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DEC
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Amy Schumer to Host MTV Movie Awards

Amy Schumer to Host MTV Movie Awards

Amy Schumer is headed to the MTV Movie Awards.

The comedian will host the ceremony live on Sunday, April 12, 2015, at 9 p.m. from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California.

See more MTV Movie Awards 2014: Best and Worst Moments

"I am honored to be hosting the awards," said Schumer. "I will carry the audience with me like a teen mom #breaktheinternet #breakmywater."

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DEC
10
3 WKS

Watch Sam Smith's Soulful and Sad "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" Video

Watch Sam Smith's Soulful and Sad "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" Video

Just in case you were feeling as cheery as Old Saint Nick and his happy little elves, Sam Smith released the music video for his version of "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" to add a dash of somberness to the holidays.

Smith's cover of the classic Christmas carol is beautiful and emotional. In the video, he sings along with a piano in a stripped-down performance. Watch the Grammy nominee's lovely down-tempo song below.

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DEC
10
3 WKS

Kanye West, Usher to Receive BET Honors

Kanye West, Usher to Receive BET Honors

Someone other than Kanye West is confirming his visionary status.

The superstar rapper will receive the Visionary Award next month at the BET Honors. West — who has called himself a visionary and more — will be one of five luminaries honored at the eighth annual event, hosted by Wayne Brady.

See more Usher Takes Madison Square Garden for The UR Experience

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DEC
9
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Watch the Victoria's Secret Angels "Shake It Off" Video

Watch the Victoria's Secret Angels "Shake It Off" Video

The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show airs tonight, and to celebrate, the lingerie company released a video of the supermodels lip-syncing to Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off."

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DEC
8
3 WKS

Sharon Jones, Daptone Super Soul Revue Channels James Brown at the Apollo: Concert Review

Sharon Jones, Daptone Super Soul Revue Channels James Brown at the Apollo: Concert Review

Brooklyn's Daptone record label, the soul outfit whose ear for talent and eye for period-correct detail has put it in the forefront of a revivalist wave, had few choices when it came to recording its first live-in-concert label showcase. How could they not go to the Apollo, that cradle of talent immortalized by James Brown on one of the greatest concert recordings ever?

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DEC
8
3 WKS

Capitol Music Group Expands Publicity Team

Capitol Music Group Expands Publicity Team

Capitol Music Group senior vice president Ambrosia Healy has hired veteran publicists Jennie Boddy and Erin Cooney as vice presidents of publicity. The two had previously worked with the company's head of media strategy and relations at her indie PR firm The Fun Star, whose client list includes Coldplay, Bastille, Phish and Nine Inch Nails.

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DEC
7
3 WKS

"Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" Tops ASCAP List of Century's Most Performed Holiday Songs

"Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" Tops ASCAP List of Century's Most Performed Holiday Songs

"Santa Claus Is Coming to Town," "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)" and "White Christmas" are the all-time top most performed holiday songs in the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) catalogue, according to a top 30 list released by the performance rights organization Friday. 

The list comes as part of ASCAP's 100th birthday celebration, following in its annual tradition of releasing a list of each year's most performed songs. 

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DEC
6
3 WKS

Taylor Swift's '1989' Aiming for Fifth Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200

Taylor Swift's '1989' Aiming for Fifth Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200

Taylor Swift's 1989 album is heading for a fifth nonconsecutive week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.

As the recently revamped Billboard 200 reflects overall consumption of albums, including track equivalent album sales (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA), one can't look only to pure album sales to determine the chart's final ranking. That said, Swift seems poised for a fifth frame atop the list.

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DEC
6
3 WKS

Watch First Trailer for Lifetime's Whitney Houston Biopic

Watch First Trailer for Lifetime's Whitney Houston Biopic

Whitney Houston's impressive career highlights and turbulent personal life are at the center of Lifetime's first Whitney trailer.

The biopic tells the story of the singing sensation's rise to fame, along with her relationship with Bobby Brown

Read more Angela Bassett Talks Whitney Houston Biopic: "Controversy Can Be Good"

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DEC
5
3 WKS

Why U2's 'Songs of Innocence' Deserves the Rock Album Grammy (Opinion)

Why U2's 'Songs of Innocence' Deserves the Rock Album Grammy (Opinion)

The album that attracted the most discussion this year? U2’s Songs Of Innocence.

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DEC
5
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Why U2's 'Songs of Innocence' Doesn't Deserve the Rock Album Grammy (Opinion)

Why U2's 'Songs of Innocence' Doesn't Deserve the Rock Album Grammy (Opinion)

It rather boggles the mind that U2’s Songs of Innocence was nominated for a 2015 Best Rock Album Grammy today. Is it possible voters thought they were voting for Biggest Album Rollout Fiasco after the free release burrowed into people’s computers and wouldn’t leave? Apple finally was forced to release a “U2 Removal Tool.” Perhaps they can pass a link along to the Grammy committee?

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DEC
5
3 WKS

Rapper Beanie Sigel Shot Inside Home, Police Say

Rapper Beanie Sigel Shot Inside Home, Police Say

Authorities say rapper Beanie Sigel has been shot in New Jersey and is being treated for a "life-threatening injury."

Pleasantville, N.J., Police Chief Jose Ruiz told The Philadelphia Inquirer that Sigel was shot in the stomach inside a home at the Jersey shore town Friday morning.

Sigel's real name is Dwight Grant. His lawyer says the rapper is in surgery and in critical condition.

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DEC
5
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Beyonce Passes Dolly Parton to Become Most Grammy-Nominated Woman

Beyonce Passes Dolly Parton to Become Most Grammy-Nominated Woman

With just one Grammy nomination, Beyonce has slipped past Dolly Parton to become the most nominated woman in Grammy history.

Prior to Friday morning, Bey and Dolly were tied at 46 Grammy noms apiece — but thanks to Beyonce's Beyonce getting nominated for Best Urban Contemporary Album, Queen Bey now reigns as the most Grammy-nominated woman ever with 47 nods.

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DEC
5
3 WKS

Watch Stevie Wonder Speak on Ferguson, Eric Garner, Gun Control at Seattle Concert

Watch Stevie Wonder Speak on Ferguson, Eric Garner, Gun Control at Seattle Concert

Following a New York grand jury's decision Wednesday not to indict an NYPD officer involved in the apparent choke-hold death of Eric Garner for apparently selling untaxed cigarettes, Stevie Wonder still had a show to play.

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