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Memorable And Outrageous VMA Moments

8/1/2015 2:30pm EDT
The Most Outrageous Moments From The MTV VMAs
Love'em or hate'em, the MTV Video Music Awards are one of the most iconic award shows in all of pop-culture. Ever since its inception in 1984, the show has been a juggernaut in showing just who told the best visual story with their music. Aside from the music videos, though, there's been a great number of crazy antics and wacky moments that have taken place, too. That's what we're here to celebrate.

Kanye West vs. Taylor Swift (2009)

Nothing represents the craziness of the VMAs more than when Kanye West interrupted Taylor Swift's acceptance speech for her “Best Female Video" win. It was u...
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Amy Schumer Shares Bikini Shot Of New BFF Jennifer Lawrence

7/31/2015 3:19pm EDT
Jennifer Lawrence
Amy Schumer shared a handful of photos from her summer vacation, revealing that she's spending her down-time with new pal Jennifer Lawrence.

The comedienne shared a shot of lawrence at the top of a "human pyramid" wearing a colorful Mara Hoffman string bikini, and a shot of the two riding a jet ski. "#maniac," she captioned the image.

A third shot of the 34-year-old shows her, Lawrence and eight other pals piled onto a trio of floats in the ocean. She captioned it, "Binders of women," a reference to one of the quotes made by 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney nearly three years ago.
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Katy Perry Could Be America's Next Top Supermodel

7/30/2015 10:44pm EDT
Katy Perry Vogue Japan
Katy Perry rocks her short pixie-do in the September issue of Vogue Japan, showing that if she ever gives up on music she's definitely got what it takes to be a supermodel.

The singer, who posed in a number of shots ranging from lingerie to sweatsuits to furs, shared a series of three images across the top of her Instagram page on Tuesday. Unfortunately, from now on she'll have to keep posting three shots at a time to if she wants to keep the triptych intact:

Katy's playful pink cover is a far cry from what's on the pages inside the issue, where she holds her own in a spread styled by C...
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Get To Know 'Euros Of Hollywood' Star Bleona

7/30/2015 2:01pm EDT
Bleona
Albanian native Bleona Qereti has been dubbed the "Madonna" of her native country, having sold more than 1.5 million records worldwide with eight albums to her name. The singer made her U.S. debut on Bravo's Euros of Hollywood, which follows the lives of several successful Europeans living in Los Angeles. I recently caught up with the star to learn more about her international music career, The X Factor experience, and how she finally got Timbaland to work with her.

How did you get your start in music?

I started sort of accidentally at the young age of three, when I was “forced” to sing a...
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Jimmy Kimmel Reveals Some Great Rock And Roll History With Rick Springfield

7/30/2015 11:43am EDT
Jimmy Kimmel Reveals The Real Story Behind Rick Springfield Tune
Jimmy Kimmel has done it again! This time he's taken viewers behind-the-scenes of the writing of the iconic Rick Springfield tune, "Jessie's Girl."

The late-night talk show host was able to secure an "exclusive," "never-before-seen" video of the rocker and his band first recording the song on Dec. 15, 1980.

The video depicted Springfield, playing a younger version of himself, in the recording studio joined by the drummer, Jessie, and his beautiful blond girlfriend, Monica.

Springfield played the part to perfection, donning a wig and sunglasses, including his iconic clothing of satin '80s...
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Macklemore Says Burnout Over Album Success Led To Drug Relapse

7/29/2015 1:28pm EDT
Macklemore
Rapper Macklemore has shared that following the huge success of his album with Ryan Lewis, "The Heist," he slipped back to his old ways and had a drug relapse.

Speaking with the July/August issue of Complex magazine, Macklemore (real name Ben Haggerty), 32, revealed that once he and Lewis, 27, completed the fairy-tale run of success that every artist dreams of -- from number-one singles to multiple Grammy Awards -- the two went back to their native Seattle, Wash., to get started on the album's follow-up.

During that that time, Haggerty found himself starting to smoke weed again, which led...
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The Show Goes On For Miranda Lambert

7/29/2015 9:20am EDT
Miranda Lambert Bouncing Back After Blake Shelton Divorce
Country singer Miranda Lambert seems to have bounced back after announcing her split from Blake Shelton.

Lambert joined several of country music's biggest names for a special acoustic performance on July 28 in Nashville to benefit the Miranda Lambert Women Creators Fund. It was called "Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars."

Excited for @mirandalambert's rare club appearance tonight! Only 250 tickets sold! #nashville #mirandalambert

A photo posted by Crystal (@crystal1218) on Jul 28, 2015 at 9:27am PDT

This fund will provide scholarship assistance studying at Belmont University's Mike Cu...
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Kanye West Has Meltdown On Stage (Watch)

7/28/2015 4:08pm EDT
Kanye West Throws Dead Mic, Temper Tantrum At Pan Am Games
Kanye West is not exactly known for having a calm and collected demeanor. But the crowd at the closing ceremonies for the Pan Am Games got an unwelcome reminder of that fact during the rapper's performance Sunday night.

West took the stage as the featured entertainer for the ceremony, and everything seemed to be going just fine as the crowd of 30,000 watched him perform an extended set of songs.

But then, during the song 'Good Life,' West's mic cut out, and it was all downhill from there.

West stood on stage for about a minute, apparently waiting for the mic problem to get fixed. When i...
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Puddle Of Mudd Rocker Was Four Times The Legal Limit In DWI Arrest

7/28/2015 12:13pm EDT
Wes Scantlin
Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin is in trouble again after being arrested for the third time in 2015.

Scantlin was pulled over in Renville County, Minnesota, early Sunday morning and arrested after leading police on a high-speed chase that reached triple digits, according to The Minneapolis Star Tribune. Scantlin was charged with two counts of DWI (driving while intoxicated) after blowing a .31 in the breathalyzer, nearly four times the legal blood alcohol content (BAC) limit, and for fleeing a police officer, which carries a felony charge.

An added charge was brought against him for re...
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Jill Scott Has Lots To Offer On 'Woman'

7/28/2015 10:43am EDT
Review: Jill Scott Remains True To Herself On ‘Woman’
When Jill Scott comes to mind, one characterizes her as being a cool, calm, and collected modern soul singer with the ability to show off a dynamic, gritty, and funky side. On her fifth studio album Woman, she remains true to those characterizations, never fumbling. Woman arguably hasn’t been the most aggressively promoted album by Scott, but has plenty to offer.

Woman kicks off with a bang with “Wild Cookie,” a spoken word piece in which Scott sends a message warning women not to sleep with any and everybody due to desperation. “Prepared,” the set’s first full length joint proceeds in ...
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