We’re all about borrowing from MTV. Their annual Video Music Awards (VMAs) gave us inspiration for our inaugural Valentina Monetta Awards (also VMAs), and Miley Cyrus’ twerked-out performance inspired this post. But apparently the road between MTV and Eurovision works both ways. The following photo mash-up posted on the Eurovision Questions Facebook page suggests that MTV’s people take plenty of inspiration from Eurovision. It seems that ESC angles lead to VMA angles and that curving ESC runways lead to curving VMA runways! Coincidence or what?

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Photo: Genç Magazin

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MoOn-FLoWeR
8 years ago

EUROVISION 2012 <3
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Charles
Charles
8 years ago

Eurovision sought after the kind of impact of the famous VMAs the EMAs shows and transformed ESC into a bigger and more over the top production with the desesperate need to make it current, more popular and appealing. The difference between Eurovision and MTV shows? MTV awards popularity and videos … Eurovision was always about showcasing our different culture identities through music and hopefully the best music possible… it started classy but when trashy. Eurovision realized that showcasing the same kind of “outrageous music acts” or “polemic moments” would make people watch it … regardless liking it or not. So… Read more »

Marion
Marion
8 years ago

Eurovision is the best !!!! <3

Arianna
8 years ago

We all know who puts on the better show.. Right?!? right?? 😀

Fikri
Fikri
8 years ago

the stage designer is the same person i think.

Jordan
Jordan
8 years ago

The stage at the 2013 VMA’s was just dreadful…

David Thielen
8 years ago

Good artists borrow. Great artists steal.