A Breakdown of Every Cultural Reference In Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” Music Video



During a Yahoo livestream on Monday, Taylor Swift premiered her brand new video for “Shake It Off” and fans got to witness her many dance styles. She repeatedly shook off the haters while offering a colorful spectrum of famous moments, themes and people in pop culture. Some of the nostalgic throwbacks were pretty obviously, but others were a little more tricky. Read on for a complete breakdown of T-Swift pop culture shout-outs.

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Miley Cyrus’ Video Music Awards Performance by the Numbers

by (@sllambe)


With the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards just days away, we are nearly one year away from twerk seen around the world. During a night filled with show-stopping performances, it was Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke — not Lady Gaga or the *N SYNC reunion — that stole the night.

“Madonna’s done it. Britney’s done it. Every VMA performance, anyone that performs, that’s what you’re looking for — you’re wanting to make history. Me and Robin the whole time said, ‘You know we’re about to make history right now,’ ” Cyrus told MTV just days after the show. With her tongue hanging out, she did just that. That evening, she became the most tweeted about person and set a new record at the time for most views of Vevo for “Wrecking Ball” in a 24-hour period.

So what exactly happened during and after the VMA performance? We break down Cyrus’ historic show by the numbers.

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10 Ways Demi Lovato Really Doesn’t Care (And Why We Love Her For It)

by (@TaylorFerber)


Pop princess Demi Lovato has the voice of an angel and the cutest dimples we ever did see. Looks, however, can be deceiving. Don’t let the former Disney darling status fool you, because this 22-year-old has a lot to say, and she’s has no shame in letting it all out. We know that Demi has a reputation for not taking anyone’s crap, and lately she’s been proving more than ever that she really doesn’t care.

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Meghan Trainor Helps Count Down 10 Songs That Are All About That Bass

by (@BHSmithNYC)

Meghan Trainor has one of the hottest summer jams this season with “All About That Bass,” her tribute to those girls with that extras “boom boom that all the boys chase.” And no summer jam worth it’s saltwater taffy doesn’t have that deep low end, usually thanks to a grooving bass riff, that makes you want to grind into the wee hours on a hot summer night. We asked Meghan to share some of her favorite bass-riffs with us and pulled together 8 more down rump thumpers that will have you shaking the junk in your trunk until school starts in the fall. From disco to classic rock, from the King of Pop to the King of Punk Funk, check out 10 songs that are all about that bass.
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You Oughta Know: Bleachers’ Jack Antonoff Is Just Like A Certain `80s Movie Character


Bleachers, this month’s You Oughta Know artist, channeled the spirit of the `80s for the band’s debut LP, Strange Desire. Given that the band’s founder, Jack Antonoff, is so fond of the decade he was born, VH1 decided to challenge him to a little quiz.

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EXCLUSIVE: Go Behind The Scenes With The Script On The Set Of Their New Video “Superheroes”

by (@alixmarie11)

In anticipation of their fourth studio album No Sound Without Silence, The Script premiered their music video for “Superheroes” last week on VH1 Top 20 Video Countdown. But the group has a little extra surprise in store today, as they unveil an excuslive behind the scenes clip documenting the making of their video!

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