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MTV Video Vanguard Award Winners List

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List of MTV Video Vanguard Award winners from every year the award has been given out. All MTV Video Vanguard Award winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the MTV Video Vanguard Award award are listed along with photos for every MTV Video Vanguard Award winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the MTV Video Vanguard Award award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the MTV Video Vanguard Award are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of MTV Video Vanguard Award winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of MTV Video Vanguard Award winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known MTV Video Vanguard Award winners of all time. Anybody who won the MTV Video Vanguard Award usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the MTV Video Vanguard Award-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the MTV Video Vanguard Award, so most of the famous MTV Video Vanguard Award winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won MTV Video Vanguard Award?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You can use this fact-based list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it with your Twitter followers, Facebook friends or with any other social networks you use regularly. List items include Britney Spears, Madonna and many more. (23 items)

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    Beastie Boys were an American hip hop band from New York City, formed in 1981. For the majority of its career, the group consisted of Michael "Mike D" Diamond, Adam "MCA" Yauch and Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz. Originally formed as a four-piece hardcore punk band, The Young Aborigines, in 1981 by Diamond, ...more

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    Bon Jovi is an American rock band from Sayreville, New Jersey. Formed in 1983, Bon Jovi consists of lead singer and namesake Jon Bon Jovi, pianist and keyboard player David Bryan, and drummer Tico Torres. The band's lineup has remained mostly static during its history, with the only exceptions being the ...more

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    Britney Jean Spears is an American singer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, she performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997. Spears's first and second studio albums, ...Baby One More Time ...more

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    David Bowie is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, arranger, and actor. He is also a painter and collector of fine art. Bowie has been a major figure in the world of popular music for over four decades, and is renowned as an innovator, particularly for his work in the ...more

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    David Byrne is a Scottish musician and a founding member and principal songwriter of the American new wave band Talking Heads, active between 1975 and 1991. Since then, Byrne has released his own solo recordings and worked with various media including film, photography, opera, fiction and non-fiction.more

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    Duran Duran
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    Duran Duran are an English rock band formed in Birmingham in 1978. They were a successful band of the 1980s and a leading band in the MTV-driven "Second British Invasion" of the United States. Since the 1980s, they have placed 14 singles in the Top 10 of the UK Singles Chart and 21 in the Billboard Hot ...more

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    George Michael
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    Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, widely known by his stage name George Michael, is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. Michael rose to superstardom during the 1980s and 1990s with his style of post-disco dance-pop. He has also been characterised as a blue-eyed soul ...more

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    Guns N' Roses
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    Guns N' Roses is an American hard rock band formed in Los Angeles, in 1985. The classic lineup as signed to Geffen Records in 1986 consisted of vocalist Axl Rose, lead guitarist Slash, rhythm guitarist Izzy Stradlin, bassist Duff McKagan, and drummer Steven Adler. Today, Axl Rose is the only remaining ...more

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    Harold "Hype" Williams is an American music video director and film director. Williams first displayed his work by tagging local billboards, storefronts, and playgrounds using HYPE as his graffiti tag. "That's probably what stimulated my interests in color," he says. "I wanted to be Basquiat or Keith ...more

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    Janet Damita Jo Jackson is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Known for a series of sonically innovative, socially conscious and sexually provocative records, as well as elaborate stage shows, television roles, and film roles, she has been a prominent figure in popular culture for over 25 ...more

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    Julien Temple
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    Julien Andrew Temple is an English film, documentary and music video director. He began his career with short films featuring the Sex Pistols, and has continued with various off-beat projects, including The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle, Absolute Beginners and a documentary film about Glastonbury.more

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    Kevin Michael Godley is a British musician and music video director. He was born in a family with Jewish ancestry, and went to North Cestrian Grammar School in Altrincham. The first band he was part of was Group 17 which had its origins in the Jewish Lads Brigade. The members were Henri Shalam, Bernard ...more

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    LL Cool J
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    James Todd Smith, better known as LL Cool J, is an American rapper, entrepreneur, and actor. He is known for pioneering hip-hop tracks such as "I Can't Live Without My Radio", "I'm Bad", "The Boomin' System", "Rock The Bells", and "Mama Said Knock You Out" as well as romantic ballads such as "I Need ...more

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    Laurence Neil "Lol" Creme is an English musician and music video director, best known for his work in 10cc. He sings and plays guitar and keyboards.more

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    Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She achieved popularity by pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music and imagery in her music videos, which became a fixture on MTV. Madonna is known for reinventing both her music and ...more

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    Mark Romanek is an American filmmaker whose directing work includes feature films, music videos, and commercials. Romanek wrote and directed the 2002 film One Hour Photo and the 2010 film Never Let Me Go. His most notable music videos include "Hurt", "Closer", "Criminal", "Scream","Got till It's Gone" ...more

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    Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. Called the King of Pop, his contributions to music and dance, along with his publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades. The eighth child of the Jackson family, ...more

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    Peter Brian Gabriel is an English singer-songwriter, musician and humanitarian activist who rose to fame as the lead vocalist and flautist of the progressive rock band Genesis. After leaving Genesis, Gabriel went on to a successful solo career, with "Solsbury Hill" his first single. His 1986 album, So, ...more

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    Richard Lester
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    Richard Lester is an American film director based in Britain. Lester is notable for his work with The Beatles in the 1960s and his work on the Superman film series in the 1980s.more

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    Russell Mulcahy is an Australian film director. Mulcahy's work is recognizable by the use of fast cuts, tracking shots and use of glowing lights as well as being one of the most prominent music video directors of the 1980s. He has also worked in television since the early 1990s, and is currently working ...more

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