Posts By Ali Read

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Chill Out With The Soulful Stylings Of YOK Artist Avery*Sunshine’s STOP/WATCH Performance


One minute. A complete song. This is our Stop/Watch challenge. We grab the greatest names in music and ask them to perform their biggest hit in a matter of a minute. Some falter when they step onto our stage, but others soar. Avery*Sunshine is one who took the challenge like a champ and sang her song “Call My Name” in 20 seconds flat. You go girl!

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STOP/WATCH: London Grammar Tries Their Hand At Our 60 Second Challenge

In the Stop/Watch challenge, bands have to race against the clock to perform their hit song in 60 seconds or less. With that kind of pressure, only the best of the best make it through with their tune intact. Newcomer London Grammar didn’t blink twice when we dared them perform their award-winning song “Strong” in just a minute. Spoiler alert: they absolutely killed it!

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STOP/WATCH: Rixton’s Performance Of “Me + My Broken Heart” Is Going To Get A Speeding Ticket

We’ve had some amazing talent on Stop/Watch, but our favorites are those who pour their heart and soul into those 60 seconds. It can be tough trying to squeeze an entire song into a single minute, but the best bands take their familiar sounds and throw a crazy twist on it. Well, Rixton just made our list of the best artists on Stop/Watch.

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YOK Artist Tove Lo Reveals Her Worst Habit And Shares Her Musical Influences With Us

“Habits (Stay High)” is July You Oughta Know artist Tove Lo’s newest single to hit the U.S. The song is all about making and living with bad choices. So we sat down with Tove Lo to get to know her a little better in a Speed Interview. Turns out her worst habit is falling asleep in the tub when she’s drunk.

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STOP/WATCH: MAGIC! Performs “Rude” Like You’ve Never Heard Before

We’ve had a lot of impressive acts come and try their hands our Stop/Watch challenge, but MAGIC!‘s performance of “Rude” is something else. This stripped down version of the pop single is full of emotion and truth. Thank goodness it was only 60 seconds long. I don’t think we could handle much more than that!

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Mixin’ It Up: VH1 + Palladia Present SoundClash

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VH1 + Palladia are teaming up to bring you one of the most unique musical experiences of the year: SoundClash. I’m a little bit country and you’re a little bit rock n’ roll? No problem because on July 23rd + July 30th at 9 PM EST we are taking the best parts of popular music and mashing them together. We’re giving bands like Fall Out Boy, T.I., London Grammar, Ed Sheeran, Grouplove, + Sia a chance to perform onstage together to create one mega-sound.

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American Authors Give Us The Low-Down On What Firefly Is All About

Over 150 acres make up “The Woodlands” at the FireFly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware. VH1 caught up with American Authors who gave us the scoop on what was happening at the festival, other than the music.

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Gym Jams Of The Stars: Which Songs Make Celebs Sweat?

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We all know that there’s nothing better than getting in the zone at the gym with your favorite song. Whether you’re pumping some iron or sweating it out by running on the treadmill, you need to get motivated by having that beat drop in your headphones. And you’re not the only one! Stars like Katy Perry, Michelle Obama, Phillip Phillips, and more also have their favorite workout songs, and we made a special playlist special for your next workout. Trust us, this mix has been given the celeb seal of approval! Read more…

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Stop/Watch: Our July YOK Artist Tove Lo Steps Up To The Challenge

We’ve had many greats take a swing at our Stop/Watch Challenge to see if they can squeeze their hits into 60 seconds or less. This week, in honor of the launch of her month-long VH1 You Oughta Know campaign, we’re premiering Tove Lo‘s race against the clock as she sings her new single “Habits (Stay High)”.

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