A$AP Rocky kicked off this year’s MTV Video Music Awards in high style, taking the stage with Rihanna to perform their new collaboration “Cockiness (Remix)” — and then taking a big ole’ handful of her behind. Rocky turned away laughing when Rihanna pushed him off, and the moment that soon thereafter spread across the internet via YouTube clip and of course .gif since then. Rather, Rocky seems content to brush off the moment as just that. “I thought it was just one of those moments,” he said, speaking with V-103. “I didn’t know everyone was really talking about it.” Read more…
Already, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” the lead single off of Taylor Swift’s forthcoming Red, has climbed the Billboard 100, broken sales records, and become the anthem of strong-willed girls nationwide. And now, we get word that Taylor will give it the big-stage, live debut it deserves next month at the MTV Video Music Awards! There, she’ll be joining Green Day, One Direction, P!nk and Alicia Keys, which means all three of our strong, VH1 Storytelling women will be representing!
Taylor VMA appearances past have been nothing if not memorable, as she was the first country music star to win the award and of course there was that “I’ma let you finish” moment that so famously followed. And if Taylor’s hair-flipping and finger-wagging lip-synch of “Never Ever” is any indication, this performance too will be a show to be seen. So if you haven’t already, now would be a good time to mark your calenders: September 6 at 8 PM. We-eeeee!
Taylor Swift To Perform New Song For The First Time At VMAs! [MTV]
Previously: The 2012 VMA Nominations Are In, And It’s A Good Year To Be Drake Or Rihanna