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Jay-Z Is Taking A ‘Once-In-A-Lifetime Artist’ On Tour With Him

Back in July, Jay-Z called Vic Mensa “an incredible artist, a once-in-a-lifetime artist” at the release party for Mensa’s debut album. Now, Jay’s taken his co-sign one step further by adding the 24-year-old to his upcoming 4:44 tour. Jay and Mensa will hit the road on a 31-date North American …

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Nicki Minaj’s New Era Will Be ‘A Billion Times More Epic’ Than ‘Anaconda’

Nicki Minaj has released and appeared on a heap of new singles this year, but the wait for her hotly anticipated fourth album is still raging on. The project has been mostly shrouded in secrecy, but in a new interview with Dazed, the rapper finally let a little info loose. …

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PRETTYMUCH Director Breaks Down The Influences Behind ‘Would You Mind’ Video

PRETTYMUCH, Simon Cowell’s latest vocal group, dropped the music video for their debut single, “Would You Mind,” last Friday. As fans know, the five guys have been making videos themselves on YouTube for months now, but the “Would You Mind” clip is notable for being their proper debut. That’s why …

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Mariah Carey Throws It Way Back To ‘Honey’ At VH1’s Hip-Hop Honors

If your Monday needs a pinch of something sweet, Mariah Carey’s got you covered. The iconic singer is an honoree at tonight’s Hip-Hop Honors: The ‘90s Game Changers, where she’ll be recognized for her impeccable run of collaborations with some of hip-hop’s biggest names. Carey will take the stage as …

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Harry Styles’s Favorite Song On His Album Is His ‘Most Personal’ One

Every song off Harry Styles‘s self-titled debut album is a stunner — the grand balladry of “Sign of the Times,” that listen-once-and-you’re-hooked bass line in “Carolina,” the soft refrain of “Sweet Creature,” etc. But none of those three are his favorite, if he had to choose, and his stand-out track …

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Watch Taylor Swift Transform Into A Zombie For ‘Look What You Made Me Do’ Video

There’s still six more weeks until Halloween, but Taylor Swift’s already giving us some major costume inspiration. If you’ve seen Taylor’s wild video for “Look What You Made Me Do” (and if you haven’t, what have you even been doing with your time?!), you know that she emerges from a …

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Kendrick Lamar Reveals The First Concert He Ever Went To

Kendrick Lamar and Top Dawg Entertainment founder Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith are Billboard’s new cover stars, and in the issue, they discuss how TDE is as much a brotherhood as it is a business. The two give some insight into the label’s humble beginnings, with Kendrick saying he was “too …

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Niall Horan’s Debut Album Is Coming! See The Close-Up Cover Art

Niall Horan turned 24 yesterday (September 13), but because he’s such a sweetheart, *he’s* doing the gift-giving by sharing a belated birthday present: the announcement of his debut album. That’s right — almost one year after he dropped “This Town,” Niall’s finally readying the release of his first solo effort. …

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Jack Antonoff Says He Wants Bleachers Fans To See ‘Every Angle’ Of MTV Unplugged Performance

When Bleachers take the stage at their MTV Unplugged show on Friday night (September 15), band leader Jack Antonoff will be following in the footsteps of his hero Bruce Springsteen. That’s because the show takes place at the storied Stone Pony rock club in Asbury Park, New Jersey, where Springsteen …

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Gucci Mane’s New Song With The Weeknd Is Hypnotic As Hell

Let’s get one thing out of the way first: Both Gucci Mane and The Weeknd are in committed relationships that seem to be going super smoothly. But that doesn’t mean they can’t go off about living flashy playboy lifestyles, like they do on their brand new collab, “Curve.” As is …

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What Ariana Grande Does 60 Seconds Before She Steps Onstage

Ariana Grande is just about to close the curtain on her Dangerous Woman tour, but what happens behind the curtain? As the number of shows dwindles, Grande has been revealing some of the backstage shenanigans that go down before she takes the stage every night. Caught on film by friend …

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Fergie And Nicki Minaj Get All Suited Up In ‘You Already Know’ Video

After dropping the Nicki Minaj-assisted “You Already Know” a couple weeks ago, Fergie is keeping the comeback train rolling with the pop-rap banger’s new video. In the sleek black-and-white clip, Nicki and Fergie rock loosely fitted suits and skin-tight dresses, looking equally stunning in both styles. They rap directly to …

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The Weeknd Made A Tour Video That Looks Like An Old School Home Movie

The Weeknd and Selena Gomez have been glitzing out (and making out) in New York City for Fashion Week, but the singer is thinking about the open road and all of the shows he’s got coming up on the next leg of his Starboy World Tour. On September 10 — …

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Zayn Celebrated The Drop Of His New Single By Serenading His Fans

Zayn Malik‘s collaboration with Sia, “Dusk Till Dawn,” sounds just as huge and intense as the cinematic music video that accompanies it — and that’s probably why this simple video that he posted of himself singing a line from the song is so captivating. Shortly following the release of his …

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Fifth Harmony ‘Deliver’ Vintage Vibes In Their Glamorous New Video

Last we saw of Fifth Harmony, they were dancing their butts off with a slew of shirtless men in the raunchy “He Like That” video. For their latest visual, the girls trade in those sweaty threads for decidedly swankier formalwear, turning the vintage vibes all the way up. In the …

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Linkin Park Share A Moving Video Of Fan Memorials To Chester Bennington

Almost two months after Chester Bennington’s death, Linkin Park have shared a moving video highlighting the ways fans around the world have paid tribute to him. The two-minute montage collects footage from memorials in China, Germany, Russia, Mexico, Indonesia, Peru, and the U.S., among other countries. Soundtracked by an instrumental …

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SZA Is Hella Insecure About Love On New Song ‘Quicksand’

Never one to conceal her feelings, SZA serves up more emotional realness on her latest song, “Quicksand.” Much like current CTRL single “Supermodel” — which she recently spoke about with MTV News — “Quicksand” is a frustrated airing-out of SZA’s insecurities in a relationship. “So hard to love / Darling, …

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Shawn Mendes’ MTV Unplugged Cover Of ‘Use Somebody’ Might Point To His Future

From 2008 until approximately 2012, you could not go anywhere in public without hearing Kings of Leon‘s juggernaut of a stadium singalong anthem “Use Somebody.” And actually, maybe you still can’t, although my guess is it’s not played as much anymore in malls or restaurants or on the radio (but …

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Gabbie Hanna Is Living Out Loud In Her Brand-New Song

Gabbie Hanna will soon be a part of the TRL family. But before the social media influencer makes her highly anticipated MTV debut as a correspondent on the daily broadcast, she’s celebrating the release of her brand-new single “Out Loud.” Gabbie Hanna “The inspiration behind ‘Out Loud’ came from the …

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