Muz-TV is a Russian music TV channel, broadcasting since 1996, as a MTV version in Russian language. Muz-TV's format is Russian pop music videos, although international pop, hip-hop and contemporary R&B can be occasionally seen as well.
Muz-TV Music Award is held annually and presented to Russian pop musicians since 2003. For each nomination, three nominees are chosen by the channel's jury, and then nominees are voted via SMS. Music Award concert is held at one of the major Moscow venues - Olimpiysky Stadium.