will.i.am And Britney Spears “Scream & Shout” Video Was Made To Be GIF’d

by (@lindseyweber)

It’s all eyes on will.i.am (and will.i.am 2.0, and will.i.am 3.0, and…) and Britney Spears (and Britney 2.0, and Britney 3.0, and…), bitch, who get multiplied many times over in the glitz-ed out new video for “Scream & Shout,” the latest single off the Black Eyed Peas frontman’s upcoming solo album #willpower. The video giddily indulges will.i.am’s future fetish; and much like his album was named to be tweeted, it was made to be .GIF-ed.

For example, the song’s titular command:

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VH1 DIVAS 2012 Adds Kelly Clarkson, Pitbull, Metric And More To The Amazing Roster Of Performers

by (@fdot415)

T-minus three weeks until VH1 DIVAS 2012 airs live on Sunday, December 16 at 9 p.m. ET/8C, and we know you’re already as excited as we are! Well, brace yourselves because Kelly Clarkson, Pitbull, Melanie Fiona and Metric have just been added to this year’s insane performers roster that already includes CiaraMiley CyrusDemi LovatoKelly Rowland and host Adam Lambert. And Havana Brown will keep the big fat bass bumping as House DJ between each hip-shaking set.

Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium can’t even handle the VH1 Divas “Dance Party” about to go down, and you don’t want to miss it. If you’re feeling like this is the kind of event you just have to see in person, we’ve got good news to share: Tickets for VH1 DIVAS 2012 just went on sale on Ticketmaster! We’ll keep dishing more Divas dirt as we get closer to December 16. Until then, get more details from the latest press release to hit our inbox.

VH1 DIVAS ADDS KELLY CLARKSON, MELANIE FIONA, METRIC AND PITBULL AS PERFORMERS

Red Carpet to be Live streamed on DIVAS.VH1.com on Sunday, December 16

VH1 “DIVAS” Dance Party Hosted By Adam Lambert to Include Tribute to Legends Whitney Houston and Donna Summer

Special airs live Sunday, December 16 at 9 PM/8c on VH1

NEW YORK, NY –November 29, 2012VH1’s beloved, popular franchise “VH1 Divas” announced today additional performers to join this year’s dance music tribute. Kelly Clarkson, Melanie Fiona, Metric and Pitbull will join VH1’s dance party, along with Havana Brown as House DJ. Airing live from the L.A. Shrine Auditorium “VH1 Divas” will be hosted by Adam Lambert on Sunday, December 16 at 9PM/8c on VH1.

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Steven Tyler Apologizes To Nicki Minaj, But Insists That He’s Not A Racist

by (@lindseyweber)

American Idol producers might want to drag another chair up to the judges’ table, because Steven Tyler has landed himself in the drama-fest and the already sure to be explosive season might be more fun yet if they leave him put, don’t you think?

As you’ll recall, Tyler said over the weekend that Nicki Minaj would have sent Bob Dylan “to the cornfield” had he turned up to try out. Nicki of course thinks otherwise, and said as much on Twitter, where she suggested that the comment might have been racially motivated. And almost as soon as she hit send on that last one, Tyler was on television apologizing.

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Rita Ora To Make Her Big Screen Debut In The Fast And The Furious 6, But Rumor Has It Rihanna Wanted The Role

by (@lindseyweber)

Rita Lands Fast and the Furious 6 Role

Oh, brother. Did Rita Ora land the role Rihanna secretly coveted in the forthcoming The Fast and the Furious 6? Hopefully this is just another silly ploy by the tabloids to create a non-existent chick beef between the singers. The fact is: Rita Ora did nail her audition enough to snag a role in the sixth flick in the series that shall never end. Read more…

Forever Merry, Mariah Carey Rings In The Holiday Season At Rockefeller Center With “All I Want For Christmas Is You”

by (@lindseyweber)

The lights, the trees, all the other Christmas songs — nothing gets me feeling festive quite like Mariah Carey‘s modern classic “All I Want For Christmas Is You,” a song I enjoy all year round and with particular joy this time of the year. And so Thanksgiving has come and gone, and you all have probably been brimming with holiday joy for almost a week now, but I am only just now beginning because I needed this to happen before I could begin on my festivities:

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There’s A Lot Yasiin Bey AKA Mos Def Doesn’t Like On “I Don’t Like” Freestyle

by (@lindseyweber)

Yasiin Bey "I Don't Like" Freestyle

Now that Yasiin Bey has championed to get people to stop calling him Mos Def he’s focused on the music. And Yasiin has not one solitary ounce of care to give about offending anyone with his latest freestyle over the Chief Keef turned Kanye West “I Don’t Like” beat. And he’s an equal opportunity offender. From tossing around the word cracker and Natzi to going in on how he doesn’t like fake thug rappers, everyone is fair game. Read more…

Trent Reznor’s How to Destroy Angels Have Us Yearning For An “Ice Age”

by (@zaragolden)

Trent Reznor has launched a new project with Atticus Ross and his wife Mariqueen Maandig called How to Destroy Angels, because Nine Inch Nailsmaybe new music and his sound tracking or all that award winning has not kept him busy enough. Their new EP, An Omen, received largely positive reviews, Pitchfork heralding it as ‘immaculately pieced together, richly detailed and suitably moody,” while Rolling Stone was left (rightly) wondering: “Nine Inch Nails fronted by a hot femme singer? Why didn’t anyone think of it sooner?” And we were nonetheless pleasantly surprised when we hit “Play” on this new video for their “Ice Age.”

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GQ Solidifies Its Love Fest With Rick Ross By Naming Him The Bawse Of The Year

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GQ Names Rick Ross The Bawse Of The Year

Rick Ross is the biggest boss that you’ve seen thus far. But you knew that already because he’s only been grunting it since ’07. To validate his self-proclaimed admiration of himself, GQ has named the Miami rapper the Bawse of the Year 2012. For your viewing pleasure his coveted title includes a very special (by special we’re really blowing smoke, but stay with us, people!) shirtless photo of the Head Boss In Charge draped in mink. Let us not forget he’s flipping the bird to all, while hiding half of his face under his mink. It’s like he’s saying, “F you, you peons! My mink has more swag. Uhhhhh.” Well alright then, bawse man. Read more…

Future Calls On The Queen Of Rap Remixes, Kelly Rowland, For “Neva End” Video + Jimmy Kimmel Performance

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Future is quickly becoming the new “it” guy. He’s one of the new-age rappers that can’t really be confined to a narrow space. He raps, but then he sings, albeit auto-tune assisted. He’s slowly honing his new niche–making music with the leading ladies of R&B and pop. He landed on Rihanna‘s “Loveeeeeee Song” from her No. 1 album Unapologetic; and Ciara called up the rapper for the remix to “Sorry.” For the remix to “Neva End” he’s enlisted R&B veteran Kelly Rowland, who is the go-to girl for hot seductive songs with rappers. And although “Neva End” is Future’s song, Kelly owns it. Read more…

Unapologetic Lands At The Top Of The Charts, Earning Rihanna Her First No. 1 Album

by (@zaragolden)

As her 777 tour wound down last week, “Diamonds” became Rihanna’s 12th chart topping single, making Rihanna the pop star with the most No. 1 singles ever, an unusual honor when you consider that she had yet to put out a chart topping album to match. But this week that’s changed, as Unapologetic lands atop the charts this week, earning the star yet another plaque for her wall and her first ever No. 1 album. Seventh time’s a charm?

The good, bad and definitely about Chris Brown album debuts this week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, with 238,000 copies sold. Which isn’t an incredible debut week, especially given Taylor Swift‘s insane 1.2 million or Mumford & Sons 600,000 or even Kendrick Lamar‘s none too shabby 242,122 albums sold showings, but it’s good enough to get Rihanna her first No. 1 album and to bring “legit” tears to her eyes. It’s a little bit hard to believe that this is the first time, but Unapologetic is also the first album release that she’s celebrated mid-air with hundreds of fans and journalists — so probably that Rihannairplane has paid itself off?

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