Iggy Azalea’s Fancy, Booty-Filled 2014

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By Chris Carpenter (@chriscarplive)

Iggy Azalea had a pretty dope 2014, you guys. Sure, the Aussie rapper-slash-sometimes-model was fairly buzzed about in 2013—however, it was her breakthrough joint “Fancy,” that infiltrated all of the world’s cars, clubs, cubicles and retirement communities for a better portion of this year. That portion was super great.

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Was Hard Rock’s Class of 1973 The Greatest Of All Time?

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With their new album, Rock or Bust, AC/DC charge into their fifth decade of swinging hard rock’s biggest, heaviest wrecking balls to the peak of the pop charts and the pummeling of popular culture once again. It’s indeed been a long way to the top for these Aussie rock-and-roll outlaws, one that began specifically in the ferociously fertile year of 1973.

Hard rock’s Class of 1973, in fact, may be the most potent and prolific marauders to ever variously invent, embody, and bulldoze the medium forward. After burying the final vestiges of ’60s flower power and fueled by free-form FM radio, rock itself dove deep into darkness in 1973, and came up spewing gold, platinum, and the volcanic ash that has spawned all forms of heavy metal, punk, grunge, hardcore, and other extreme musical subgenres ever since.

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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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