Posts Categorized: mtv video music awards 2011

INTERVIEW: Young the Giant on Big Audiences, New Music, and ‘Glee’

Within the past seven months, Young the Giant has performed at the MTV “Video Music Awards” and had a song featured on the hit TV show, “Glee.” You could debate that the California-based indie rock band is becoming “mainstream.” It seems the band could care less what label others try to associate with its music,… Read more »

VIDEO: 2011 MTV Video Music Awards Black Carpet News and Notes

There were three big changes this year to the MTV Video Music Awards: no host, the red carpet went from white to black, and all of the arrivals were inside at the Marriott, which is next door to the Nokia Theatre. Save those, it was another star-studded event in Los Angeles, which set a network… Read more »

DAILY DOWNLOAD: Young the Giant – ‘My Body’

These California rockers nearly stole the show Sunday night at the MTV Video Music Awards with their performance of “My Body.” What made the performance even more compelling was the band’s company: YTG invited 250 of their closest friends on stage for the song. I played the studio version from the group’s self-titled LP on… Read more »

AUDIO: Entertainment Reporter Jill Wilderman on Covering the Red Carpet

I had the pleasure of meeting Jill Wilderman last June on the red carpet of the “MTV Movie Awards.” We braved the elements (a.k.a. roasted in the sun) while waiting for celebrities to walk past us and maybe, share a few words.So, I figured if there’s anyone that knows what these red carpet event are… Read more »

VIDEO: Selena Gomez Shoots Down SATC, MTV VMA Rumors; Talks Demi Lovato’s Birthday

In an interview which will air on “The Ralphie Radio Show” August 22, Selena Gomez shot down a pair of rumors about her alleged involvement in a new “Sex and the City” TV series and a Britney Spears tribute planned for the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards. The interesting thing is that Gomez calls herself… Read more »