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Tyler the Creator Talks About LGBT Criticism

GLAAD and other LGBT groups spoke out against MTV VMA winner Tyler the Creator’s new album and I was pretty sad to hear all the facts about the anti-gay album. The rapper has responded to the widespread public criticism, saying “Well, I have gay fans and they don’t really take it offensive, so I don’t know. If it offends you, it offends you…If you call me a n—a, I really don’t care, but that’s just me, personally. Some people might take it the other way; I personally don’t give a sh–. I’m not homophobic. I just think ‘f***ot’ hits and hurts people. It hits. And ‘gay’ just means you’re stupid. I don’t know, we don’t think about it, we’re just kids. We don’t think about that s**t. But I don’t hate gay people. I don’t want anyone to think I’m homophobic...

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New Video from Eminem – Lighters

The hip hop duo Bad Meets Evil, comprised of rappers Eminem and Royce da 5’9, has premiered the music video for their latest single “Lighters” via VEVO. The Bruno Mars-assisted track is pretty hot on the charts right now, staying within the Top 10 on US iTunes and has peaked at #5 on Billboard’s Hot 100. As for the video, I liked it. It’s pretty basic and nothing to be all excited about. I loved the ending with all the lights in the air though. But honestly, this was underwhelming considering the beautiful message of this song. It definitely could have been better.
Bad Meets Evil featuring Bruno Mars – Lighters – New Video
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Eminem Named King of Hip Hop

Following their crowning of Lady Gaga as the Queen of Pop, Rolling Stone magazine has now named Eminem as the King of Hip Hop. A lot of fans have taken to their Twitter accounts to express both their agreement and disappointment since. Based on numbers and a bunch of categories in which those numbers are calculated (sales, Grammys, followers, Billboard presence, airtime play, etc), the facts are the facts. Rolling Stone even has all of the charts and math drawn out, category by category, for anyone who refuses to believe it. Coming in second place to Eminem was Lil Wayne. Drake, Kanye West and Jay-Z rounded out the top 5. Interestingly enough, Nicki Minaj, the only woman on the Kings list, placed number 6. Congratulations to Eminem!

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Eminem Performs at Lollapalooza

Eminem put on a show to remember this past weekend during his live set at Lollapalooza in Chicago. For this one occasion, the rapper was joined by a few collaborators, namely Bruno Mars and Skylar Grey, to perform their hit collaborations “Lighters” and “I Need a Doctor” respectively. Eminem also performed his hit “Love the Way You Lie” sans Rihanna for the 90,000 concertgoers. He also did an amazing medley consisting of a cover of BoB’s “Airplanes”, “Sing for the Moment” and his classic “Stan”. The only thing that would have made that performance better was if Dido was there. Overall, Eminem’s set was fantastic!

Eminem, Royce da 5’9 and Bruno Mars – Lighters – Performance Video
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Eminem and Skylar Grey – I Need a Doctor – Performance Video
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“Eminem is dead!”

Perhaps the biggest scam messages via email with the message”Yahoo closes,” so far is the news that Eminem is dead. The mail has a virus attached to it, in executable format, and describes how the famous rapper’s life ended. But it is only the scam of one (or more) malicious hackers. Hackers who send these messages are using a well known television station’s address to send a dangerous virus for PCs. These false messages spread in recent days with enviable speed and managed to cause doubts about Eminem’s life. If you receive such a message in your e-mail, ignore it!

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Eminem, the first artist in the USA who sold one million digital albums

“Recovery”, the album released by Eminem in 2010, became the first album sold in more than one million copies in the USA, according to statistics made by Nielsen Sound Scan. Including the standard format CDs Eminem’s album was sold in 3,9 million copies. Paul Rosenberg, the artist’s spokesman declared that over the years they paid a lot of attention to online fans and this brought a lot of satisfaction to them. Nielsen Sound Scan is a system used to monitor music sales in USA and Canada, and it is used to create Billboard charts.

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Cee-Lo Green Billboard Awards Performance

Cee-Lo Green took the stage to perform at the 2011 Billboard Music Awards, which was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas this past Sunday. The 36-year old hip hop singer performed a medley of his hit songs including “Crazy”, “Bright Lights Big City” and “Forget You”. During his performance, Cee-Lo’s piano and chair flew through the air doing flips and turns, including a 360 degree turn. I was in awe the whole time. I’m pretty sure I looked stupid with my jaw hanging. Plus, I’m a big fan of his music so seeing him perform is always a great thing for me.
Cee-Lo Green – Medley – Billboard Awards Performance Video
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2011 Billboard Music Awards Winners Full List

Top Artist:
Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga
WINNER: Taylor Swift


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The BRIT Awards 2011 nominees

Tinie Tempah, Plan B and Cheryl Cole leading with nominations
Justin Bieber will be hoping to score his first BRITs win, as he is set to go head-to-head with Bruno Mars, the cast of Glee, The National and The Temper Trap for the International Breakthrough Act Award.

Mark Ronson
Paul Weller
Plan B
Robert Plant
Tinie Tempah

Cheryl Cole
Ellie Goulding
Laura Marling
Paloma Faith

Ellie Goulding
Mumford & Sons
Tinie Tempah
The xx

Biffy Clyro
Mumford & Sons
Take That
The xx

Alexandra Burke featuring Pitbull – All Night Long
Cheryl Cole – Parachute
Florence & The Machine – You’ve...

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2011 Grammy Awards Nominees Full List + Performances

Eminem leads the with 10 nominations, Bruno Mars follows with seven, Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, and Lady Antebellum got six nods, John Legend and B.o.B got five, Drake, Rihanna, Cee Lo Green, Katy Perry, and Alex Da Kid get four nods each.

53rd Annual Grammy Awards 2011 Nominees Full List

Album of the Year
Recovery – Eminem
Need You Now – Lady Antebellum
The Fame Monster – Lady Gaga
Teenage Dream – Katy Perry
The Suburbs – Arcade Fire

Record of the Year
“Love the Way You Lie” – Eminem & Rihanna
“Nothin’ on You” – B.o.B & Bruno Mars
“Empire State of Mind” – Jay-Z & Alicia Keys
“Need You Now” – Lady Antebellum
“F**k You” – Cee Lo Green

Song of the Year
“Love the Way You Lie” – Eminem & Rihanna
“F**k You”- Cee Lo Green
“The House That Built Me” – M...

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2010 American Music Awards Winners and Pictures

2010 American Music Awards Winners List
Artist of the Year

Justin Bieber *WINNER*
Lady GaGa
Katy Perry

Favorite Album, Country

Carrie Underwood – Play On *WINNER*
Jason Aldean – Wide Open
Lady Antebellum – Need You Now

Favorite Album, Pop or Rock

Katy Perry – Teenage Dream *WINNER*
Justin Bieber – My World 2.0
Eminem – Recovery

Favorite Album, Rap/Hip-Hop

Eminem – Recovery *WINNER*
B.o.B. – B.o.B. Presents
Drake – Thank Me Later

Favorite Album, Soul/R&B

Usher – Raymond v. Raymond *WINNER*
Alicia Keys – The Element of Freedom
Sade – Soldier of Love

Favorite Album, Soundtracks

GLEE – The Music, Volume 3 Showstoppers *WINNER*
The Twilight Saga – Eclipse
AC/DC – Iron Man 2

Favorite Artist, Adult Contem...

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