Battle Of The Summer Jams: The Lollapalooza Showdown

by (@sllambe)

As we move into August, Battle Of The Summer Jams gets more intense with just a few more weeks of voting. This week, two Lollapalooza acts are going up against each other with surprising hits this summer. Major Lazer‘s “Bubble Butt” faces off against Imagine Dragons‘ “Radioactive.” Both are similar two last weeks battle, the unexpected hits, which saw Hunter Hayes beat out Anna Kendrick. How will this week go down? Does it depend on how both acts do at Lollapalooza? Hardly, but a chance to see both songs performed live wouldn’t hurt.

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Tot Rock: 10 Songs With Famous Babies Taking A Guest Verse

by (@JordanRuntagh)

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In honor of Robin Thicke’s funk-tastic Blurred Lines album dropping on Tuesday, we’ve declared it Robin Thicke Week! One of the highlights of the new disc is the cut “Ain’t No Hat 4 That”, which features vocal help from Thicke’s 3-year old son Julian Fuego. With a name like that, you just know that this kid is gonna be a star! It’s pretty adorable, but Robin is far from the first doting parent to feature their pride and joy on one of their tracks. Read on the check out 10 of our favorite artists who’ve let their babies in on the family business!

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Hey, Hey, Hey: Robin Thicke Teaches Jimmy Fallon How To Rhyme

by (@emilyexton)

Just when you thought #THICKE couldn’t get any more adorable than his childhood tennis whites

Robin Thicke brought “Blurred Lines” to the set of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Thursday, giving the hit song the late-night show’s special treatment: performance via a collection of children’s instruments (maracas, xylophone, you name it). This means Robin gets to play the spoons and Jimmy and the Roots get to take great pleasure in repeatedly shouting “hey, hey, hey.” Read more…

10 Bands To Discover (And Fall In Love With) At Lollapalooza

by (@sllambe)

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Lollapalooza is finally here and that means tons of emerging bands and artists are betting on hitting it big with a group of new fans. But with over 120 bands playing over the course of three days, it’s hard to know who to check out. VH1 scoured the line up to identify the bands you need to check out at Lollapalooza (or get to know at home).

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Friday Face-Off Philanthropy Edition: Jennifer Hudson Vs. LL Cool J

by (@SamSpokenWord)

The VH1 2013 Do Something! Awards happened Wednesday and there was a whole lot of love going around. We honored 5 special celebrities for their amazing social change leadership, including the fantabulous Jennifer Hudson and LL Cool J. Take a look at Jennifer’s “No One Gonna Love You” and LL Cool J’s “I Need Love” and see which philanthropic artist not only has an awesome heart, but an awesome music video. Read more…