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Rihanna Debuts “We Found Love” September 23rd, 2011
Rihanna Debuts “We Found Love”

Did you hear? Rihanna is releasing a new album this fall. Yes you heard me right, another album! It seems like she released her last album close to a year ago...oh wait she did. Since Rihanna grabbed the world's attention in 2007 with her breakthrough album Good Girl Gone Bad she's made sure not to let go. Her follow-up to LOUD is expected to drop November 21st this year - although if you're a fellow pop guru you know it'll be online a week or two before that. The Barbadian pop diva unleashed her new single "We Found Love" via a social media campaign where she got her over 45M Facebook fans and 7M Twitter followers to unlock the song to radio and iTunes. The single itself is a continuation of the slick euro-pop sound she introduced with "Only Girl". The song, produced by superstar DJ Calvin Harris, kicks off with a catchy 90's House piano riff as Rihanna sings about finding that special person we all hope to find one day. The euphoric dance track is sure to fill dance floors everywhere and with it's current position at #3 on the iTunes charts it's sure to be another Top ...

VMA’s Preview August 26th, 2011
VMA’s Preview

The 28th Annual VMA's will be taking place this Sunday at Los Angeles' Nokia Theater. The award show has always been a highlight of the year for pop fanatics. The biggest names in music come together under one roof to, well, go crazy. The award show has always been remembered for its outrageous moments. I mean who could forget Micheal Jackson's surprise appearance during NYSNC's 2001 performance, Gaga's bloody performance and meat dress, Kanye storming the stage in 2008, and the various iconic moments delivered by pop princess Britney Spears. I have to admit in recent years the VMAs have lost a bit of its former glory. Years of mediocre performances and bland hosts plagued the awards show resulting in a huge ratings dip. Last year, the award show saw a big turnaround breaking the 10M audience mark for the first time in six years. So what's in store this year? Although the performer roster is smaller than previous year expect the highlights to be: Gaga, Beyonce, and Adele. Another major reason to watch this year would be a tribute to Britney Spears. Although the network has been fairly quiet on what the tribute will entail expect a grandiose spectacle. ...

Gaga unleashes “Yoü and I” August 19th, 2011
Gaga unleashes “Yoü and I”

The big news on the pop landscape this week was the release (and premature leak) of Gaga's new video. Taking a complete 180 from the simplistic (and rather boring) video for "The Edge of Glory", the new video has Gaga doing what she does best  - be outrageous. In the clip for the fourth single off of Born This Way, Gaga dons a couple of different hats: herself, a mermaid, a bride, and her male drag character Jo. The video, shot in Nebraska, features a lot of the complex metaphors that Gaga loves to throw into her videos. Although the song itself is about her former flame, Luc Carl, she made sure the video had a more universal message behind it. In an interview with MTV yesterday Gaga explained and tried to decipher the video for us: "For me, it was all about capturing the true spirit of song, which is when you're in love, you'll be willing to walk and do the craziest and most inconvenient things you can possibly imagine. The video is quite complex in the way that the story is told, and it's meant to be slightly linear and slightly twisted and confusing, ...