Nicki Minaj Takes Over ESPN’s ‘SportsCenter’

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We hope you had your DVR on record last night, or else you would of missed Nicki Minaj‘s SportCenter takeover. The raptress appeared alongside host Kenny Mayne to promote her new album, The Pinkprint, as well as drop her new single “Win Again.” Queen Barb also showed off her touchdown dance, threw some footballs, shared insight on her favorite athletes, critiqued Kenny’s choice of slippers, and (of course) took some selfies.

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Haters Gonna Hate, But Taylor Swift Has Broken Some Major Records

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In celebration of Taylor Swift’s 25th birthday, we’re granting her birthday wish by not accusing her female friends of dating her. Instead, we’d like to take a moment and acknowledge all the major records the singer has broken in her prosperous career so far. Read on to see the many titles Taylor has earned, and remember: When the haters hate, do as Taylor Swift does and “Shake It Off.” You just might score a Guinness World Record in the process!

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Ed Sheeran Wins BBC Music’s British Artist Of The Year

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Last night marked the very first BBC Music Awards and VH1′s very own You Oughta Know alum Ed Sheeran took home one of the biggest awards of the night. Sheeran beat out David Bowie, Sam Smith and others to score the title of British Artist of the Year. Watch the elated “Thinking Out Loud” singer give his acceptance speech and find out who else won high honors at the first annual music awards.

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Yas Girl Of The Week: Hayley Williams

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Paramore’s Hayley Williams has always marched to the beat of her own drum, and now she’s receiving an award for doing just that! Hayley will be presented with Billboard’s Trailblazer Award tonight at the ninth annual Billboard Women in Music Awards. The award celebrates a woman who “breaks from convention to make a unique mark in music and pave the way for other talent.” Hayley will be the first recipient and is the perfect fit! She’s been rocking out with Paramore for ten years now and continues to take risks and inspire a new generation of young rock stars. Yas, Hayley!

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Nick Mason Calls Pink Floyd’s ‘The Endless River’ Album A “Graceful Swansong”

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Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason confirmed the band’s recent album The Endless River, which featured posthumous recordings of keyboardist Rick Wright, is indeed the band’s last in an interview with VH1. “David (Gilmour, Floyd guitarist and singer) has made it really clear he doesn’t want to carry on and sadly it’s not something I can do on my own.” said Mason. The erudite drummer however seemed at peace with the prognosis, adding “So I think we’ll just sort of really enjoy a slightly graceful swansong with this record.” Read more…

Troubles Be Damned, AC/DC’s Latest ‘Rock or Bust’ Goes #1 In 10 Countries Around The Globe

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Legendary Australian boogie-meisters AC/DC have had many highs in their career, and their most recent feat is one for the record books. The band’s latest album, Rock or Bust, debuted last week in the number 1 spot in album charts around the world, including Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Switzerland, Finland, France, Norway, Sweden, and Germany. In the good old U.S. of A., home to those “American thighs” singer Brian Johnson is so fond of, the record debuted at number 3 on the Billboard Top 200 chart and sold over 174,000 albums in its first week. Read more…