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Subject: MTV2 will air Video Music Award Winning videos (1984 to 2003) on Satuday 28th!!!

Written By: woops on 08/27/04 at 2:37 am

IMO, the best videos are from the '80's through the mid 1990's.  8)

If you have MTV2, it's worth taping or watching.   :)

Here's  some of the VMA winners from 1984 to 1993:

Video of the Year

1984 The Cars "You Might Think"
1985 Don Henly "The Boys of Summer"
1986 Dire Straits "Money For Nothing"
1987 Peter Gabriel "Sledgehammer"
1988 INXS "Need You Tonight/Mediate"
1989 Neil Young "This Note's For You"
1990 Sinead O' Connor "Nothing Compares 2 U"
1991 REM "Losing My Religion"
1992 Van Hagar "Right Now"
1993 Pearl Jam "Jeremy"

Best Male Artist

1984 David Bowie "China Girl"
1985 Bruce Springsteen & The E-Syreet Band "I'm On Fire"
1986 Robert Palmer "Addicted To Love"
1987 Peter Gabriel "Sledgehammer"
1988 Prince feat. Sheena Easton "U Got The Look"
1989 Elvis Costello "Veronica"
1990 Don Henley "The End of the Innocense"
1991 Chris Isaak "Wicked Game"
1992 Eric Clapton "Tears In Heaven"
1993 Lenny Kravitz "Are You Gonna Go My Way"

Best Female Artist

1984 Cyndi Lauper "Girls Just Want To Have Fun"
1985 Tina Turner "What's Love Got To Do With It"
1986 Whitney Houston "How Will I Know"
1987 Madonna "Papa Don't Preach"
1988 Suzanne Vega "Luka"
1989 Paula Abdul "Straight Up"
1990 Sinead O'Connor "Nothing Compares 2 U"
1991 Janet Jackson "Love Will Never Do (Without You)"
1992 Annie Lennox "Why
1993 K.D. Lang "Constant Craving"

Best Group Video

1984 ZZ Top "Legs"
1985 USA For Africa "We Are The World"
1986 Dire Straits "Money For Nothing"
1987 Talking Heads "Wild Wild Life"
1988 INXS "Need You Tonight/Mediate"
1989 Living Colour "Cult Of Personality"
1990 B-52's "Love Shack"
1991 REM "Losing My Religion"
1992 U2 "Even Better Than The Real Thing"
1993 Pearl Jam "Jeremy"

Best New Artist

1984 Eurythmics "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)"
1985 'Til Tuesday "Voices Carry"
1986 A-Ha "Take On Me"
1987 Crowded House "Don't Dream, It's Over"
1988 Guns N' Roses "Welcome To The Jungle"
1989 Living Color "Cult Of Personality"
1990 Micheal Penn "No Myth"
1991 Jesus Jones "Right Here, Right Now"
1992 Nirvana "Smells Like Teen Spirit"
1993 Stone Temple Pilots "Plush

A fact: Bette Midler & Dan Ackroyd hosted the 1st annual VMAs

Some classic performances: (Unfortately, doesn't air anymore  :P)

Madonna "Like A Virgin" from 1984
ZZ Top "Sharp Dressed Man" from 1984
INXS "What You Need" from 1986
Bon Jovi "Livin' On A Prayer/Wanted Dead Or Alive" (acoustic) from 1989
Nirvana "Lithium" from 1992
Guns N' Roses with Elton John "November Rain" from 1992
Beastie Boys "Sabotage" from 1994

What's your opinions & memories of the Video Music Awards.  :) Good or Bad

IMO, they were good untill 1996. (1997 was medocre, but went downhill since)

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