Top 20 Countdown: Mark Ronson On His Killer ‘SNL’ Set + “The Most Amazing, Surreal” Part Of His Musical Journey

by (@JordanRuntagh)

Mark Ronson is singularly responsible for funking up this fall, and we couldn’t be more grateful. “Uptown Funk,” his slinky groovetastic floor filler with Bruno Mars, has been blaring out of speakers worldwide, and that’s just the start of the story for the famed producer and DJ. He stole the show on an episode of Saturday Night Live with Mars and rapper Mystikal a few weeks back, and recently experienced a moment that he calls “the most amazing, surreal part of my musical journey.” For a man who has worked with everyone from Amy Winehouse, Paul McCartney, and Adele (just to name a very few), it must have been pretty damn incredible. From his new song and new album, to career highlights, Ronson revealed all to Jim Shearer On VH1′s Top 20 Countdown.

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15 Forgotten Christmas Albums + Songs From Megastars

by (@hernameislex)

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Ahh, the Christmas album. It’s somewhat of an industry standard. You know you’ve made it when you’ve put out a hit holiday disc! But few are brave enough to take on the challenge and many decide to just test the waters with a Christmas single. Either way, the artists who try should be commended for their efforts, even if they’re forgotten over the years. Get ready to wipe the dust off of 15 festive albums and songs put out in years past by megastars.

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Yas Girl Of The Week: Beyonce

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Beyonce is the queen of the Grammy Awards and our Yas Girl of the week! Today, when the nominations for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards were announced, she surpassed Dolly Parton to become the most nominated woman in history! Beyonce has won 17 Grammys so far in her career and been nominated over 50 times! Today she picked up nominations including Best R&B Song & Performance for “Drunk In Love” and a nomination for Best Urban Contemporary Album for Beyoncé, among others. Congratulations to Bey for becoming one of the most nominated artists in history at 7th place and the number one among women! Is there anything Beyonce can’t do?

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Echosmith Made A Video Of Their Time At YOK Live In Concert, And It’s Adorable

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YOK artist Echosmith made a video of the crazy time when they performed at both YOK Live In Concert and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in one day— and we love it. You can watch the charming video above, but be sure to watch it all the way through if you want to hear the band’s new single, “Bright.”

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VH1′s YOK Artists Score Big With Grammy Noms, Sam Smith Leads The Way With 5

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Sam Smith, Hozier, and Ed Sheeran are among the seven You Oughta Know artists who have earned nominations for the 2015 GRAMMY Awards. Smith lead the way by receiving nods for five categories, including the coveted Song of the Year and Best New Artist. We’ve got a feeling that he’ll win big at the awards show in February— fingers crossed! Click through the photo gallery to see the YOK nominees and the categories.

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‘The Beatles Never Existed’ Conspiracy Will Make You Question Everything You Knew About The Fab Four

by (@JordanRuntagh)

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You may think you’re a Beatles fan, but a new website will prove that you don’t even know the half of it. The startling thebeatlesneverexisted.com claims to have blown the lid off one the biggest conspiracies of 21st century music. Or maybe it’s just a hilarious parody. Either way, your mind is about to be blown by this incredibly insane theory.
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Palladia To Air The First Ever ‘BBC Music Awards’ Featuring Ed Sheeran, One Direction, Coldplay + More

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The first ever BBC Music Awards will take place next week in London, but lucky for you Yanks Palladia will be the only U.S. TV network airing the live show! Showcasing such artists as One Direction, Coldplay, and Ed Sheeran, the new awards show will honor artists across the world who are heading the pop music genre, and you won’t want to miss it. Make sure to tune in on Thursday, December 11th 3 PM ET, or a special prime-time encore showing at 8 PM that night. Read more about this event in the press release below!

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