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!

(MTV, July 1990)