|MTV Russia Music Awards|
Matreshka - prize of RMA Awards
|Awarded for||Best in music|
|Website|| http://www.mtvasiaawards.com/ |
The MTV Russia Music Awards made its debut in 2004 and have celebrated local Russian talent as well as International. The MTV Russia Music Awards(RMA) features local and international acts and music celebrities being honoured by Russian viewers.
|Year||Venue||Host City||Presenter||Special guests|
|2004||State Kremlin Palace||Moscow||Konstantin Khabensky||Queen, The Rasmus, Darren Hayes|
|2005||Red Square||Shnur and Anna Azarova||Korn, The 69 Eyes, Kelly Osbourne|
|2006||Ice Palace||Saint Petersburg||Seryoga||Missy Elliott|
|2007||Ice Palace Khodynka||Moscow||Pavel Volya and Anna Semenovich||Avril Lavigne|
|2008||Luzhniki Palace of Sports||Dima Bilan and Sergey Lazarev||Jay Sean|
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