MTV turns 30

Madonna performing on the 1984 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, September 14, 1984.
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Getting older is a fact of life, even for a television network that prides itself staying forever young. Music Television - also known as MTV - turns the big 3-0 today.

Pictures: 30 years of MTV stars

"The Early Show" took a look back at what the iconic American brand, mover, and shaker, has been up to for the last three decades; turns out, it wasn't all just a bunch of head-banging.

Check out the video below for some of the top moments in the channel's history: