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Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, The Breeders Lead An Eclectic Lineup At The 2013 Hangout Music Fest

Hangout Music Fest 2013 Lineup

Anyone who has ever attended a music festival — be that Coachella, Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, Glastonbury, what-have-you — knows that there are few things better in life than spending an entire weekend surrounded by great friends (both old and new!) and even better music. What could possibly make a weekend like this any better? How about spending it ON A BEACH? Ladies and gentleman, we present to you the 2013 Hangout Music Festival, which will takes place this May on the “sugar-white sand beaches” of Gulf Shores, Alabama!

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Olly Murs Knows A Deep, Dark Secret About Simon Cowell

There’s a reason Olly Murs has been on numerous television shows long before he scored a record deal: the camera loves him. Between his eclectic taste in music to his penchant for spilling someone else’s beans, when Olly talks, we want to listen.

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Grammys 2013: VH1 You Oughta Know Artists Take Home 7 Awards

VH1 You Oughta Know Alumni Win 7 Grammys

You know how you always hear attendees at awards shows say that it’s just nice to be nominated? While that sentiment certainly holds true for our pack of amazing VH1 You Oughta Know alumni who earned themselves 17 nominations at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, the reality of the situation is that it feels even better to win. That’s why we here at VH1 are bursting at the seams with pride tonight that our You Oughta Know family took home SEVEN GRAMMYS (!!!) at tonight’s ceremonies, including honors in two of the Big Four Categories: Record Of The Year (Gotye‘s “Somebody I Used To Know”) and Album of the Year (Mumford And SonsBabel).

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Grammys 2013: Gotye And Kimbra Are Still BFFs Almost 2 Years After Release Of “Somebody I Used To Know”

Antipodean artists Gotye and Kimbra duetted on the mammoth hit “Somebody I Used To Know,” a song that became one of the biggest international smashes in recent memory. The pair are nominated at the 2013 Grammy Awards in the Record Of The Year category, and they stopped by our area on the Grammy Night Live carpet to share their thoughts with VH1 Top 20 Video Countdown host Jim Shearer. Read more…

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Grammys 2013: Ed Sheeran And Elton John Form Their Own “A Team”

It’s incredible to see how far Ed Sheeran has progressed in his career since VH1 Tuner first met him last spring at the 2012 SXSW Music Festival. That night, we chatted to him for a few minutes before he played a solo acoustic show in front of 75 people or so —this was a few months before he became our You Oughta Know artist— but tonight, he performed in front of tens of millions of people worldwide alongside none other than Rock And Roll Hall of Famer Elton John. Read more…

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Grammys 2013: Mumford & Sons Clear Up Major Questions On The Red Carpet

The night has begun, and we’re kicking off our very special Grammy Night Live with a bang by chatting with some of the show’s most decorated nominees. Mumford & Sons continue their effortless brand of cool tonight by breezing by the red carpet (sunglasses ON, natch) to clear up any threat of drama should Babel go home with Album of the Year.

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Grammys 2013: Ed Sheeran Notes That Tonight’s Crowd Is “On Edge”

Ed Sheeran was a big winner at the BRIT Awards last year, but tonight is the first time that our You Oughta Know alum has attended an awards show on American soil. Our own Big Morning Buzz Live host Carrie Keagan just caught up with our ginger friend on the red carpet on Grammy Night Live, currently livestreaming on VH1.com. Read more…