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VMA Predictions: Who Will Win, and What Will Kanye Do?

August 21, 2014

The MTV Video Music Awards have never really been about continuity. This is due mainly to the network's refusal to acknowledge its past, either because it can't (the whole "You guys don't play music videos anymore" thing) or it won't (since its core demo...

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NFL Asks Musicians for Money to Play Super Bowl

August 19, 2014

The NFL reportedly asked Katy Perry, Rihanna and Coldplay, their top choices to play the 2015 Super Bowl Halftime Show, if they would be willing to pay the league in order to secure one of the biggest gigs in the world, according to The Wall...

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Beyonce Channels Nancy Sinatra' in 'On the Run' Trailer

August 17, 2014

Beyoncé and Jay Z promoted their On The Run tour with a star-studded trailer for a non-existent action film, and they're harnessing a similar vibe in a new preview for their upcoming HBO special.  The...

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Nicki Minaj Details Beyonce Collaboration

August 4, 2014

Nicki Minaj has offered some background about her surprise guest verse on Beyoncé's new "Flawless" remix. In a radio interview with New York radio station Hot 97 (via Complex), Minaj says she jumped at the chance to work with the singer: "[Manager]...

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5 Seconds of Summer Dethrone 'Weird Al' on Charts

July 30, 2014

Man, these sad numbers are steady—album sales down 15 percent, track sales down 13 percent. Maybe Adele can come back and save us all? BOY BAND'S CHART RUN WILL PROBABLY LAST MORE THAN 5 SECONDS: 5 Seconds of Summer has done everything right...

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Beyonce Fashion Exhibit Coming to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

July 18, 2014

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum mostly houses priceless music artifacts from Hall of Famers – like John Lennon's psychedelic Sgt. Pepper's jacket or an electric guitar owned by Kurt Cobain. But the Cleveland, Ohio museum is starting...

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Sia Scores First Number One Album as 'Frozen' Sees Resurgence

July 16, 2014

Slow sales continue, but at least they're consistent — tracks are down 13 percent and albums are down 15 percent, numbers that have held steady for weeks. Here's a new one, though, according to Billboard: This week's overall sales of 4.1 million...

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Jay Z Joins Young Jeezy to Proclaim 'Seen It All'

July 1, 2014

Jay Z and Young Jeezy expound on all that's happened in their lives, from cruising the block to trotting the globe, on "Seen It All," the latest song from the Atlanta rapper's upcoming album of the same name. Both MCs recall their seedier days slinging...

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Beyonce and Jay's New Tour: Opening Night

June 26, 2014

The most powerful couple in music could have easily just coasted on their names, performing a sparse half-Jay/half-Bey concert before cashing the Roc Nation checks. Instead, over the course of two-and-a-half hours and 42 songs, the Carters opened their...

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Diplo Blends Kanye West, Black Keys for World Cup Mix

June 13, 2014

Producer-DJ-soccer fan Diplo has shared an hour-long mix to celebrate the 2014 World Cup, which commenced Thursday in Brazil. The eclectic musical stew premiered on BBC 1Extra, blending hip-hop beats (Kanye West's "Black Skinhead" and "Champion"), blues-rock...

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Beyonce Is Now Selling 'Drunk In Love' Emoji T-Shirts

June 10, 2014

Good news for fans of Beyoncé and emojis: the jack-of-all-trades pop star is now selling T-shirts emblazoned with emojis playing off lyrics from two of her new Beyoncé songs. How Did Beyonce Keep Her Surprise Album a Secret? As Fader...

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Beyonce to Receive Video Vanguard Award, Perform at VMAs

August 7, 2014

Whether Beyoncé wins any awards or not, the upcoming 2014 MTV Video Music Awards will be her night. In addition to being the most nominated artist this year – with eight nods altogether – Beyoncé is also set to receive MTV's...

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Beyonce Drops Surprise 'Flawless' Remix With Nicki Minaj

August 3, 2014

Beyoncé dropped a new surprise on her website late on Saturday night, posting a remix to her track "Flawless" featuring an intense new verse from Nicki Minaj. Early on in the track, Beyoncé makes a telling declaration: "We escalate,...

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Watch the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Trailer

July 24, 2014

The first trailer for Fifty Shades of Grey has arrived in all its scintillating, hyper-sexualized glory. Though if you're hoping for a montage of steamy footage from the boudoir and/or BDSM dungeon, you'll have to settle for a fleeting few snippets...

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Beyonce, Eminem, Iggy Azalea Lead MTV Video Music Award Noms

July 17, 2014

Major, established pop stars dominate the nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards this year, with a few artists who broke out in the past year, like Iggy Azalea, Miley Cyrus and Sam Smith, getting recognized in major categories. The awards ceremony...

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Beyonce and Jay Z's Tour to Air on HBO

July 11, 2014

UPDATE: HBO announced that the show will premiere on Saturday, Sept. 20th, at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Beyoncé and Jay Z's ongoing love affair with HBO, which has been running clips of Beyoncé's Mrs. Carter World Tour after True Blood and previously...

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Beyonce, Dr. Dre Lead Forbes Celebrity 100 List

June 30, 2014

Beyoncé is already the queen of pop music, but now she's the queen of pop culture. The singer has claimed the top spot on Forbes' new Celebrity 100 list, which ranks the most successful celebrities from "movies, TV, music, sports, books and...

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Beyonce Concert Series Coming to HBO

June 19, 2014

HBO will air 10 live clips taped during Beyoncé's Mrs. Carter World Tour ahead of each episode of the seventh and final season of True Blood starting June 29th at 9 p.m. ET, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Titled Beyoncé: X10,...

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Beyonce Drops June Birthdays Playlist Featuring Kanye West, Solange

June 11, 2014

It turns out a lot of great artists have birthdays in June, as exemplified by, of all people, Beyoncé. The singer curated a playlist and posted it to her website, writing, "Enjoy this playlist in celebration of some of the great...

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Michelle Williams on Recruiting Beyonce, Kelly Rowland for 'Say Yes'

June 5, 2014

Beyoncé Knowles and Kelly Rowland jumped at the chance to sing on Michelle Williams' latest single "Say Yes," after hearing an early version of the track, the singer told The Hollywood Reporter. "They received an advance copy of the album and...

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