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  • David Bowie, Aerosmith, Flaming Lips Pen Songs for 'SpongeBob Musical'

    A surprising collection of musicians will write songs for an upcoming theatrical production of SpongeBob SquarePants, dubbed The SpongeBob Musical. David Bowie, Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, Cyndi Lauper, Flaming Lips, John Legend and T.I. will all contribute original songs to the show.…

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  • What T-Pain, Ja Rule and More Really Think of Donald Trump

    All across these United States, the same unlikely word echoes from one town to the next: Trump! Could the MTV Music Video Awards in Los Angeles be so different? Did the billionaire presidential candidate's name come up again and again on the red carpet this weekend? No. But we conducted a...

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  • Watch the Tragic Trailer for Kristian Bush's New Documentary

    It's been four years since the stage at the Indiana State Fair crashed to the ground minutes before a Sugarland show, killing seven people who'd shown up early for front-row seats. More than 100 others were injured. Bandmate Kristian Bush is still reeling from the disaster, which kicked off a...

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  • Carrie Brownstein Lines Up Questlove, Amy Poehler for Book Tour

    Sleater-Kinney guitarist/Portlandia star Carrie Brownstein will release a memoir, Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl, on October 27th via Penguin. That same day, the versatile performer will kick off a book tour at Brooklyn bar Saint Vitus, joined in conversation by Roots drummer-producer Questlove. The…

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  • Inside the 2015 VMAs: 8 Questions We Asked From Our Seats

    "I don't understand award shows!" Kanye West declared last night with real agony in his voice during a long, emotional speech at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. He was there to pick up the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, but had other worries on his mind. So...

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  • Hear Slayer's Crushing New War Cry, 'Cast the First Stone'

    Plodding, doomy guitars open one of the heavier tracks on Slayer's upcoming album Repentless, "Cast the First Stone," which is now streaming online and available for free download via Adult Swim Singles. The tune soon transitions into a bulldozing, mid-paced thrasher, as frontman Tom Araya sings…

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  • Hear Siouxsie Sioux's Haunting ‘Hannibal’ Finale Song, 'Love Crime'

    Siouxsie Sioux ended an eight-year songwriting hiatus Saturday night when she contributed a new track titled "Love Crime" to the series finale of Hannibal. The Siouxsie and the Banshees singer's haunting, strings-laden track was spearheaded by the serial killer show's music supervisor Brian…

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  • Katy Perry Preps 'Prismatic World Tour Live' Concert Film

    Katy Perry's colorful, sprawling Prism trek will come to the small screen this October with the release of The Prismatic World Tour Live. The concert film will focus on Perry's December 2014 visit to Sydney, Australia, where she performed six shows at the Allphones Arena. The Prismatic World Tour…

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  • Watch Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber, More Perform at VMAs

    Given Miley Cyrus' gig as the Video Music Awards' host, the MTV award show was filled with surprises and special guests. The show relied heavily on referencing the most controversial moments from its recent history, flashing clips of Cyrus dancing on Robin Thicke as well as Kanye West...

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  • How President Kanye Saved the Video Music Awards: MTV, What's Good?

    Hail to the chief — our future President Kanye West stole the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, announcing his beautiful dark twisted candidacy for Commander-in-Cheezus. "Yes, as you probably could have guessed by this moment, I have decided to run for President in 2020," he said, after a brilliantly…

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  • Kanye West, Travis Scott Team for Psychedelic 'Piss on Your Grave'

    Kanye West and Travis Scott have united for a druggy, experimental track called "Piss on Your Grave," a track off Scott's upcoming debut LP, Rodeo, due out September 4th, Noisey reports. The newly leaked song finds the G.O.O.D. Music rappers threatening their foes with urination over lumbering…

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  • Miley Cyrus Talks ‘Dead Petz,’ 'Really Trippy' Wayne Coyne Friendship

    Miley Cyrus staged the biggest surprise in a VMAs full of unexpected moments when the singer announced at the end of the show that her new album Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz was available to stream for free. Speaking to the New York Times,...

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  • Hear a Rare 1990 Glen Campbell Recording in England

    Although he's since retired from touring and making music following his Alzheimer's diagnosis in 2011, Glen Campbell remained a top concert draw up until his final show in 2012. Now, a new live recording — the first in a series of U.K. concerts by artists from Rick Wakeman to Belinda Carlisle...

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  • Read Kanye West's Blunt, Poignant VMA Video Vanguard Award Speech

    The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards produced more talked-about moments in one night than the show has garnered in years. Nicki Minaj blasting Miley Cyrus. Cyrus' surprise new album. The return of (a high-flying) Justin Bieber. But in terms of poignancy, thoughtfulness and spontaneity, nothing beat…

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  • Beef, Bombast and Kanye West Reign at Wild MTV Video Music Awards

    The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards dished out a buffet of bombast and beef, a barrage of memorable performances and ridiculous outfits, and ultimately served as a pristine example of the transitive properties of pop: Host Miley Cyrus got into it with Nicki Minaj, who made nice with Taylor Swift, who...

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  • Miley Cyrus Surprise-Releases New Album Following VMA Performance

    Miley Cyrus capped off the show with a glittery, wild performance of a new song titled "Dooo It" before announcing her new album, titled Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz, was available to stream for free at her website. After a slow, solo entrance, past contestants from RuPaul's Drag...

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  • Kanye West Jabs MTV, Award Process in VMA Vanguard Award Speech

    Kanye West received the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at this year's MTV Video Music Awards, with Taylor Swift — the artist West infamously interrupted six years ago at the VMAs — presenting the award. Swift referenced the moment when West first met as she spoke highly of...

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  • Justin Bieber Marks VMA Comeback With High-Flying Performance

    Fresh off being pulled over for unsafe driving in Los Angeles less than 24 hours before the MTV Video Music Awards, Justin Bieber made his long-awaited return to the VMA stage Sunday night with a high-flying-performance of his Jack Ü collaboration "Where Are Ü Now" alongside...

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  • Watch Nicki Minaj Blast Miley Cyrus During VMA Acceptance Speech

    Nicki Minaj ended her acceptance speech for Best Hip-Hop Video at the Video Music Awards by thanking her pastor, then cursing out Miley Cyrus, passing it back to the host with the curt: "And now, back to this bitch who had a lot to say about me the other day...

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  • Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift Open VMAs With Surprise Medley

    Nicki Minaj provided an unexpected opening for the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards as she teamed with Taylor Swift, who the rapper briefly beefed with in the months prior to the VMAs, onstage for a surprise duet. Minaj and a cadre of dancers started things off with a thumping rendition of "Trini Dem...

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