There was a time when MTV was more powerful, in theory, than any other organization in the world. Yes, I'm counting the U.S. government.
I mean, even if he had wanted to, Reagan couldn't just point at a musician and say "You're the next big star!" and have it come true. MTV executives, however, could absolutely do that for the better part of two decades.
I can honestly say that we, unlike MTV, will always stay true to the music and will never become reality TV trivia ... unless someone gives us enough money.
Which music video launched it all?
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