MTV VMAs Belonged to Three UK Singers – Jessie J, Adele, and Amy Winehouse

Katy Perry wore a cheese on her head. Nicki Minaj wore a SARS mask. Lady Gaga, not content to choose her fashions from a meat locker, well, she underwent a sex change.

Florence and the Machine Gets Post-VMAs Chart Boost

The dog days are indeed over for Florence and the Machine. Her much-heralded performance at the MTV Video Music Awards has helped give the 24-year-old singer-songwriter her first Billboard top 30 hit single.

Florence and the Machine Breaks Through at the VMAs

The ceremony itself was a snooze, the performances were mostly uninspired, and Chelsea Handler was a flat, laugh-free bust as the host. (Her failure only reinforced my opinion that Russell Brand should host every year.

Florence and the Machine Previews VMA Performance

Florence and the Machine‘s four MTV VMA nominations were a pleasant surprise last month, and we were even more pleased to learn that she’d be performing her eccentric single, “Dog Days Are Over,” on …

Florence and the Machine Scores 4 MTV VMA Nominations

Congratulations to my girl Florence and the Machine, who racked up four MTV VMA nominations today. That’s nine shy of the record 13 nominations that Lady Gaga received.