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BET Suspends Producer Over Joke About Beyonce & Jay Z's Daughter

August 28th, 2014 8:13am EDT
BET Suspends Producer Over Joke About Beyonce & Jay Z's Daughter
Executives at BET have reportedly suspended a producer involved in a joke about Beyonce and Jay Z's daughter. The comment was made during music video countdown show "106 & Park."

Two-year-old Blue Ivy was featured on the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night. She and her father joined Beyonce on stage while the pop star was being given the prestigious Vanguard Award.

During a segment on Monday's BET show about Blue's hypothetical thoughts at the event, guest host Karrueche Tran said: "I really did wake up like this, because my parents never comb my hair.”

Tran, who is Chris Brown's on/...
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Wiz Khalifa Takes ‘Blacc Hollywood’ To The Top: This Week in Music

August 28th, 2014 7:45am EDT
Wiz Khalifa, 'Blacc Hollywood'
Wiz Khalifa has been high many times in his life – he’d probably say the same thing – but he’s never been #1 on the Billboard 200. This week, after two previous albums, Wiz Khalifa’s latest album Blacc Hollywood sold 90,000 copies, easily sufficient for #1. While Wiz had never debuted at the penthouse, both his previous albums actually moved more copies their first week. 2011 effort Rolling Papers sold a robust 197,000 copies, while 2012 LP O.N.I.F.C. sold 148,000. Each album by the kush lover has sold less. Still, Wiz should celebrate…then again maybe he should ease up on Mary Jane. ...
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Nicki Minaj's VMAs Wardrobe Malfunction Was Planned

August 27th, 2014 9:23pm EDT
Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj's supposed wardrobe malfunction during Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards may have been something that was planned all along.

Following the singer's performance of her latest single, "Anaconda," she hurried off stage to quickly change her costume in time to join Ariana Grande and Jessie J for a performance of the trio's new single, "Bang Bang," and it appeared that she ran out of time and had to hold her outfit closed to avoid anything falling out.

Minaj said she "ran out of time getting zipped up" before having to get back out on stage, but according to TMZ.com the whole t...
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Jennifer Lopez Releases Some Sexy Cover Art For 'Booty' Remix Featuring Iggy Azalea

August 27th, 2014 5:11pm EDT
Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea, Booty
Jennifer Lopez just dropped a new remix of her hit single "Booty," which features Australian rapper Iggy Azalea.

The singer posted the sexy cover art, which features both stars in one-piece swimsuits, for the single on her Instagram page Tuesday.

The single is the third one off the 45-year-old's latest album, "A.K.A.," and Azalea, 24, even gives a shout-out to her iconic booty in her portion of the lyrics.

"The last time the world seen a booty this good," she raps, "it was on 'Jenny From the Block!'"

According to E! Online, the two women filmed the video for the single over this past we...
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Review: Ariana Grande Shines Vocally on ‘My Everything’

August 27th, 2014 9:50am EDT
Ariana Grande
On Ariana Grande’s sophomore album My Everything, things feel different from her debut Yours Truly from 2013. The voice still soars commandingly – there’s no difference there – but My Everything has more of the feel of a big pop album. Sure Yours Truly had some exceptional records itself and blended pop and R&B sensibilities much like this album, but My Everything feels as if Grande has better established her niche and is flexing.

My Everything is a solid second effort from Grande, feeling like the right album for the right time. That said, the album itself, while good, is by no means...
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Miley Cyrus Defends Homeless VMAs Date Who Is Wanted On A Warrant

August 27th, 2014 8:38am EDT
Miley Cyrus
The homeless man Miley Cyrus took to the MTV Video Music Awards is wanted by police in connection with a probation violation, and the pop star has come his defense, telling fans that the larger issue of youth homelessness is more important than one man's troubles with the law.

On Sunday, Jesse Helt accompanied Cyrus to the red carpet event and accepted her award for "Video of the Year" for "Wrecking Ball." In his speech he talked about raising awarenes about displaced young people across the United States.

The pair met at Hollywood shelter My Friend's Place, and on Tuesday it was revealed...
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Neil Young To Divorce Wife Of 36 Years

August 27th, 2014 8:28am EDT
Neil Young
After 36 years of marriage, Neil Young and his wife Pegi are going their separate ways. The singer, 68, filed divorced papers in California in July, and a hearing is scheduled for Dec. 12.

The pair met in the 1970s while Pegi was working as a waitress at a diner near his California ranch.

Pegi is also a musician. She has released three solo albums since 2007 and was Neil's inspiration behind songs such as "Such a Woman" and "Unknown Legend."

Pegi often performed with her husband and took the stage with him in 2013 at the Bridge School Benefit concert, which she co-founded with Neil in th...
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Jessie J Gets Some Help From Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj In Latest Video, 'Bang Bang'

August 26th, 2014 5:15pm EDT
Jessie J, Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande Bang Bang
Hot off their opening performance during Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards, Jessie J, Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande's video for their single "Bang Bang" finally saw a wide release on Monday afer debuting exclusively on MTV.com following the VMAs.

The single, which will appear on Jessie J's upcoming album, features the three women dancing and partying on a New York City rooftop.

"It's me starting a street party that Ariana is then going to attend, and then Nicki turns up on an amazing type of transport, that I wont give away," Jessie told MTV News. "And then we all party together on a ...
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Ariana Grande Leads New Albums: This Week In Music

August 26th, 2014 9:12am EDT
Ariana Grande Leads New Albums: This Week In Music
After some rather unexceptional release weeks, the music industry looks to be picking up some steam in regards to bigger album releases. This week, many new titles were released off-cycle, hitting stores on Monday, August 25. Some of the artists dropping new music this week included Ariana Grande, Kem, and Brad Paisley. Grande, who’s had big hits this summer, leads the charge this week with My Everything.

1) Ariana Grande, My Everything (Universal Republic)

Pop’s new ‘it’ star releases her highly anticipated sophomore album, My Everything, which follows up 2013’s #1 debut, Yours Tru...
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Demi Lovato Wore A Daring, Low-Cut Red Lanvin Gown To The VMAs

August 25th, 2014 8:04pm EDT
Demi Lovato Wore A Daring, Low-Cut Red Lanvin Gown To The VMAs
Demi Lovato wore a very daring Lanvin dress on the red carpet of Sunday night's MTV VMAs that featured a deep plunging neckline that revealed lots of cleavage.

The 22-year-old singer sat with singer Nick Jonas and his girlfriend, former Miss Universe Olivia Culpo, to watch the show, but she did seem a little bored by it.

"I haven't sat in a dress for this long in what feels like forever," she tweeted, "Where's my damn sweat pants."

Jonas shared an image of the three of them on his Instagram page (see it below), and Culpo also took the plunge with her gown as seen in the very chesty image...
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