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Bieber: Here's Why I Cried at the VMAs

Applause was a lot better than boos, he says

(Newser) - Justin Bieber appeared on the Tonight Show last night to talk about his first album in three years and ended up explaining the tearful end to his VMAs performance on Sunday. "It was just so overwhelming for me, everything, just the performance—I missed some cues so I was... More »

Kanye Is Running for President

The 2020 race could get crazy

(Newser) - Did the 2020 race for the White House just get its first candidate? If you take Kanye West at his word, then yes. Here are the highlights from his 10-minute acceptance speech after nabbing the Video Vanguard Award at last night's VMAs , per Rolling Stone :
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Top Moments From a Wild Night at the VMAs

Miley's got a new album and Kanye's 'running for president'

(Newser) - With Miley Cyrus hosting—and the show aired on a time delay in case she did anything especially wild—this year's MTV VMAs promised to deliver plenty of memorable moments, and it did not disappoint. There was no twerking from Miley this time around, though she wore a succession... More »

Miley Cyrus: 'I'm Pansexual'

Also, her 2013 VMAs performance 'wasn't shocking at all'

(Newser) - Miley Cyrus has a coming out of sorts in her new Elle UK cover interview: "I'm very open about it—I'm pansexual. But I'm not in a relationship. I'm 22, I'm going on dates, but I change my style every two weeks, let alone... More »

Twitter Tiff With Nicki Minaj Not Taylor's Best Move

It was an uncharacteristic miss for Swift, who jumped on Minaj's VMA tweet

(Newser) - Taylor Swift is a human being who does human things. That's one of the main takeaways, according to Vox , after the singer posted a knee-jerk reaction yesterday to a tweet by fellow artist Nicki Minaj. "If your video celebrates women with very slim bodies, you will be nominated... More »

Miley's Homeless VMAs Date Is Wanted by Cops

Apparently he violated probation in Oregon, then skipped town

(Newser) - The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards has a warrant out for his arrest in Oregon. Jesse Helt, 22, was arrested on charges of criminal mischief, criminal trespass, and burglary in 2010. According to court records, he broke into the apartment of a... More »

VMAs' Top Moments: Miley's Homeless Man, Beyonce, More

Blue Ivy Carter wins hearts at MTV awards show

(Newser) - Miley Cyrus is once again making headlines after the MTV Video Music Awards , but this time the focus is rather different. The singer won Video of the Year for "Wrecking Ball," and she used the opportunity to draw attention to the plight of homeless people, USA Today reports.... More »

In 'Anaconda' Rehearsal, Minaj Dancer Bitten by ... Snake

It has been an eventful run-up to the VMAs

(Newser) - By the time the MTV Video Music Awards roll around tonight, there may not be many people left willing to attend: In the wake of Suge Knight's shooting overnight at a pre-VMAs party comes the news that during a rehearsal Friday for Nicki Minaj hit "Anaconda," a... More »

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