Stephen Colbert, James Franco, And Michael Stipe Just Gave Us The Perfect 2016 Anthem

'It's The End Of The [Year] As We Know It,' and ... where's that 'This is Fine' dog?

Videohead: Good Charlotte's Big Brother

Josh Madden and R.E.M. collaborator Jodi Wille guest on this episode of MTV's music video podcast

Videohead: The Life’s Work Of Director Lance Bangs

From DIY beginnings to ‘Jackass,’ Kanye, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Playlist: Underrated 1980s New Wave

Our favorite sophisti-pop, early alt rock, and art punk

R.E.M. Singer Michael Stipe Gives Gaga Props For Speaking Her Mind

R.E.M. are celebrating the release of the six-DVD 'REMTV' collection, and singer Michael Stipe tells MTV that he thinks Lady Gaga is picking up on the band's good works.

13 Fun VMA Facts Your Friends Probably Don't Know

You probably didn't know (or don't remember) these interesting tidbits from VMAs history.

WTF Happened To These Extinct VMA Categories?

"Best Post-Modern Video"? “Best Artist Web Site”? Here's a look back at Moonmen that no longer exist.

Michael Stipe Recalls Meeting Kurt Cobain -- And His Blue Eyes

The former R.E.M. frontman, along with St. Vincent, reflect on a legend.

James Franco Reveals Untold Story Behind Lindsay Lohan R.E.M. Video

Multifaceted artist reveals to MTV News the story behind his 'Blue' project starring Lohan.

R.E.M. Enlist Kirsten Dunst For Video

Actress stars in clip for band's final single, 'We All Go Back to Where We Belong.'

R.E.M. And Nirvana: The Kurt Cobain/Michael Stipe Connection

Bands' intensely private singers had a unique relationship.

R.E.M. Breakup: Life's Rich Pageant

Band was uncompromising and hugely influential during 31-year career.

R.E.M. Call It Quits

'We walk away with a great sense of gratitude,' band says Wednesday, bringing to close a 30-year career.

SXSW Tribute Concert Celebrates Alex Chilton's Life And Work

Members of R.E.M., Meat Puppets, She & Him join the rest of Big Star to remember the late Chilton.

Alex Chilton Tribute Set For Saturday At SXSW Festival

Surviving Big Star bandmates, members of R.E.M., She & Him and others will play in an all-star tribute band.

Radiohead's Thom Yorke Reveals Side Project Name, Tour Dates

Atoms for Peace feature members of Red Hot Chili Peppers and R.E.M.

Simon Cowell's Haiti-Supporting 'Everybody Hurts' Premieres

All-star remake of R.E.M.'s hit song includes Susan Boyle, Mariah Carey and Leona Lewis, among others.

R.E.M., Pearl Jam, Nine Inch Nails Join Campaign To Close Guantanamo Bay

'It's anti-American, period,' said R.E.M. about the practice of using their music and others' at high volumes to intimidate detainees.

South By Southwest 2009 Preview: Bands, BBQ And Old Buddies

We give you a peek at what's due to go down at this year's SXSW in Austin, Texas.

Britney Spears, Lil Wayne, Kanye West Among Musicians We're Most Thankful For

T.I., Metallica, R.E.M. also stood out in a year that was all about change.

Simon Cowell-Mentored Leona Lewis Tops Billboard Chart With Spirit

Jordin Sparks' LP gets substantial sales boost following 'American Idol' appearance.

R.E.M. Accelerate Into The Future After 28 Years Of Songwriting

Singer Michael Stipe says there's 'an energy and an urgency' to the new album, which they recorded in just nine weeks.

R.E.M. Add Classic Flavor To Night Of New Faves, Including White Williams, YACHT & More: South By Southwest '08

Plus, Lightspeed Champion aim to take over the fest with a whopping 14 shows.

Joel Madden Sees A Shrink (On TV); Plus Grammy Awards, Hannah Montana, Rivers Cuomo, Jim Jones & More, In For The Record

Awards ceremony reaches interim agreement with WGA; Miley Cyrus falls ill at show; Cuomo plays soccer for charity.