About Brenna Ehrlich

Brenna Ehrlich is the senior writer for the MTV O Music Awards. She previously worked at Mashable.com and Heeb magazine, and is the co-founder of blog and book, Stuff Hipsters Hate. She likes listening to songs on repeat.

Epic #Drumathon Moment One: Andrew W.K. Drums With Questlove & Hanson

Posted June 21

Hey there, kids! We have weathered the storm, emerging from our 24-hour online music festival/awards show/cat-extravaganza unscathed! Now, it’s time to reflect on some of our favorite moments. The first? How about the time that Party King Andrew W.K., Questlove and Hanson all rocked out on the drums?

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The O Music Awards ARE HERE!

Posted June 19

Finally, friends: It’s almost showtime! The O Music Awards are mere HOURS away and after weeks and weeks of voting, you, the fans, have amassed more than 88 million votes (twice as many as last year — and we’re not done)! That is simply incredible — and in return, we’re fixing to unveil unto you an equally incredible show!

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CHAD SMITH, MARKY RAMONE, NICK JONAS AND OTHERS TO JOIN ANDREW W.K. FOR 24-HOUR LIVE DRUMMING MARATHON

Posted June 19

The O Music Awards today announced that Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Marky Ramone (The Ramones), Nick Jonas (Jonas Brothers),?uestlove (The Roots), Zac Hanson (Hanson), Liberty DeVitto (former drummer for Billy Joel) and others will join Andrew W.K. as he attempts to set a 24-hour drumming world record during O Music Awards, which honors the artists, fans, and innovators impacting music and culture. The live show kicks off tonight at 7pm ET/4pm PT and can be viewed on mobile, tablet or desktop via OMusicAwards.com or via the new MTV app for iPhone or iPad.

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The O Music Awards Hits LA — Courtesy of Apogee Electronics

Posted June 19

The O Music Awards are now mere hours away! As you may have heard by now, the show this year comes in the form of a 24-hour online music festival, featuring more than 50 bands (as well as some kittens, a goat and a 24-hour #drumathon courtesy of Andrew W.K.). Today, we’re happy to announce that in addition to New York and Nashville, the event will also go to down in Los Angeles, at Apogee Electronics’ Apogee Studio.

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Meet Most Inspiring Fan Outreach Nominee: Eric Whitacre

Posted June 18

The O Music Awards are now nearly 24 hours away and we’re primed to close some categories come midnight tonight — including our Most Inspiring Fan Outreach category. While you vote, vote, vote into the night, take a moment now to meet one of our nominees, Eric Whitacre, whose “Virtual Choir” project is a testament to the power of the Web to bring musicians together.

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