The 2015 VMAs (or Video Music Awards, to use the official name) were handed out on Sunday night for the 31st consecutive summer on MTV.

As was the case in each of the previous 30, the show - which has long outlived the music videos that put its network on the map - was an event.

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Earlier today, Nicki Minaj complained about her lack of VMA nominations on Twitter and suggested that she was unfairly shut out of two categories due to racial discrimination. 

In a series of angry tweets, the rapper made vague references "other girls" receiving preferential treatment and stated that her belief that the nomination process revealed MTV's favoritisim for "different" kinds of artists.

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