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More Joint Trouble as MTV Censors Miley Cyrus’ EMA Acceptance Speech
3 years ago

More Joint Trouble as MTV Censors Miley Cyrus’ EMA Acceptance Speech

During this week’s CMA Awards, ABC repeatedly censored the line “roll up a joint…or don’t” from Kacey Musgraves’ performance of critically acclaimed single “Follow Your Arrow.”

During Sunday’s US broadcast …
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CMAs Ignite Sales for Kacey’s “Follow Your Arrow,” Luke’s “Drink a Beer”
3 years ago

CMAs Ignite Sales for Kacey’s “Follow Your Arrow,” Luke’s “Drink a Beer”

Update: As the day has progressed, so too have CMA-related songs on the iTunes Single Sales Chart.

Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert’s “We Were Us” had advanced to number eight …
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ABC Censors Kacey Musgraves’ “Follow Your Arrow” CMAs Performance
3 years ago

ABC Censors Kacey Musgraves’ “Follow Your Arrow” CMAs Performance

If your response to Billboard’s feature on the controversy surrounding Kacey Musgraves’ “Follow Your Arrow” was one of laughter, given that same-sex romances and marijuana use are far from taboo …
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Avril Lavigne’s Album Sales Sink to Low, Pentatonix, The Wanted Follow
3 years ago

Avril Lavigne’s Album Sales Sink to Low, Pentatonix, The Wanted Follow

Thanks to a depleted star profile and limited mainstream radio excitement, not to mention the monster shadow cast by Eminem’s “The Marshall Mathers LP 2,” Avril Lavigne debuted her self-titled …
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Eminem’s New “MMLP2” Songs Explode Onto Sales Chart
3 years ago

Eminem’s New “MMLP2” Songs Explode Onto Sales Chart

With four different tracks in the iTunes Singles Top 10 and a new album atop the iTunes Album Sales chart, there was no mistaking that this week belonged to Eminem.


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Eminem Explains Use of “Faggot,” Thought of it Like “Bitch” or Punk”
3 years ago

Eminem Explains Use of “Faggot,” Thought of it Like “Bitch” or Punk”

In today’s cultural environment, especially one in which Macklemore’s “Same Love” became a big hit, it is hard to fathom mainstream rappers returning to the well of homophobic lyrics.

But …
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Lady Gaga’s “Dope” Single Surges on iTunes, Bieber’s “Bad Day” Follows
3 years ago

Lady Gaga’s “Dope” Single Surges on iTunes, Bieber’s “Bad Day” Follows

Justin Bieber might not be having the “Bad Day” suggested by his new “Music Monday” song, but Lady Gaga is having a much better one.

Outpacing the new Bieber song …
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Justin Bieber Allegedly Caught Leaving Brazil’s Centaurus Brothel
3 years ago

Justin Bieber Allegedly Caught Leaving Brazil’s Centaurus Brothel

Another day, another scandalous allegation about Justin Bieber’s off-stage behavior.

The latest chapter in the teen heartthrob’s increasingly compelling personal life? A claim that he was caught leaving the Brazilian …
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Eminem Makes it Four in the iTunes Top 10 as “Berzerk” Returns
3 years ago

Eminem Makes it Four in the iTunes Top 10 as “Berzerk” Returns

Labeling him a “rap God” is a matter of personal opinion.

Recognizing him as a single sales force is a forcible reality.

Eminem’s iTunes Single Sales dominance, which has been …
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NBC Confirms HAIM, Lady Gaga for “Saturday Night Live”
3 years ago

NBC Confirms HAIM, Lady Gaga for “Saturday Night Live”

Passionate fans cannot read a single music publication without encountering gushing over pop-rock act HAIM.

This November, the “Saturday Night Live” audience will find out why.

NBC confirmed Thursday that …
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