by (@SamSpokenWord)

Friday Face-Off: Workout Edition!

Hello  my food coma compatriots. I know, yesterday was a big day for us. We ate, maybe socialized with some family, then ate some more. It was epic. And now we are oh so very full. But it’s time to take off the Snuggie, pry yourself off of the couch and dust the crumbs off your lap. It’s time to work off all those beautiful calories we gobbled down with one ultimate workout. Cause baby you know those cals ain’t gonna burn themselves. So, let’s take a cue from the svelte n’ sexy Britney Spears and hot poppa Kanye West to figure out how to get through this dreaded gym routine. Vote now and decide whether Britney’s “Work B**ch” or Kanye’s “The New Workout Plan” gets us more amped to break a sweat like it’s nobody’s bidness. Ready, set, GO!

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by (@unclegrambo)

Top 5 SNL Sketches From Episodes Featuring Stars Who Were Both Host And Musical Guest

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Lady Gaga served as both the host and musical guest on Saturday Night Live last night, marking the 26th time in the show’s 38 seasons that an individual was asked by Lorne Michaels to pull double duty. Gaga, ever the showstopper, did a tremendous job—more on her in a bit!—but what other musicians did the best job of being hilarious during sketches AND singing their faces off?

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by (@emilyexton)

Exclusive Sneak: JOHNNYSWIM Covers Britney Spears

While VH1′s You Oughta Know In Concert is a chance to showcase the very best in hand-picked talent, it’s a known truth that everything is better with a little Britney. As in, it’s Britney, bitch. Amanda and Abner of Nashville-based duo JOHNNYSWIM took the stage at Roseland Ballroom to tear through this year’s Heart Beats EP, but not before paying tribute to the goddess of pop.

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by (@emilyexton)

They Got It From Their Mamas: The 12 Hottest Mothers Of Musicians

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Miley Cyrus is hot… but have you seen her mom? While today’s pop stars often have a larger than life glam squad to help them get camera-ready, there’s really one person responsible for those enviable good looks: their mothers. Yes, genetics is a powerful thing. Read more…

by (@SamSpokenWord)

It’s A Slang Thang: The Top 10 Slang Words Celebrated In Music

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It’s 2013 and we’ve gotten some upgrades in the past few years. We’ve gone from Walkman to iPod, VCR to DVD player and flip phone to smart phone. Big changes, people. But with every new invention, we leave behind a legacy of abandoned gadgets and gizmos – Game Boys, cassette tapes, typewriters… Tamagotchis. And let’s not forget the lingo. The years of “That’s fly” / “She’s so bootylicious” / “Dang, that homeboy is a scrub” are behind us. It’s a sad, sad thing. So let’s dust off our dictionaries, get sentimental and look at some of the greatest slang words that might be dead in 2013 conversation, but live on in top chart songs. So check out the gallery of Top 10 Slang Terms Music Has Celebrated. It’s a bangin’ list beeotch. If you disagree, boy you bugg’n.

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by (@BHSmithNYC)

Can You Guess These Musicians’ Tongues?

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Back in the olden days, the only time that the soft, pink, muscular hydrostat that sits on the floor of your mouth used to peek out from its natural hiding spot was when a depressor emerged at the doctor’s office. Nowadays, though, tongues have emerged from the damp, dark recesses of our mouths and into the light, insisting that attention be paid, damn it! The tongue at the forefront of this renaissance belongs to Miley Cyrus, naturally, but can you guess these other famous (and infamous) tongues in music history?

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by (@unclegrambo)

So How Much Did Britney’s “Work Bitch” Video Cost, Anyway? Three Music Video Directors Weigh In

When Britney Spears‘ video for “Work Bitch” dropped last week, the thing that caught the most attention about it was its reported $6.5 million price tag. That budget, if it were accurate, would make it the second most expensive music video of all-time, behind “Scream” by Michael and Janet Jackson. We say “if it were accurate” because, almost immediately, people began questioning the veracity of the $6.5 million budget, and director Ben Mor was forced to admit to MTV that “it’s not even a fraction of that. It’s 200 percent absolutely false and it’s almost embarrassing to say. The video absolutely did not cost that much.” So, how much DID it cost?

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