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15 Monster Hit Singles That Almost Never Happened

Singles That Almost Weren't Released

Hit songs become a part of our lives, whether we like it or not! We fall in love when them, dance to them, hear them everywhere we go, and then become sick of them…for a short time, at least. It’s a tale as old as time. But there have been quite a few mega-hits over the years that were almost mega-misses! Yes, some of the biggest songs of all times very nearly ended up in the trash, done by someone else, or were never written at all! Read on to learn 15 MONSTER hits that very nearly never made it to our stereos. It’s pretty scary to think of a world without these beloved classics!

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Banned Bands: 20 Musicians Who Have Been Barred From Entire Countries

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We hear about rock stars getting banned from Holiday Inns all the time, but it takes a special kind of skill to get yourself banned from an ENTIRE COUNTRY! That’s dedication, friends. But still, that’s happened to quite a few musicians over the years!

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2013 VMAs: Lady Gaga Earns Your “Applause”

Lady Gaga found herself in an unusual position last week: Second place. By rushing “Applause”—the first single from her highly anticipated ARTPOP LP—to market in order to combat leaks, she placed herself in direct competition with the juggernaut that is the Katy Perry Machine. So when Gaga came out on the losing end of that battle, the pressure on her to deliver a stunning opening performance at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards really intensified. And guess what? She delivered.

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Friday Face-Off VMA Performers: Lady Gaga Vs. Katy Perry

The 2013 MTV Music Video Awards are this Sunday and while most elements are left for surprise, we know for certain the live performances are going to be smokin’ hot. Two of the performers already announced are fearless fashionistas Lady Gaga and Katy Perry.

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