about the show
Date Announced: Sunday, August 30, 2015
Get ready because the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards are comin' atcha live on Sunday, August 30, 2015. With out of this world performances, show-stopping appearances and a star-studded guest list, you don't want to miss this night in music history!
In the meantime, re-live the extravaganza of 2014's main event. Who could forget when Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj and Jessie J brought down the house with their powerhouse opening performance medley of "Break Free," "Anaconda," "Bang, Bang"? Katy Perry and Juicy J's Cleopatra-themed "Dark Horse" took home the first award of the night for Best Female Video. Taylor Swift shook off every last one of her haters during her debut "Shake It Off" performance. Singer-songwriter Sam Smith let loose a tsunami of feels during his powerful rendition of "Stay With Me". Miley Cyrus rounded out the night when she took home the VMA's biggest prize, Video Of The Year, for her now-iconic "Wrecking Ball" video.
Finally, in a way that only she could, international icon, all-around flawless human being and Video Vanguard Award recipient Beyoncé shut down the VMAs. She reaffirmed her Queen Bey status the minute she appeared on stage for her awe-inspiring, career-defining set.
With another year in the history books, gear up for the 2015 Video Music awards by re-watching the entire 2014 show on demand right here. Be sure to also take a look at our exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, as well as some of the best photos from the night at the Forum. Until then, check back here for the latest and greatest updates, and contain your excitement for the 2015 show!