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Does The Weeknd's 'Beauty Behind The Madness' Live Up To The Hype?

8/31/2015 9:12am EDT
The Weeknd Steps Up His Game On 'Beauty Behind the Madness'
Talk about a dude with hella hype behind him in 2015! Many musicians would kill to be in the position that Canadian R&B singer Abel Tesfaye – better known as The Weeknd – finds himself in. With three top-five hits, including one chart topper on the Billboard Hit 100, it seemed pretty clear that there was no way that his highly anticipated album Beauty Behind The Madness could miss. Now the question is does the album live up to the gargantuan hype and meet expectations? Sometimes it does, while at others times it’s a smidgen less enthralling than the hype.

With a few notable exceptions, i...
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Celebs Channel Their Inner Miley Cyrus (Video)

8/31/2015 9:00am EDT
2015 VMAs: Stars Give Their Best Miley Impersonations On The Red
What happens when you ask a celebrity to channel another famous star? Check out some of the BEST Miley Cyrus impersonations from Nash Grier to Prince Royce on the 2015 Video Music Awards red carpet!
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Hot, Hot, Hot! Check Out All The Sizzling, Skin-Baring Looks At The VMAs

8/31/2015 8:51am EDT
2015 VMAs Fashion: Stars Bare Lots Of Skin, Flaunt Their Curves
The MTV Video Music Awards are one of the most anticipated fashion events of the year. The show allows singers to let loose when it comes to what they wear -- and they often wear very little.

Taylor Swift was actually one of the more conservative stars from the 2015 event, donning colorful sequined, hounds tooth pants and a matching crop top. Some have likened her look to pajama pants, but we think it's sharp!

She took home awards for Video Of The Year, Best Female Video and Best Pop Video. She and Nicki Minaj showed there was no bad blood between them after singing together on stage.

Th...
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Watch 2015 MTV VMAs Live Streaming Online

8/30/2015 11:55am EDT
2015 MTV VMAs Live Stream: Start Time, Performers, Red Carpet Co
What time do the VMAs start and how can you watch the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards live online? Here's everything you need to know about Sunday night's VMAs including live stream coverage for the awards, pre-show and red capet fashions, as well as a list of performers, nominees and MTV's social media links.

MTV's annual awards show start at 9 p.m. ET on Sunday, August 30, hosted by Miley Cyrus. Prior tothe VMAs, Kelly Osbourne will host a live pre-show at 8 p.m. with special performances by Nick Jonas and Walk the Moon. Swifties, pay attention Taylor Swift’s latest single "Wildest Dreams" w...
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These Songs Were About Musicians

8/30/2015 10:00am EDT
14 Songs About Or Named After Musicians
Is there anything better than when musicians compose songs about other musicians and/or name the song after the said musician? Wait don’t answer that! There indeed many be more stimulating, revolutionary things in the world as well as the music world but admittedly does it pique curiosity when musician A sings about musician B? Just nod your head So to satisfy curiosities running rampant, here are 14 Songs About Or Named After Musicians. Just let the sweet sounds of these songs permeate – or something like that!

1) Taylor Swift, “Tim McGraw” (Taylor Swift, 2006)

This song needs little...
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These Songs Were Made With The Cemetery In Mind

8/28/2015 3:24pm EDT
10 Songs About Death And Burial
Death is an eerie thing – understatement to the nth degree. Still, it’s real-life and as uncomfortable a topic it may be, it must be discussed. In the context of this article, death is approached from the postmortem practice of burial. There are no references to embalming, mummification or cremation. Who in their right mind would write a song about those things anyways? Well maybe somebody, but it doesn’t happen here! Still, these joints have the cemetery in mind.

1) Rick Ross featuring T.I., “Bury Me A G” (Self Made Volume 2, 2012)

On “Bury Me A G,” Rick Ross doesn’t seem to care a...
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Why Are The Five Seconds Of Summer Members Shaving Their Heads?

8/28/2015 2:06pm EDT
Five Seconds Of Summer Shaving Their Heads As New Song Drops?
Five Seconds of Summer just might shave their heads upon the release of their latest single "Jet Black Heart."

During an interview with We Love Pop Magazine, both Luke Hemmings and Calum Hood seemed open to the idea of shaving their heads after the reporter asked them if they would ever rock that extreme type of hairdo.

The "She's Kinda Hot" hitmakers response was pretty surprising.

Hemmings seemed that he would be up for a change, which would stun fans who adore his blonde locks.

“Yeah I think I might….just for a change!”

Without missing a beat, bandmate Calum Hood also remarked, "I ...
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Ariana Grande's Real Hair Is 'Destroyed'

8/28/2015 12:48pm EDT
Ariana Grande
A new report claims that the reason Ariana Grande wears her hair in a ponytail so often is to cover up the bald patches underneath.

This week's edition of OK! magazine reports that her ponytail is fake and she uses hair extensions because she's covering up some pretty serious problems.

An insider from the set of the star's new show "Scream Queens" revealed: "Her hair is a mess, what is left of it anyway. It is destroyed at the ends, and patchy on top. She is scared that if she tries another hair style, her bald patches will show."

Ariana on Aug. 13 in Japan with obvious extensions (but n...
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Simon Cowell Weighs In On One Direction Break

8/28/2015 11:10am EDT
One Direction Break Is 'Necessary' Says Simon Cowell
Simon Cowell thinks that One Direction's year-long break is "necessary" and will have a positive outcome for the boy band.

"I've known for a while that they were going to take this year off. They had to because of their workload," Cowell revealed at the "X-Factor" launch in England, according to E! News.

"I did what I've always done with the guys and said you make your own decisions and I hope you stay together, but you've got to want to do it yourself so they're smart guys, they'll work it out," he remarked.

Although fans are unhappy with One Direction's decision, as many boy bands wh...
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Ben Affleck Is One Cool Dad -- See What He Did For His Daughters

8/28/2015 8:27am EDT
Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck, who's been taking care of his kids while estranged wife Jennifer Garner wraps up a film in Georgia, took his daughters to a Taylor Swift concert in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

Not only that -- he was also able to bring Violet, 9, and Seraphina, 6, back stage to meet the singer.

An insider told People: "The girls had been really wanting to go. He was super excited to be there with them. They had a great time."

The actor appeared to be in good spirits and even posed for a selfie with some fans.

Swift, 25, performed her final show "1989" show at the Staples Center, and several ...
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