Friday, January 1, 2010

MTV News' Top 9 of '09 Moments - #6 ‘New Moon’ Fever Strikes

There were, of course, plenty of other high points, from the insanity surrounding the “Twilight Saga: New Moon” release and the breathless chatter about Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart’s alleged relationship, to the hilarity of the Eminem/Brüno incident at the MTV Movie Awards.The pulsing soundtrack to the whole maddening mess was provided, of course, by MTV News’ Woman of the Year, Lady Gaga.

We tried to be everywhere for you this year, covering all the major events and news stories, offering the first peeks at videos and listens to the hottest albums while spending way more time than we would like to think about monitoring celebrity Twitter accounts. But, after careful consideration, we’ve boiled down the “Top 9 of ‘09″ events that rocked our world this year.

Here’s the countdown:

6. “New Moon” Fever Strikes
Aside from Gaga, the other obsession we couldn’t shake in 2009 was the breathless wait for the release of the “Twilight” sequel “New Moon.” From the slow reveal of the trailer to the details of the movie’s smash opening weekend, we took you behind the scenes for every step of the journey, though even we couldn’t unravel the truth behind the alleged relationship between co-stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart.


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