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2016 MTV Video Music Awards Air Sunday Night: A Look Back

MTVThe MTV Video Music Awards air tonight, live from New York's Madison Square Garden.  Because the show is always about what's happening right now this minute in music and pop culture, it's hard to believe that it has actually been going for more than 30 years. Here are some fun facts about the sho […]

MTV Exec Says They're "Counting On Artists" to Get Political at MTV VMAs

MTVThe MTV Video Music Awards have given us plenty of controversial moments, but this year, show organizers hope that in addition to the usual wardrobe malfunctions and onstage feuds, the stars will throw politics into the mix. "By all means, in a political year, we’re counting on artists to take th […]

First Look: Mariah Carey on "Empire"

ABC/Randy HolmesThis fall, the third season of Empire returns -- and none other than "The Voice" herself, Mariah Carey, will make a guest appearance on the show.  In a new trailer, Mimi is shown in two scenes as a singer named Kitty. "You always got a trick up your sleeve," Mariah says to Cookie in […]

Nick and Demi’s Pal Chord Overstreet Releases Debut Single, “Homeland”

Safehouse Records/Island RecordsChord Overstreet, the first artist signed to Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato’s record label, released his debut single today. The guitar-driven ballad, called “Homeland,” was written as an ode to the small town outside of Nashville where Chord grew up.“’Homeland’ was inspi […]

Sean Paul on "Cheap Thrills" Team-Up with Sia: "My Mom Is a Big Fan"

Credit: Michael Tullberg/Getty Images for CoachellaBefore he hooked up with Sia for some "Cheap Thrills" -- their #1 collaboration -- the last time Sean Paul was #1 on the pop charts was a decade ago.  He tells Billboard it was an "amazing feeling" to be back in the spotlight. "For the ten years tha […]

Ariana Grande Debuting New Music Video for “Side to Side” This Weekend

Getty Images via ABCCoinciding with her scheduled MTV Video Music Awards performance Sunday, Ariana Grande is debuting the music video for her latest single, “Side to Side,” featuring Nicki Minaj. The video will premiere on, the website for the iconic clothing brand GUESS. Ariana will be w […]

Adele’s Nicki Minaj Rap on “Carpool Karaoke” Wins TV Moment of the Year Award

Craig Sugden/CBSAdele’s rapping skills were good enough to win her an award. The singer picked up TV Moment of the Year at the Edinburgh International TV Festival for her rendition of a Nicki Minaj rap during her episode of James Corden’s “Carpool Karaoke.” She flawlessly recited Nicki’s verse in th […]

Usher's New Album, "Hard II Love," Has a Release Date

Kevin Mazur/WireImageUsher dropped by ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live! Thursday night to promote his new film, Hands of Stone, but while there he made a big announcement regarding his new album. The singer revealed that his latest effort, Hard II Love, is now available for pre-order on iTunes. Scheduled to […]

Taylor Swift Gives $50,000 to Baton Rouge Food Bank

ABC/Ida Mae AstuteTaylor Swift has already donated a million dollars to Louisiana flood relief.  Now she’s opened her checkbook once more to help out the residents of Baton Rouge. The Baton Rouge Food Bank posted a photo on their Instagram Thursday showing the staff holding a sign that reads “Thanks […]

Britney Spears Appears in All Her "Glory" on "Carpool Karaoke"

Sonja Flemming/CBSCoinciding with the Friday release of her new album, Glory, Britney Spears appeared on The Late Late Show with James Corden Thursday night for a brand-new edition of “Carpool Karaoke.” Dressed in a black lace top and sporting a black choker and black sunglasses, Britney played coy […]