Drawn That Way: The Sexiest Cartoon Frontwomen Of All Time

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Cartoons are generally viewed as kids stuff, but there are a few that caught our eyes (and ears) as adults! A number of fictitious animated bands have had real-life chart success thanks to catchy hooks -and killer curves. Don’t hate ‘em, baby, ‘cuz they were drawn that way!

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You Oughta Know Artist CHVRCHES Tackles Michael Jackson + Ginger Beards

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Scottish synth pop band CHVRCHES is VH1′s You Oughta Know artist for the entire month of April, but we got them to open up about their tour habits, favorite music videos and more in less than 60 seconds. That’s right. We got CHVRCHES to spill the beans in our speed interview.

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Catchy, Loud and Proud: 20 Essential Power Pop Tracks That Will Be Stuck In Your Head Forever

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What’s power pop, you ask? It’s ridiculously radio-friendly hooks and close vocal harmonies, mixed with a hefty dose of Marshall stacks and relentless four-on-the-floor beat. Perfect for music fans who like a little sugar in their rock! The genre has its roots in the British Invasion sound of the mid-sixties, borrowing heavily from The Who and The Beatles, as well as Americans, The Byrds. Following the demise of the Fab Four at the start of the ’70s, a host of new groups hoping to carry the pop torch amped up their jangling Rickenbacker 12-strings and made a bid for Billboard glory. Only a few made it, but the music that came out of the power pop golden era (1973-1982) is still among the catchiest ever committed to wax.

Read on for 20 essential power pop tracks that will be lodged in your brain for the rest of your life. Overly commercial? Maybe. Guilty pleasures? Possibly. But you’ll be singing right along, we guarantee it! Be warned: This ear candy is so sweet, you’re going to have to brush your speakers before bedtime.

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10 Massive Pop Stars Who Can Thank YouTube For Their Success

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From chanteuses Lana Del Rey and Katy Perry, to pop princes like Justin Bieber, YouTube has been a haven for new artists to self-promote their music. Artists like Gotye and Karmin, gained so many views on the video sharing site that they were signed to record deals, made songs for movies, and even won Grammy awards. Guess all we have to do is believe! Read on for 10 huge pop superstars who owe it all to YouTube…

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Holding On To The Dream: 20 Bands With Only One Original Member

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It’s difficult for bands to stand the test of time and stay intact. They’ve got all sorts of factors stacked against them, including breakups, premature deaths, and brutal band dismissals, plus folks who are just tired of the rock ‘n’ roll game and straight up quit. But then there are the guys who are still out there playing the hits, despite the fact that they’re the only original members left in their group!

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Is Lily Allen Hot Or Not For Benedict Cumberbatch?

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Lily Allen is one of our favorite pop voices and one of the most vocal critics of pop culture. So, we put her tastes to the test in our VH1′s Pop Culture Quiz. Lily had to swipe right for “It’s a go!” and left for “Hell no!” So, where did popular celebrities like Benedict Cumberbatch and Jared Leto land for Allen? The answers may surprise you…

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What Are Ed, Don And Jim’s Top 5 Desert Island Hard Rock Albums?

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Each and every season on That Metal Show, Eddie, Don and Jim have ranked their favorite musical moments from the worlds of hard rock and heavy metal in the TMS Top 5 and then argued about what the final ranking should be. This week to cap off season 13 the boys decided to answer a question fans of the show have been asking them for ages, what are their Top 5 Desert Island Hard Rock Albums? Read more…