Posts By Jordan Runtagh

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SONG PREMIERE: Hear Kelly Clarkson’s Sia-Penned “Let Your Tears Fall” + Bonus Artist Commentary

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Kelly Clarkson is back with her first full-length album of new material in over three years! Piece By Piece doesn’t drop until March 3rd, but VH1 is offering you an exclusive sneak peek of one album cut each day until the big release! Today’s track is the Sia-penned “Let Your Tears Fall,” which is the perfect combination of dreamy pop bliss and Clarkson’s barnstorming vocals. Stream the song right now, and then read on for commentary from Kelly herself!

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Watch Mary Poppins Slay With A Death Metal Take On “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”

Did you ever wonder if maybe Mary Poppins had a darker edge underneath that squeaky-clean smile? Well, it looks like you were right all along, because this nanny can summon up a killer death metal scream from the fiery depths of hell. Watch as she slays a version of her Disney classic, “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.”

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From Amy Winehouse To ‘Uptown Funk,’ Mark Ronson Talks His Musical Evolution In ‘Playback’ Premiere

For seven weeks (but who’s counting?) Mark Ronson has ruled the Billboard Hot 100 with “Uptown Funk,” the deliriously dance-y Bruno Mars collaboration destined to become this year’s party anthem. More than a great song, the track represents an important triumph of live instrumentation in an industry where sampling and computer-generated sounds are running rampant. In the debut episode of VH1′s new interview feature Playback, the super-producer sounds off on creating an antidote to “crazy steroid-sounding music.”

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Rita Ora’s Booty-Baring Oscar Dress Will Finally Make You Care About Her

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We’ll be honest, Rita Ora’s performance during last night’s Oscars left us feeling a little underwhelmed. But when she showed up at Vanity Fair’s famous after-party, she had turned it all around—literally. The singer strolled into the exclusive party wearing a booty-baring sheer Donna Karan Atelier gown. And just like that, we became Rita Ora fans.

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Will Smith Jumpstarts His Music Comeback By “Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It” On ‘Letterman’

Will Smith has been inching closer towards a musical comeback in past weeks, even appearing in the studio with Kanye West. He recently beat-boxed with Jimmy Fallon, and last night he went all out by reviving his beloved ’90s hit, “Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It.” The pricelessly funky moment happened last night on The Late Show with David Letterman, and it only proves that the 46-year-old has not lost his flow.

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Pro Tip: Filing A Paternity Suit Against Jay Z Isn’t Gonna Help Your Fledgling Rap Career

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It’s been a rough week for music’s royal couple. Just a day after unphotoshopped pics from Beyonce’s L’Oreal campaign set the internet on fire, Jay Z is facing a paternity suit from a 21-year-old aspiring rapper. Here’s a friendly piece of advice to any young hip-hop MCs just starting out: pissing off Hova probably isn’t the best way to get ahead in the rap game.

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