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20 Best MTV VMAs Opening Performances

August 22, 2014

If the Grammys are "music's biggest night," then the MTV Video Music Awards are music's most memorable. For three decades, the VMAs have had an incomparable ability to distill a year's worth of pop music into a single killer ceremony-opening performance....

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Hear Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett's Jazzy Love Song

August 19, 2014

"Gee, I'd like to say you're looking swell, Tony," Lady Gaga sings midway through her swinging duet, "I Can't Give You Anything but Love," with easy-listening luminary Tony Bennett. "Diamond bracelets won't work, doesn't sell, Gaga," Bennett...

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Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Talk Duets

July 29, 2014

When Lady Gaga recalls her first meeting with golden-throated crooner Tony Bennett, she still sounds impressed. She had just performed a set of pop hits and a cover of Nat King Cole's "Orange Colored Sky" – "a jazz song," she points out –...

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Lady Gaga's NSFW Video Surfaces Online

June 19, 2014

An explicit, 30-second clip of the video for "Do What U Want," Lady Gaga's Artpop duet with R. Kelly, has surfaced online via TMZ. Last year, photographer Terry Richardson, who shot Miley Cyrus's nudity-saturated "Wrecking Ball" clip, masterminded the...

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Lady Gaga Wraps NYC Run With Artbang

April 8, 2014

Lady Gaga admitted she cried before going onstage at New York's Roseland Ballroom last night — not strictly because it was the last performance before the beloved venue closed its doors permanently, but "because this city makes me feel so strong. A...

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Demi Lovato Lambastes Lady Gaga for 'Glamorizing' Eating Disorders

March 16, 2014

Lady Gaga may have intended the vomit in her South By Southwest performance as art, but to Demi Lovato, the stunt was a dangerous endorsement of eating disorders. "Sad... As if we didn't have enough people glamorizing eat disorders already," the singer...

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Gaga Stages Art-Puke Spectacle at SXSW

March 14, 2014

Ever since she was a young provocateur hatched from an egg, Lady Gaga has known how to make an entrance. Last night, for her showcase at SXSW, she was carried onto the stage trussed to a horizontal pole in black underwear, looking like she was a pig roasting...

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Lady Gaga Talks Intimate SXSW Show

March 6, 2014

Lady Gaga will perform at this year's South by Southwest for the first time, appearing at the Doritos #BoldStage at Stubb's on Thursday, March 13. Keeping in line with Doritos' "bold" theme, fans wishing to attend must complete a "series of bold challenges...

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Watch U2 Go 'Invisible' on Jimmy Fallon's First 'Tonight Show'

February 18, 2014

As if Jimmy Fallon's too-close-for-comfort impressions of Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young  on Late Night didn't reveal the talk-show host's undying love of music, the new Tonight Show host kicked off his run with a typically loud hour...

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Lady Gaga's Depression: 'I Felt Like I Was Dying'

February 6, 2014

Lady Gaga got serious recently when asked for the biggest thing she has learned about herself. Rather than a glib answer, she told Harper's Bazaar about the depression she felt – and the tolls it took on her – after the November...

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Lady Gaga Honors Carole King for MusiCares

January 25, 2014

Carole King still sees herself "first, last and always a songwriter," she said as she accepted MusiCare’s 2013 Person of the Year honors last night at the Los Angeles Convention Center. But even after decades of hits written for herself and others,...

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Springsteen, Vedder Con Artist Sentenced to Four Years

July 28, 2014

Portland alt-country musician Kasey Anderson has been sentenced to four years in prison for defrauding over 30 investors out of $586,000 by vowing to hold a concert and release a compilation album benefitting the West Memphis Three (who were infamously...

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Lady Gaga Unleashes Epic Clip for 'G.U.Y.'

March 23, 2014

Lady Gaga premiered her longest music video yet Saturday night, unleashing a wide-ranging lux epic for "G.U.Y.," the third single off her album Artpop. Clocking in at 11 minutes and 46 seconds, the "Artpop film," which was directed by Gaga herself and...

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Lady Gaga Defends Vomit Performance as Art

March 14, 2014

The dichotomy between art and commerce was the major theme of Lady Gaga's South by Southwest keynote address Friday. Whether she was addressing questions about "selling out" by allowing a snack company to sponsor her performance-art concert Thursday night...

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Lady Gaga to Deliver SXSW Keynote

March 9, 2014

Lady Gaga will be delivering the keynote address at this year's South by Southwest Festival. The festival's organizers announced late last night that the 27-year-old pop queen will be giving her speech as part of a conversation led by John Norris of Fuse...

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Apple Launching iTunes Festival at SXSW

February 19, 2014

Since 2007, iTunes Festival, the free month-long concert series sponsored by Apple, has become a London mainstay, and now the tech giant is bringing it stateside at next month's South by Southwest festival, according to Associated Press. SXSW Teases...

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U2, Gaga, Timberlake Set for Fallon's 'Tonight Show'

February 10, 2014

Lady Gaga, Tim McGraw, Arcade Fire and Justin Timberlake will join U2 as The Tonight Show's opening week musical guests when Jimmy Fallon takes over on February 17th. He's also lined up a formidable list of actors and comedians...

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Elton John, Lady Gaga Nominated for GLAAD Media Awards

January 30, 2014

The 25th annual GLAAD Media Awards nominations are out, and Elton John, Lady Gaga, Vampire Weekend, Goldfrapp and Tegan and Sara are up for the Outstanding Music Artist prize. According to GLAAD, the awards "recognize and honor media for their fair,...

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