Posts By Samantha Friedman

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Friday Face-Off: Spooky Halloween Song Edition

BOOH! Did I getcha? Halloween is around the corner, and we can’t wait for everyone to dress up in their finest ghoul, goblin and gremlin garb.  There’s gonna be haunted houses, horror movies, and candy… what could be better?! In light of this goopy, gory and gruesome day – let’s peak at some seriously disturbing videos. Do you prefer Rockwell‘s “Somebody’s Watching Me” or Fever Ray‘s “If I Had A Heart“? Vote now, and tell us which song you find creepier. And remember… check under your bed before you go to sleep. Mwahahaha.

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It’s A Slang Thang: The Top 10 Slang Words Celebrated In Music

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It’s 2013 and we’ve gotten some upgrades in the past few years. We’ve gone from Walkman to iPod, VCR to DVD player and flip phone to smart phone. Big changes, people. But with every new invention, we leave behind a legacy of abandoned gadgets and gizmos – Game Boys, cassette tapes, typewriters… Tamagotchis. And let’s not forget the lingo. The years of “That’s fly” / “She’s so bootylicious” / “Dang, that homeboy is a scrub” are behind us. It’s a sad, sad thing. So let’s dust off our dictionaries, get sentimental and look at some of the greatest slang words that might be dead in 2013 conversation, but live on in top chart songs. So check out the gallery of Top 10 Slang Terms Music Has Celebrated. It’s a bangin’ list beeotch. If you disagree, boy you bugg’n.

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Friday Face-Off: TLC Edition

CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story is right around the corner, folks! Monday, October 21 at 9PM ET/PT we’ll finally get to see the movie we’ve all been waiting for – and I know you’re as psyched as I am. The movie will give us a unique peak behind the curtain, charting the group’s rise to fame, loss of fortune and their personal hardships. But I want to take a look at the lighter side of TLC… their redonkulous music videos. From odd costume choices to quirky prop additions, their videos are a compilation of bizarre brilliance. So give a watch and vote now to tell us whether “Dear Lie” or “Baby-Baby-Baby” deserves the title of Most Outlandish Outfits!

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We Asked, You Answered: Check Out Awesome Music Keepsakes From VH1 Fans!

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Last week I shared a gallery of my personal fave superfan possessions from years ago, and this week I’m sharing yours! Without a doubt, our VH1 Classic fans had the most music pride this week, and we thank you for sharing your rad pieces – from crazy costumes to guitar pick piles to music shrines. We saw a lot of love for Def Leppard, KISS and Van Halen - and we love that you’re still rocking those concert t-shirts day-to-day. But enough of my babbling about your total awesomeness – check it out for yourself! Above you’ll find the roundup from select VH1 fans whose music merchandise photos made the final cut. Rock on rockers!

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Friday Face-Off: Pearl Jam Edition

I’m excited about this coming Saturday night and you should be too! Why? Because “Pearl Jam 20″ will premiering on VH1, VH1Classic and Palladia at 10PM ET. This is the second doc in the series, which chronicles the band’s formation, their rowdy early years to their rise to stardom, and finally, their decision to step back from fame. It’s one TV event you won’t want to miss, so get your popcorn ready and your La-Z-Boy reclined. Oh yeah, and watch two of their awesome music videos to get totally pumped! Do you think Pearl Jam‘s music video for “Jeremy” or “Even Flow” deserves the winning title this week?

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For Crying Out Loud! 15 Singers Who’ve Worked Their Waterworks On Stage

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Wait a minute – singers are just like us?! You bet your right tear duct they are. From break-ups to make-ups, celebrities go through the same emotional roller coasters we do, and that includes bursting into tears every now and then. Chris Brown did it at the 2010 BET Awards, Katy Perry did it when she performed at the BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards and Adele, Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez have also bawled their eyes out in public. Check out the total list of 15 stars caught crying their hearts out.

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Friday Face-Off: Warrant Vs. Def Leppard

It’s the season where every convenience store is filled with candy from isle to isle – and we can’t seem to escape the sweetness. So to quench your daily dose of high fructose corn sizzurp, we’ve picked two amazing songs to Face-Off. Warrant‘s “Cherry Pie” and Def Leppard‘s “Pour Some Sugar On Me” are two serious hard (candy) rock songs I can’t stop listening too… and I bet you’re on the same sugar rush. So vote now and tell us which music video is tastier. And don’t forget to brush your teeth.

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Confessions Of A Spice Girls Superfan

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Most of my childhood memories before age 12 involve Spice Girls. Some say this is a bad thing, but to those people I say pshhh! You’re just a Wannabe and I could Holler Goodbye in your face. Who Do You Think You Are?

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They’re Wiggin’ Out! 40 Times Singers Rocked Wigs Shamelessly

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We all go a little crazy from time to time… but these singers are full-on WIGGIN’ OUT! Some celebs choose to flaunt their striking looks on red carpets, while others create a wow factor with costume-clad performances. Whatever the reason, Christina Aguilera, Lady Gaga, Lil’ Kim and Nicki Minaj are just a small selection of the many stars who’ve gotten the radest hairstyles on locks-down. Yep, that was a hair pun. Check out the full gallery of 40 Times Celebs Rocked Crazy Wigs!

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Friday Face-Off: Marky Mark And The Funky Bunch Vs. Sisqo

It’s the day we’ve all been waiting for!! Or me at least! Don Jon hits theaters TO-DAY. There’s a lot to be excited about, considering the movie stars ridiculous hotties Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Scarlett Johansson. What better way to recognize this sassy, saucy and romantic porn-centered flick, than taking a peak at its provocative soundtrack? I was pleasantly surprised  to learn Sisqo‘s “Thong Song” and Marky Mark And The Funky Bunch’s “Good Vibrations” made the cut. Hopefully you are too… so vote now, and rate the soundtrack superstar!

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