMAs Looks Like a Plan B

    August 25, 2011 1:45 PM EDT The last time MTV presented its Video Music Awards without a host they had the allure of a bizarre experiment in Las Vegas to pull in viewers. It was not just no host, there was no central stage, just a lot hopping between hotel rooms. Visually it was a mess. Proceeding without a host for…

  11. Beyonce To Perform at 2011 MTV VMAs

    August 24, 2011 12:25 PM EDT Beyoncé is set to hit the stage at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, August 28. Bey' joins a stellar line up of 2011 MTV VMA performers that includes Adele , Chris Brown , Lil Wayne , Lady Gaga , Young the Giant , Bruno Mars , Pitbull and Ne-Yo . MTV VMA's 10 BEst…

  12. Lil Wayne Releases 'How to Love' Video: Watch

    August 24, 2011 11:25 AM EDT When no one was looking, Lil Wayne released the vivid visuals for his third single, "How to Love," off "Tha Carter IV" (August 29). "How to Love" finds Wayne narrating a story of a woman who struggles with love due to a hurtful childhood. At the end of the clip,…

  13. Jay-Z and Kanye's 'Watch the Throne' Keeps Its Billboard 200 Crown

    August 24, 2011 11:00 AM EDT It's a quiet week in the top 10 of the Billboard 200 albums chart, where Jay-Z & Kanye West 's "Watch the Throne" holds at No. 1 for a second frame with 177,000 according to Nielsen SoundScan (down 59%) and just two albums bow in the region. "Throne's"…

  14. Quest to Find MTV VMAs Host 'Down to the Wire'

    August 23, 2011 5:30 PM EDT Concerts featuring Cobra Starship, Joe Jonas, Miguel, Swizz Beatz, Chiddy Bang and Wallpaper have been booked as part MTV's VMA-themed weekend in Los Angeles. Swizz Beatz, Chiddy Bang and Wallpaper will perform Friday at Taco Bell's MTV2 VMA concert at the Music Box Theater in…

  15. Florence + the Machine Returns With New Music: Listen

    August 23, 2011 2:45 PM EDT It's been nearly a year of dog days for Florence + the Machine fans hoping for new material. Now, almost one year after Florence Welch's breakthrough performance of "Dog Days Are Over" at the 2010 VMAs, the British songstress announces a new album and debuts its first…

  16. Nero Tops Amy Winehouse on U.K. Album Chart

    August 22, 2011 9:28 AM EDT London artists are triumphant on the Official Charts Company's new U.K. sales charts, as electro duo Nero follow their recent singles chart-topper "Promises" (MTA/Mercury/Universal) with an instant No. 1 album, "Welcome Reality," and grime/rap star Wretch 32 enters at…

  17. Watch Lil Wayne on the VMAs, Then Buy His Album

    August 22, 2011 9:17 AM EDT Lil Wayne is hoping his performance on the MTV Video Music Awards will be so good, fans will rush out and get his new album: The rapper is making it digitally available at midnight after Sunday's show. "Tha Carter IV" will be available on iTunes, Amazon.com and other digital…

  18. Top 20 Tweets of the Week 8/20/2011

    August 20, 2011 11:46 AM EDT Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funnest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @chrisbrown : No more planking for me unless it's on a…

  19. POTW: Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Adele, Soulja Boy

    August 19, 2011 6:45 PM EDT Rihanna gets rid of her fiery locks, Lady Gaga goes Greaser and fans witness a deadly stage collapse. It all happened this week, and we've got the pics to prove it. SEE THE PHOTOS OF THE WEEK | LAST WEEK'S PHOTOS News of the Week: Billboard's 5 Most Popular Stories 1. 20…

  20. Lady Gaga Will Open MTV VMAs: 'It Means the World to Me'

    August 19, 2011 7:00 AM EDT Lady Gaga will deliver the opening performance of the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards. Gaga, who is up for four VMAs, made the announcement Aug. 18 via a banner in New York's Times Square. She was at MTV to introduce her new video "Yoü and I," which received its television premiere…

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