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Meet The Journalists Who Covered You Oughta Know Live In Concert

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There’s no doubt that last night’s You Oughta Know Live In Concert was one of 2014’s major music highlights. And fans weren’t the only ones in the crowd. Plenty of music journalists joined in the fun by covering the show. In the gallery above, meet the reporters from BuzzFeed, The Daily Beast, and other outlets who worked the concert. You’ll also become acquainted with some of VH1’s own writers!

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These Aloe Blacc Covers Will Make You Feel Like The Man

You Oughta Know artist Aloe Blacc‘s “The Man” sends an empowering message to all. No matter who you are, no matter what you’re going through, you can get through anything because you’re the man– or woman. With such an infectious vibe, people were compelled to create their own inspirational covers. Check out the five best covers of “The Man” and get to know Blacc better on our YOK live in concert homepage.

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“X”-Out Your Profile To Unlock Exclusive Aloe Blacc Content + Help Put An End To Smoking

The end of the year is near and we all know what that means, the You Oughta Know Live In Concert is just around the corner. Along with ten other amazing acts, Aloe Blacc is confirmed to perform, but prepping for this concert is not all he’s up to over the next month. Aloe Blacc is on board to help end smoking, and he wants you to help, too.

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J Hud Hangs On A Yacht, Ed Sheeran Loves A Good Jagerbomb + The Philly 4th Of July Jam Crew Parties Like Rockstars

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The greatest Independence Day party is of course the Philly 4th Of July Jam. But when these artists aren’t putting on a fantastic show, they like to celebrate in their own way. And as you would imagine, they go hard. We had exclusive interviews with members of the line up as they told us what their July 4th celebrations typically entail (hint: red, white, blue and awesomeness).

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Take Note, Fellas! Aloe Blacc Offers His Best Fashion Tips For The “Average Joe”

Besides putting on rockin’ performances, we have a feeling artists will dress to impress at Friday’s Philly 4th of July Jam. Performer and Style King, Aloe Blacc gives us his favorite fashion tips, making us thing he’ll look especially sharp for the big event dubbed as the “largest free concert in America.”

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From Elton John To Dance Floor Battles: 10 Things That Inspired Aloe Blacc’s New Album

Like many You Oughta Know artist, Aloe Blacc finds inspiration in the world around him. Whether it’s a plane ride to Switzerland or a classic Elton John, Blacc uses these moments to create hit songs, like “Wake Me Up” with Avicii and “The Man.” In an interview with VH1, Blacc explains the stories and ideas behind each of the songs on his new album, Lift Your Spirit.

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SoundScanner: Aloe Blacc Makes Strong Showing With Debut Album

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Fans just can’t let it go. The Frozen soundtrack is No. 1 yet again on this week’s SoundScan chart, in a week where five new releases splash the Top 10. Meanwhile, Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” still leads the singles chart, and a pair of artists with otherwise not a whole lot in common celebrate important sales milestones. For more, we turn to this week’s SoundScanner:

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Music Seen: A (Stylish) Day In The Life Of Aloe Blacc

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You Oughta Know artist Aloe Blacc is one dapper fellow. Whether it’s on the red carpet or in a music video, the singer is always looking flawless. It makes sense that his style is one of his defining characteristics. He’s a soul singer with GQ sensibilities. When he stopped by the office, the VH1 team got to see that impeccable taste up close and personal. From his aviators to his navy blue velvet blazer, he impressed the staff with his fashion sense. Click through the gallery above for a day in the life of Blacc as he weathers the cold and the cameras in style.

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