Posted August 30, 2015 by Rocko Rathon in Editorial

A Look At The History Of MTV VMA Best Choreography Category

The annual pop culture fest known as the MTV Video Music Awards airs tonight, and with that, Rukkus.com decided to share with us an infographic breaking down the history of the Best Choreography category. Peep it below.

When looking at the data that surrounds the VMAs one aspect in particular really stood out. The relationship between the artists/performers who have been nominated for best choreography (Best Choreography In a Video) and the choreographers responsible for the elaborate dance moves they perform in those video is vast, inter-connected, slightly confusing and really just overall fascinating.

The methodology for the chart in the graphic below goes something like this. We took ?The Big 4? aka Beyonce, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson and Madonna (together they account for 30% of the winners and 26% of all nominated videos), and connected them to all of the choreographers that they worked with that have multiple nominations, or some form of connection in to other artists nominated in the choreography category.

Check out the full article HERE