You Oughta Know

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MUSIC SEEN: The HAIM Sisters Get Emotional During A Sold-Out Show At Webster Hall

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HAIM is the latest addition to VH1′s You Oughta Know family, and has signed on to be part of the first ever You Oughta Know In Concert special that’s airing on VH1 on November 21 at 9PM/8C. The three Haim sisters just released their debut LP, Days Are Gone, which will debut in the Top 10 this week when final numbers are released, and have gone from complete unknowns to selling out New York City’s Webster Hall in less than a year.

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Lorde Graces VH1′s Big Morning Buzz Live With A “Royals” Performance

VH1′s September You Oughta Know artist Lorde visited VH1′s Big Morning Buzz Live today to perform her smash hit “Royals.” The Kiwi teen looked chic and simple in an adorable black turtleneck and skirt ensemble and repeatedly played with her most famous asset: her glorious locks.

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VH1 Announces That Ed Sheeran, Lorde, The Lumineers And More Will Perform At Inaugural “You Oughta Know In Concert”

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Big news to share! VH1′s You Oughta Know franchise, which is responsible for introducing artists such as Adele, The Civil Wars, and The Lumineers to a broader audience, is getting its very own special! The first-ever You Oughta Know In Concert event will be broadcast on Thursday, November 21 at 9PM/8C only on VH1, and will feature performances from the likes of Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sande, Lorde, HAIM and more!
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If Paris Can’t Bring The Civil Wars Back Together In “Dust To Dust,” What Hope Do The Rest Of Us Have?

The Civil Wars are, sadly, still broken up. Nary a day goes by when we don’t find ourselves wishing that John Paul White and Joy Williams could find a way to bury the proverbial hatchet (or even a literal one, if that would help!) and return to making music together. All is not lost, though, as evidenced by their latest video from their eponymous second album, “Dust To Dust.”

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HAIM Reveal The Stories Behind The Songs On Their New LP, Days Are Gone

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VH1′s latest addition to the You Oughta Know family is, in fact, a family themselves! Say hello to HAIM, the California-based trio made up of sisters Este (bass), Danielle (guitar + lead vox) and Alana (keys). The band’s rapturously received debut LP, Days Are Gone, just dropped yesterday, and we recently sat down with the sisters HAIM and got them to spill all of the secrets about the songwriting and recording process.

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by (@unclegrambo)

HAIM Break Down Their Debut LP Days Are Gone, Track-By-Track

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We are very excited to announce that the dynamic sister trio HAIM are VH1′s You Oughta Know artist for the month of October. Haim first appeared on critics’ radar around this time last year when their track “Forever” started making waves in the UK, ultimately earning the #4 spot on NME’s Best Songs Of 2012 list. Since then, they have released a succession of fantastic singles, dazzled audiences at SXSW, signed on with Jay Z‘s Roc Nation management team, and are dropping their debut LP Days Are Gone today.

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by (@megsokay)

YOK Artist Lorde Explains Why Pure Heroine Isn’t About Boyfriends Or Break Ups

VH1′s September You Oughta Know artist Lorde‘s debut album, Pure Heroine, won’t be released in the United States until Monday, September 30, but it’s already ranked #9 on the iTunes charts (sitting right behind Lorde’s The Love Club E.P. at #8). Even though she’s only 16, Lorde is fully aware of the wild expectations and promises that Pure Heroine is “more mature” and “more developed.”

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Beginner’s Luck: The 50 Best-Selling Debut Records In Music History

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We’re waiting with baited breath for VH1 You Oughta Know artist Lorde to drop her first album Pure Heroine on Monday! This exclusive stream whetted our appetites, but we’re gonna need a bigger bite of her soulful pop confection. Her first single “Royals” is currently duking it out with heavy hitters Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus for the top of the charts, so we’re expecting big things from her debut disc. In fact, we’re thinking that it’ll measure up to these 50 record breaking freshman releases!

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SoundScanner: It’s A “Royals” Rumble Between Lorde, Miley And Katy For No. 1

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Lorde claims she’ll never be a royal, but she becomes chart royalty this week, as her massive single “Royals” leapfrogs over singles from Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus to capture the No. 1 spot on Nielsen SoundScan’s Digital Songs chart. Elsewhere, the latest album from Jack Johnson captures the No. 1 spot on the albums chart. Here’s #SoundScanner with the latest:

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MUSIC SEEN: Exclusive Backstage Photos Of Lorde As She Prepared For Her North American Debut

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Lorde doesn’t even have an LP out yet—Pure Heroine comes out next week, but you can hear it today thanks to VH1′s exclusive stream—but she’s already the hottest new artist in the game. The 16-year-old’s first single, “Royals,” came out of nowhere to dominate the likes of Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, and Katy Perry, and she seems well poised to be nominated for a gaggle of Grammys when those nominations are announced later this year.

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