The first song played on MTV turned out to be more than just a novelty. It was basically a prophecy of how MTV would come to change the way we enjoy music. It wasn’t all about listening anymore — we wanted to watch our music too. In the infographic below, follow the history of MTV from The Buggles to breaking network records.

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History of MTV


Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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