1998 MTV Video Music Awards (1998)

The Fifteenth Annual MTV Video Music Award show with performances like Monica Arnold, Cher and Madonna. Hosted by Ben Stiller.
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »




Credited cast:
Ben Stiller ... Himself - Host
Tori Amos ... Herself - Presenter
Monica ... Herself - Performer
Beck ... Himself - Presenter
Mariah Carey ... Herself
Sarah Michelle Gellar ... Herself - Presenter
Geri Horner ... Herself - Presenter (as Geri Halliwell)
Whitney Houston ... Herself - Presenter
Natalie Imbruglia ... Herself - Presenter
Courtney Love ... Herself - Performer (as Hole)
Brandy Norwood ... Herself - Performer (as Brandy)
Will Smith ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tatyana Ali ... Herself - Presenter
Backstreet Boys ... Themselves - Performers
Tyra Banks ... Herself - Presenter


The Fifteenth Annual MTV Video Music Award show with performances like Monica Arnold, Cher and Madonna. Hosted by Ben Stiller.

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Release Date:

10 September 1998 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Music Television (MTV) See more »
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Did You Know?


Prior to the event, MTV parodied the controversy regarding the "milw0rm" hacktivist attacks by "hacking" their own website and "spray painting" the words "JF was here," as one of the hackers was known as JF. MTV explained that it was a publicity stunt tied in with appearances by Johnny Fame. See more »


Chuck D.: [presenting an award to the Beastie Boys] In the early 1980's, the infectious styles of rhythm and rhyme brought fever to the boogie-down Bronx, to the New York metropolitan area, across the country, and to the world. At the tail-end of disco and punk, as we knew it, were hybrid along with other sounds into the absorbing style of hip-hop. Picture 1983, and the onslaught of rappers, MCs, DJs and new recording artists: Afrika Bambaataa, Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, ...
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Ray of Light
Written by Madonna, William Orbit, Clive Maldoon, Dave Curtiss and Christine Leach
Performed by Madonna and Lenny Kravitz
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