You can tell a lot about Atlanta from the way it relishes its title sequences. The FX series, created by rapper/actor Donald Glover and primarily directed by Hiro Murai, gives each episode its own unique introduction and accompanying song. The first song chosen was OJ Da Juiceman’s “No Hook,” establishing that this show wouldn’t be afraid to dig deep within Atlanta’s many subcultures; onscreen, it was matched with bird’s-eye camera shots showcasing the city’s heavily wooded Southern sprawl. … read more

Director Hiro Murai ended his run directing the first five episodes of Atlanta last week with “Nobody Beats the Biebs.” Otherwise known as the “black Justin Bieber” episode, with its understated commentary and left-field-but-humane comedy, it was the apex of the new FX show’s already impressive streak. Murai will soon return, directing both the eighth and the season-ending 10th episodes, and like previous installments, there’s gleefully no way to know what to expect from them.
Murai is … read more

Inching towards three years since the initial announcement of Atlanta, we’re finally getting our first tastes of Donald Glover’s upcoming show for FX. Granted, they’re teasers in the truest sense of the word — really not revealing much, though still building excitement — but their mere existence is promising. The latest promo, the second in a week, debuted during the NBA Finals on Wednesday night. Set to Tame Impala’s “New Person, Same Old Mistakes,” the clip features Donald walking … read more

It’s that time of year again! The MTV VMAs returned to Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 30, and the stars were out to play. With Miley Cyrus leading the charge as host just two years after that infamous foam finger incident, the night showcased music’s biggest names and collaborations.
Taylor Swift went into the night with nine nominations, winning Best Pop Video over Beyonce’s “7/11” and pal Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud,” while Fall Out Boy took home the Moonman for Best Rock Video … read more

The Moonman has officially landed but only a select few have been fortunate enough to bring one home. Which stars are the winners of the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards? Read on to find out — and we’ll be updating the list throughout the night as more winners are revealed!
BEST ROCK VIDEO Winner *** Fall Out Boy – “Uma Thurman” Hozier – “Take Me To Church”
Florence + the Machine – “Ship To Wreck”
Walk the Moon – “Shut Up and Dance”
Arctic Monkeys – “Why’d You Only Call … read more

Every year, MTV honors the biggest and brightest stars in the pop music galaxy and for 2015, the Video Music Awards nominees are as plentiful as they are prolific.
Of course, Taylor Swift is the top-nod-getter with a whopping nine mentions, and she’ll do battle with guy pal Ed Sheeran in the Video of the Year category, as well as Mark Ronson with Bruno Mars, Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar.
As previously reported by the GossipCenter, Miley Cyrus will handle the hosting duties when the 2015 MTV Video … read more

The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards nominations are here — so get voting!
The list for the show, airing Sunday, August 30 at 9 p.m. ET/PT — and hosted by Miley Cyrus — is lead by Taylor Swift, who is up for nine Moonmen. Following Taylor, pal Ed Sheeran has six noms and is competing against her for the coveted Video of the Year category. We doubt there will be any bad blood, though.
The nominations were announced on Apple’s Beats 1 radio show today. Check out the full list below and start voting … read more

Taylor Swift’s year is just getting better and better! Not only has she found new love with Calvin Harris and become the youngest person to make Forbes’ list of 100 most powerful women, she can now also boast about getting more nominations than anyone else for MTV’s 2015 Video Music Awards. The nods were announced on Tuesday, July 21.
The “Bad Blood” songstress nabbed nine nominations, including Best Female Video, Best Collaboration, and Best Video Effects. Ed Sheeran wasn’t far behind with six … read more

Who’s going to take a Moonman home next month?!
Just after finding out that Miley Cyrus will be hosting the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, the nominations for the awards show were announced today through Apple Music’s Beats 1 “Chart” show. And it looks like Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and Beyoncé are leading the pack with the most nods for one of music’s biggest nights, which will air live from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, on Sunday, Aug. 30 at 9 p.m.
Swift comes out on top with nine nods, including … read more