Winners of the MTV Video Music Awards

Events in Music

  • 1984-09-14 1st MTV Video Music Awards: The Cars win with "You Might Think"

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1985-09-13 2nd MTV Video Music Awards: Bruce Springsteen

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Singer-Songwriter
Bruce Springsteen

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1986-09-05 3rd MTV Video Music Awards: Whitney Houston wins

  • 1987-09-11 4th MTV Video Music Awards: Peter Gabriel wins
  • 1988-09-07 5th MTV Video Music Awards: INXS wins
  • 1989-09-06 6th MTV Video Music Awards: Living Colour wins

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1990-09-06 7th MTV Video Music Awards: Sinead O'Connor wins

Singer-Songwriter Sinead O'Connor
Singer-Songwriter
Sinead O'Connor

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1992-09-09 9th MTV Video Music Awards: Howard Stern appears as Fartman

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern
  • 1993-09-02 10th MTV Video Music Awards: Pearl Jam, En Vogue wins

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1994-09-08 11th MTV Video Music Awards: Aerosmith wins with newlyweds Michael Jackson & Lisa Marie Presley opening the show

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
Princess of Rock and Roll Lisa Marie Presley
Princess of Rock and Roll
Lisa Marie Presley

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1995-09-07 12th MTV Video Music Awards: TLC, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, & Madonna win

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna
  • 1996-09-04 13th MTV Video Music Awards: Alanis Morrisett & Smashing Pumpkins win
  • 1997-09-04 14th MTV Video Music Awards: Jamiroquai, Jewel & Beck win
  • 1998-09-10 15th MTV Video Music Awards: Madonna & Will Smith win

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1999-09-09 16th MTV Video Music Awards: Lauryn Hill & Will Smith win

Singer-Songwriter Lauryn Hill
Singer-Songwriter
Lauryn Hill
Actor Will Smith
Actor
Will Smith

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2000-09-07 17th MTV Video Music Awards: Eminem & Aaliyah win

Rapper and Songwriter Eminem
Rapper and Songwriter
Eminem

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2001-09-06 18th MTV Video Music Awards: Lady Marmalade, Eve f/ Gwen Stefani & Moby f/ Gwen Stefani win

Singer Gwen Stefani
Singer
Gwen Stefani

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2003-08-28 20th MTV Video Music Awards: Missy Elliott, Beyoncé and Justin Timberlake win

Singer Beyoncé Knowles
Singer
Beyoncé Knowles
Singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake
Singer-songwriter
Justin Timberlake
Rapper Missy Elliott
Rapper
Missy Elliott
  • 2004-08-29 21st MTV Video Music Awards: OutKast, Beyoncé & Usher f/ Lil Jon & Ludacris win

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2005-09-01 22nd MTV Video Music Awards: Green Day, Kelly Clarkson & Kanye West win

Singer Kelly Clarkson
Singer
Kelly Clarkson
Rapper Kanye West
Rapper
Kanye West
Bassist Rocker Mike Dirnt
Bassist Rocker
Mike Dirnt

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2007-09-09 24th MTV Video Music Awards: Rihanna f/ Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake and Fergie win

Singer Rihanna
Singer
Rihanna
Singer Fergie
Singer
Fergie
Rapper & Record Producer Jay-Z
Rapper & Record Producer
Jay-Z

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2008-09-07 25th MTV Video Music Awards: Britney Spears & Chris Brown win

Singer Chris Brown
Singer
Chris Brown
Pop Star Britney Spears
Pop Star
Britney Spears

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2009-09-13 26th MTV Video Music Awards: Beyoncé, Taylor Swift & T.I. f/ Rihanna win

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Singer-songwriter
Taylor Swift
Singer Beyoncé Knowles
Singer
Beyoncé Knowles

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2010-09-12 27th MTV Video Music Awards: Lady Gaga & Eminem win

Singer-Songwriter Lady Gaga
Singer-Songwriter
Lady Gaga
Rapper and Songwriter Eminem
Rapper and Songwriter
Eminem

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2011-08-28 28th MTV Video Music Awards: Katy Perry, Lady Gaga & Justin Bieber win

Pop Star Katy Perry
Pop Star
Katy Perry
Pop Star Justin Bieber
Pop Star
Justin Bieber
Singer-Songwriter Lady Gaga
Singer-Songwriter
Lady Gaga

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2012-09-06 29th MTV Video Music Awards: Rihanna f/ Calvin Harris, Nicki Minaj & Chris Brown win

Rapper & Singer Nicki Minaj
Rapper & Singer
Nicki Minaj
Singer Chris Brown
Singer
Chris Brown
Singer Rihanna
Singer
Rihanna

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2013-08-25 30th MTV Video Music Awards: Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift & Bruno Mars win

Singer Bruno Mars
Singer
Bruno Mars
Singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake
Singer-songwriter
Justin Timberlake
Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Singer-songwriter
Taylor Swift

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2015-08-30 Rap artist Kanye West announces he will run for President in 2020 at the MTV Video Music Awards

Rapper Kanye West
Rapper
Kanye West