MTV

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MTV

abbreviation for
(Broadcasting) music television: a US music channel that operates 24 hours a day
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MTV


Trademark.
Music Television: a cable television subscription service featuring a format of music videos.
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Translations

MTV

[ˌɛmtiːˈviː] n abbr =music televisionMTV f
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Mark Knopfler, the frontman of British rock band Dire Straits, wrote what inadvertently became the biggest promo for MTV when he sang "I want my MTV" in the song Money for Nothing in the mid-80s in a then-groundbreaking computergenerated music video.
Adam Ant was the channel's first guest VJ in 1983, shortly followed by Eddie Murphy, while stars like Mick Jagger, David Bowie and The Police fronted the I Want My MTV campaign.
Dire Straits were the first band to incorporate video and lyrics for the MTV era, when their song Money For Nothing had the famous line: "I want my MTV."
When people all over the world say, "I want my MTV" -- whatever the language -- it turns out they mean different things.