1990: MTV Awards Nominations Announced!




This week 20 years ago, fans everywhere were eagerly awaiting the 7th Annual MTV Video Music Awards. Just a few days before the show, and only a few weeks after her Blond Ambition tour had ended, Madonna was confirmed as one of the musical performers at the ceremony to be held in Los Angeles.

A month earlier on Tuesday 17th July, the award nominations were announced at a press conference hosted by Arsenio Hall, who was himself returning to compere the show. Here is a rare MTV News report about the nominations including star comments about Madonna's record-breaking 8 nominations for her "Vogue" video!

Stay tuned this week to madonna-tv.com for the ultimate video roundup of Madonna's historic appearance 20 years ago at the VMAs in 1990. If you didn't live through that week in 1990, now's your chance!

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(MTV, July 1990)