Billboard Top 30 “Summer” Singles All Time [1958-2012]

23 07 2012




Flashback: Video Music Awards 1990

11 08 2009

Video Of The Year

Sinead O’Connor – Nothing Compares 2 U (Winner)
Aerosmith – Janie’s Got a Gun
Madonna – Vogue
Don Henley – The End Of Innocence

Best Male Video

Don Henley – The End Of Innocence (Winner)
M.C Hammer – U Can’t Touch This
Billy Idol – Cradle Of Love
Michael Penn – No Myth

Best Female Video

Sinead O’Connor – Nothing Compares 2 U (Winner)
Paula Abdul – Opposites Attract
Madonna – Vogue
Alannah Myles – Black Velvet
Michelle Shocked – On The Greener Side

Best Group Video

The B-52’s – Love Shack (Winner)
Aerosmith – Janie’s Got A Gun
Midnight Oil – Blue Sky Mine
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Higher Ground
Tears For Fears – Sowing The Seeds Of Love

Best Rap Video

M.C Hammer – U Can’t Touch This (Winner)
Digital Underground – The Humpty Dance
Biz Markie – Just A Friend
Young MC – Principal’s Office

Best Dance Video

M.C Hammer – U Can’t Touch This (Winner)
Paula Abdul – Opposites Attract
Janet Jackson – Rhythm Nation
Madonna – Vogue

Viewer’s Choice

Aerosmith – Janie’s Got a Gun (Winner)
Don Henley – The End Of The Innocence
Madonna – Vogue
Sinéad O’Conner – Nothing Compares 2 U

Best New Artist

Michael Penn – No Myth (Winner)
Bell Biv Devoe – Poison
The Black Crowes – Jealous Again
Jane Child – Don’t Want To Fall In Love Again
Lenny Kravitz – Let Love Rule
Alannah Myles – Black Velvet
Lisa Stansfield – All Around the World

Breakthrough Video

Tears For Fears – Sowing The Seeds of Love (Winner)
Paula Abdul – Opposites Attract
Sinéad O’Connor – Nothing Compares 2 U
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Higher Ground

Best Post Modern Video

Sinead O’Connor – Nothing Compares 2 U (Winner)
Depeche Mode – Personal Jesus
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Higher Ground
Tears For Fears – Sowing The Seeds Of Love

Best Metal/Hard Rock

Aerosmith – Janie’s Got a Gun (Winner)
Faith No More – Epic
Motley Crue – Kickstart My Heart
Slaughter – Up All Night

Best Video From a Film

Billy Idol – Cradle Of Love (Winner)
Edie Brickell & The New Bohemians – A Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall
Prince – Batdance
ZZ Top – DoubleBack

Video Vanguard Award

Janet Jackson (Winner)

Best Direction

Madonna – Vogue (Winner)
Paula Abdul – Opposites Attract
Aerosmith – Janie’s Got A Gun
Don Henley – The End Of The Innocence

Best Choreography

Janet Jackson – Rhythm Nation (Winner)
Paula Abdul – Opposites Attract
M.C. Hammer – U Can’t Touch This
Madonna – Vogue

Best Special Effects

Tears For Fears – Sowing The Seeds of Love (Winner)
Paula Abdul – Opposites Attract
Billy Idol – Cradle Of Love
Billy Joel – We Didn’t Start The Fire

Best Art Direction

The B-52’s – Love Shack (Winner)
Aerosmith – Janie’s Got A Gun
Billy Joel – We Didn’t Start The Fire
Madonna – Vogue

Best Editing

Madonna – Vogue (Winner)
Aerosmith – Janie’s Got A Gun
Don Henley – The End Of The Innocence
M.C. Hammer – U Can’t Touch This

Best Cinematography

Madonna – Vogue (Winner)
Aerosmith – Janie’s Got A Gun
Don Henley – The End Of The Innocence
Billy Joel – We Didn’t Start The Fire





Flashback: Video Music Awards 1985

4 08 2009

Video Of The Year

Don Henley – Boys Of Summer (Winner)
David Lee Roth – California Girls
USA For Africa – We Are The World
David Lee Roth – Just a Gigolo / I Ain’t Got Nobody
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers – Don’t Come Around Here No More

Best Male Video

Bruce Springsteen – I’m On Fire (Winner)
Don Henley – Boys Of Summer
David Lee Roth – California Girls
Glen Frey – Smuggler’s Blues
David Lee Roth – Just a Gigolo / I Ain’t Got Nobody

Best Female Video

Tina Turner – Better Be Good To Me (Winner)
Cyndi Lauper – She Bop
Madonna – Material Girl
Sheila E. – The Glamorous Life
Sade – Smooth Operator

Best Group Video

USA For Africa – We Are The World (Winner)
U2 – Pride (In The Name Of Love)
The Cars – Drive
Eurythmics – Would I Lie To You
Huey Lewis & The News – If This Is It

Viewer’s Choice

USA For Africa – We Are The World (Winner)
Don Henley – Boys Of Summer
David Lee Roth – California Girls
David Lee Roth – Just a Gigolo / I Ain’t Got Nobody
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers – Don’t Come Around Here No More

Best New Artist

‘til Tuesday – Voices Carry (Winner)
Frankie Goes To Holliwood – Two Tribes
Sade – Smooth Operator
Sheila E. – The Glamorous Life
Julian Lennon – Valotte

Best Concept Video

Glen Frey – Smuggler’s Blues (Winner)
Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Two Tribes
David Lee Roth – Just a Gigolo / I Ain’t Got Nobody
Don Henley – Boys Of Summer
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers – Don’t Come Around Here No More

Best Stage Performance

Bruce Springsteen – Dancing In The Dark (Winner)
David Bowie – Blue Jeans (Live)
Tina Turner – Better Be Good To Me
Eurythmics – Would I Lie To You
Talking Heads – Once In a Lifetime

Best Overall Performance

Philip Bailey & Phil Collins – Easy Lovers (Winner)
Bruce Springsteen – Dancing In The Dark
Eurythmics – Would I Lie To You
David Lee Roth – Just a Gigolo / I Ain’t Got Nobody
USA For Africa – We Are The World

Most Experimental Video

The Art Of Noise – Close (To The Edit) (Winner)
Chris Isaak – Dancin’
Lindsey Buckingham – Go Insane
Lindsey Buckingham – Slow Dancing
Lone Justice – Ways To Be Wicked

Best Direction

Don Henley – Boys Of Summer
Chris Isaak – Dancin’
Bryan Adams – Run To You
Duran Duran – The Wild Boys
Simple Minds – Don’t You (Forget About Me)
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers – Don’t Come Around Here No More
Toto – Stranger In Town

Best Coreography

Elton John – Sad Songs (Say To Much) (Winner)
Madonna – Like a Virgin
Madonna – Material Girl
Eurythmics – Would I Lie To You
Prince & The Revolution – When Doves Cry
Sheila E. – The Glamorous Life
Tina Turner – Private Dancer

Best Special Effects

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers – Don’t Come Around Here No More (Winner)
Culture Club – It’s a Miracle
Lindsey Buckingham – Go Insane
Lindsey Buckingham – Slow Dancing

Best Art Direction

Don Henley – Boys Of Summer (Winner)
Bryan Adams – Run To You
Culture Club – It’s a Miracle
Madonna – Like a Virgin
Simple Minds – Don’t You (Forget About Me)
Peter Brown – Zie Zie Won’t Dance

Best Editing

The Art Of Noise – Close (To The Edit) (Winner)
Bryan Adams – Run To You
Lindsey Buckingham – Go Insane
Lindsey Buckingham – Slow Dancing
Eurythmics – Would I Lie To You

Best Cinematography

Don Henley – Boys Of Summer (Winner)
Bryan Adams – Heaven
Bryan Adams – Run To You
Lindsey Buckingham – Go Insane
Madonna – Like a Virgin