Video Music Awards sparks controversy

Alex Spindler ~Arts & Entertainment Editor~ MTV hosted its annual Video Music Awards (VMAs) ceremony this past Sunday to record-breaking ratings. Various reports conclude that almost 22 million people watched the ceremony, and the broadcast prompted almost 8,000 tweets per minute. However, beneath the flash and glamour of the Moonman trophies, controversy ensued. This follows last year’s infamous showcase where Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke’s racy “twerking” sent tabloid newspapers over the edge. The usual drama and cat fights among the music industry divas such as Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj were enough to mollify the average watcher. Immature comments … Continue reading Video Music Awards sparks controversy