Posts By Tia Williams

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They’re With the Band! And The Front Man,Too! The 10 Most Celebrated Groupies Ever

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Forget the drugs, the cars, the Grammys, the stadiums of hysterical fans. The real reason musicians even pick up a guitar in the first place? The girls. Since the beginning of the rock era, groupies (or muses, or band-aids) are what make the music world go around, kids! From classy chicks with a penchant for rock star boyfriends/husbands to the quintessential tour bus broads, these ten groupies are the most celebrated of all time.

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Who Died and Made You Yeezus? 10 Artists With Major God Complexes!

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Part of being an artist is believing that you’re the chosen one. The one and only messianic megastar to save the masses from musical mediocrity! No wonder every top-selling pop star we can think of has a staggering God complex. From Kanye West naming his new album Yeezus (really, dude?) to John Lennon proclaiming that “the Beatles are bigger than Jesus,” these narcissistic icons take hero worship to biblical levels.

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The Panty-Dropper Playlist! 25 Tunes to Sex Up Your Summer Hookup Sesh

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The summertime always makes us feel lusty and libidinous (we’re convinced it’s because everyone’s half-naked). In any event, even the hottest hookup moments are made friskier by the perf soundtrack — and here, we’ve rounded up our top twenty-five most aurally erotic tunes on the planet. From tried-and-true gems like Kings of Leon’s “Sex on Fire” to new school scorchers like Kendrick Lamar’s “Poetic Justice,” we swear these jams will have you winning.

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Sequins! Velvet! Dad-Plaid! The 15 Most Busted Boy Band Outfits in History

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They make girls scream, guys invest in styling product, and the whole world attempt awkward choreo (cue the “Bye Bye Bye” wave thingie). Boy bands are righteous! But most of them cannot dress, let’s be clear. In a summer where they’re hotter than ever — One Direction, 98 Degrees, Backstreet Boys, Boyz II Men, and New Kids on the Block are all on tour — let’s have a giggle at the fifteen most ridic guy-group ensembles ever, shall we?

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Related: What Are the Top 5 Metal Bands of the 1980s?

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Break Up to Make Up: 10 Bands We Wish Would Get Back Together, Already

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The retro junkie in us loves all the nostalgia-y acts performing this summer: Guns ‘N Roses at the Governor’s Ball; Boys II Men, New Kids On the Block, and 98 Degrees on The Package Tour. Which got us thinking, what other bands do we wish would get back together — if only for one perfect night? From The Fugees to Motley Crue, here’s our wish list.

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Waka Flocka What?? The 15 Whackest Rapper Names in Hip Hop

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Hip hop is a curious genre — a rapper with the sickest flow could have a name more befitting a cartoon character (Eminem, anyone?). From Snoop Dogg to Too Short, here are the silliest rapper monikers of all time.

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Famous Fails: 15 Celebs Who Tried to Sing…and Bombed

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Imagine how invincible it must feel to be a movie star, top athlete, supermodel, or gazillionaire reality star (sigh, it is what it is) — you must think you can do anything, right? Next stop, rock star fabulosity! Thing is, a music career ain’t so easy to pull off — and these A-listers found out the hard way.

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Me and My Girlfriend: We Rank the 10 Flyest Boo’s in Hip Hop

 

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Ryan Gosling has a mighty sexy plus-one; so does Brad Pitt. But when you’re talking about the flyest wives and girlfriends, ever — we’re talking Beyonce, folks — they aren’t found in Hollywood, they’re in hip hop.

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Wait, Who Wrote That? 15 Shocking Songwriters Behind Pop Hits

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So, we were sitting around the VH1.com offices, discussing the various merits of Britney’s bad-good hit “Till the World Ends,” when we remembered that pop tart Ke$ha actually wrote the song (yep, the gin-soaked starlet is a total wordsmith)! Which begged the question — how many other pop stars in their own right had penned huge smashes for other artists?

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Justin Timberlake’s Man-Coiffure: A History

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When we saw the promos for Justin Timberlake‘s upcoming Saturday Night Live hosting gig (musical guest too!), we experienced a flurry of emotions, not least of which was admiration for his fancy new “Suit and Tie” hair. We’re not sure if JT got his naturally tight curls chemically relaxed or if its just a reeaally strong blowout, but this suddenly sleek, Cary Grant-esque style gives him such a dashing quality, no?

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