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How You Can Help Miley Cyrus Help the Homeless

ABC/ Lou RoccoMiley Cyrus made headlines Sunday night when she sent a homeless youth named Jesse onstage at the MTV VMAs to accept her Video of the Year trophy.  He asked her fans to join her in helping the cause.  Here’s how you can do it. Miley’s launched an online fundraising campaign on Prizeo that

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Eminem Announces Double-Disc Compilation Album, "Shady XV"

Aftermath/Shady/InterscopeEminem has a new project on the way. The rapper has announced that he will release his ninth album, Shady XV, this fall. The two-CD compilation will feature an album of Shady Records’ greatest hits and a disc of new material from Em, Slaughterhouse, Bad Meets Evil, D-12 and Yelawolf, and is due November 28. “Yes it’s official… #SHADYXV Black

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Whose Body Does Kelly Clarkson Wish She Had?

Jeremy Cowart/rca recordsLike every new mom, Kelly Clarkson wants her pre-baby body back.  Except, it appears as though she’d like someone else’s body a lot more than her own. After watching and live-tweeting the MTV VMAs on Sunday night, Kelly tweeted, “It’s official. I want a body like Nicki Minaj. That should take like 2

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Miley Tops MTV VMA Tweets

Getty Images for MTVWhat was the most tweeted-about moment of Sunday night’s MTV VMAs?  If you guessed Beyonce, you’d be wrong. USA Today reports that according to NielsenSocial’s figures, Miley Cyrus‘ win for Video of the Year for “Wrecking Ball” generated the most tweets per minute: a total of 138,792.  Beyonce’s epic 15-minute performance came

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Cobra Starship Returns with New "Praise You"-Sampling Single Featuring Icona Pop

DCD2 Records/Fueled By RamenAfter a few years away from the charts, Cobra Starship has returned with a brand-new single, “Never Been in Love,” featuring Swedish duo Icona Pop. Cobra Starship’s been away for a while — their last album was 2011 Night Shades — and in between, frontman Gabe Saporta got married and started thinking

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Charli XCX Debuts New Video Starring Rose McGowan

Credit: Bella Howard/Atlantic RecordsFollowing her MTV pre-show performance of “Boom Clap” on Sunday,  Charli XCX has now debuted the new video for “Break the Rules,” her current single.  Like “Fancy,” her hit video with Iggy Azalea, “Break the Rules” is also set in a high school.  It features actress Rose McGowan, best known for her

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Ed Sheeran Releases "Don’t" EP Following VMA Win

Credit: Ben WattsFollowing his first-ever MTV VMA win, Ed Sheeran is hoping fans will pick up his latest release:: the Don’t EP.  The four-track CD, now available at all digital service providers, features the Rick Ross remix of “Don’t,” as well as two new songs: “Friends” and “Everything You Are.”  A live version of “Be

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Taylor Swift Says Lena Dunham Helped Her Embrace Feminism

ABC/Richard HarbaughLena Dunham apparently taught Taylor Swift a thing or two about being a feminist. In a new interview with The Guardian, the “Shake It Off” singer credited the Girls star with educating her on what feminism really means. “As a teenager, I didn’t understand that saying you’re a feminist is just saying that you

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Miley Wins Video of the Year, Doesn’t Twerk; Beyonce Dominates Performances at 2014 MTV VMAs

Courtesy MTVAfter last year’s twerk heard ’round the world, what could Miley Cyrus possibly do for an encore at Sunday night’s MTV Video Music Awards?  Take home the Video of the Year trophy in a surprise upset — and then turn her acceptance speech into a powerful call to action. Miley’s “Wrecking Ball” clip beat

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Additional MTV Video Music Awards Tidbits

Courtesy MTVHere’s a brief rundown of additional tidbits from the MTV VMAs: –Ariana Grande opened the show with “Break Free,” emerging from a rocket ship to sing it.  Nicki Minaj then sang “Anaconda” and did not get bitten by a snake.  Jessie J kicked off “Bang Bang” and both women joined her…the video premiered online

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Taylor Swift Headed for #1 Debut; Lorde Calls Her New Album "Joyous"

Big Machine RecordsThe only thing Taylor Swift likely will be “shaking off” this week is an avalanche of texts and phone calls congratulating her on having a #1 debut on the Billboard singles chart. Billboard reports that Taylor’s new single “Shake It Off” is likely to debut on top of the Billboard Hot 100, thanks

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Nicki Minaj Says She’s "Fine" Following MTV VMA Wardrobe Malfunction

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images via ABCNicki Minaj has addressed her wardrobe malfunction at the MTV Video Music Awards Sunday night, which occurred during her performance of “Bang Bang” alongside Ariana Grande and Jessie J. The rapper, who held her black YSL dress together by hand throughout the showcase, revealed that the situation could have been worse.   “God is

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Britney Spears Approves of Katy Perry’s Denim Impression of Her

Michelangelo Di Battista/RCA RecordsWhen Katy Perry showed up with Riff Raff at the MTV VMAs on Sunday in head-to-toe denim, she said that she was paying homage to Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake’s matching denim outfits at the 2001 VMAs.  But it turns out she was really just accepting a challenge that Britney had laid

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Chris Martin Accepts Gwyneth Paltrow’s Ice Bucket Nomination

Trae Patton/NBCThey may be “consciously uncoupled,” but Chris Martin gladly accepted ex-wife Gwyneth Paltrow’s nomination for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The Coldplay frontman and fashion designer pal Stella McCartney – who was also nominated by Paltrow – took the plunge together. “I’m a fashion designer, I don’t get wet,” McCartney says before someone drenches

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Eminem and Rihanna Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge On Stage

Credit: Jeremy DeputatEminem and Rihanna took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to a new level this weekend. The tour buddies completed the challenge on stage in Detroit Saturday night. At the end of the show – the duo’s final stop on their The Monster Tour – Eminem accepted Dr. Dre’s nomination and had Rihanna dump

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Think You Know the Story Behind Iggy Azalea’s Name? Think Again

ABC/Randy HolmesIf you’re an Iggy Azalea fan, you probably know that her birth name is Amethyst Amelia Kelly, and she got her stage name from her dog, Iggy, and Azalea from the street her mom lived on.  But it turns out the story is a bit more complicated than that. Iggy’s the first artist to

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Ariana Grande and Big Sean Hold Hands Backstage at VMAs

ABC/Kelsey McNealDo we have an exciting new couple alert? Big Sean’s ex, Naya Rivera, just tied the knot unexpectedly, and it looks like the rapper has moved on as well. Sean, 26, was spotted backstage at the 2014 MTV VMAs holding hands with none other than Ariana Grande, 21. It had been reported the two

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John Mayer Takes Ice Bucket Challenge On Behalf of Musician with ALS

ABC/Randy HolmesJohn Mayer posted a touching response to being nominated for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Sunday. The singer was nominated by a musician named Jason Becker, who, as Mayer explained, is suffering from ALS and can no longer play the guitar because of the disease. In his YouTube video, Mayer strummed along to one

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Jesse Kinch Is the First "Rising Star" Winner

ABCABC’s interactive singing competition, Rising Star, concluded Sunday night with the four remaining contestants learning that Jesse Kinch was crowned the season-one champ, beating Austin French in the final round. Dana Williams and Audrey Kate Geiger were eliminated earlier in the night. The top four acts were seeded based on their combined East and West

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Iggy Azalea Takes a Spill Off the Stage

ABC/Randy HolmesIggy Azalea fell off the stage, but at least she had a good sense of humor about it. The Australian rapper took a tumble while performing her hit song “Fancy” at a pre-MTV Video Music Awards concert at the Avalon in Los Angeles on Friday. Thankfully, she wasn’t hurt and kept right on performing

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