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Daft Punk Snubs Colbert ... Then Things Get Awesome

...or, more accurately, things 'Get Lucky'

(Newser) - Stephen Colbert scored a major coup in snagging so-hot-this-summer Daft Punk to appear on his show last night . Except the duo bailed (apparently at 2pm Monday) because of some legalese related to their upcoming "surprise" MTV Video Music Awards appearance that prevented them from showing up on TV before...

Pussy Riot Burns Putin Photo in Video for MTV

Video thanks Madonna, Green Day, and other supporters

(Newser) - Pussy Riot has released a punchy new video in which three members, dressed in the band's trademark colorful masks, repel down a massive wall adorned with a Pussy Riot banner and then set fire to a portrait of Vladimir Putin. Hanging alongside Putin's image is one of Belarussian...

In Chris Brown-Drake Feud, Score One for Brown
In Chris Brown-Drake Feud,
Score One for Brown 
Video music awards

In Chris Brown-Drake Feud, Score One for Brown

And he gets a kiss from Rihanna, too, at VMAs

(Newser) - Chris Brown won Best Male Video over rival Drake at last night's MTV Video Music Awards , but no bottles or punches were thrown afterward. The two hip-hop stars, who used to be friends, turned enemies after Rihanna dated them both . Their entourages were recently involved in a bar brawl...

As Jo Calderone at Video Music Awards, Lady Gaga Wore Prosthetic Penis
 At VMAs, Gaga Had a Penis 

At VMAs, Gaga Had a Penis

A prosthetic one, at least

(Newser) - You already knew Lady Gaga’s dedication to her drag performance at the VMAs was so intense that she didn’t drop character, even backstage . But apparently it was even more intense than we all presumed: so much so that she wore a prosthetic penis, which Us cutely refers to...

Justin Bieber in Car Accident

Biebs, assistant emerge without a scratch

(Newser) - Relax, girls. Not a hair on Justin Bieber's head is out of place, even though a Honda Civic collided with the black Ferrari he was driving in Los Angeles yesterday. Neither driver was injured and Bieb's assistant, who was a passenger in his car, was similarly unharmed; no...

VIDEOS: Lady Gaga Does Entire MTV Video Music Awards as Male Alter Ego 'Jo Calderone'
 Gaga Does Entire VMAs in Drag 

Gaga Does Entire VMAs in Drag

But not everyone loves 'Jo Calderone'

(Newser) - Clearly, Beyonce’s little announcement stole the show last night at the MTV Video Music Awards. But coming in as a close second was Lady Gaga, who spent the entire evening in character as her male alter ego, “Jo Calderone.” The drag performance “got off to a...

Katy Perry, Adele, Britney Spears, Beyonce, Lady Gaga: Women Dominate the MTV VMAs
 Women Dominate 
 the MTV VMAs 

Women Dominate the MTV VMAs

The ladies pull in 12 of 15 awards yesterday, led by Adele with 4

(Newser) - Katy Perry won the top prize at last night's MTV Video Music Awards, in an event that was dominated by women. Perry took home three Moonmen, including one for video of the year for "Firework," reports the Hollywood Reporter. "There's nothing like your first time,...

Maroon 5 Singer to VMAs: F-You

Adam Levine thinks MTV has abandoned its original mission

(Newser) - Apparently Adam Levine never got the memo about how if you don't have anything nice to say about MTV having forsaken its original intent, at least don't tweet it for all the world to see: "(T)he VMA's. one day a year when MTV pretends to still...

Adele 'Flabbergasted' by 7 VMA Nods

British songstress up for 'Video of the Year,' 'Best Pop Video,' more

(Newser) - If you're shocked Adele is up for seven MTV Video Music Awards this year, you're probably less surprised than she is. "Flabbergasted about the VMA nominations," the British singer blogged today . Her hit "Rolling In The Deep" helped her tie Kanye West with the second-most...

Lady Gaga's 'Meat Dress' Goes to Rock Hall of Fame

Except nearly a year later, it looks like 'beef jerky'

(Newser) - Lady Gaga made history at last year's MTV Video Music Awards when she turned butcher's cuts into high fashion. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will unveil the singer's infamous raw-meat dress to the public today. The dress—made of layers of Argentinean beef—was kept...

Taylor Swift Forgives Kanye With a Song
 Taylor Swift 
 Forgives Kanye 
 With a Song 

Taylor Swift Forgives Kanye With a Song

... While Lady Gaga runs away with awards

(Newser) - Taylor Swift forgave Kanye West last night In an unusual musical reconciliation at the MTV Video Music Awards. "Who you are is not what you did," Swift sang to the rapper who rudely stormed onstage last year to challenge Swift's victory in the Best Female Video category. Kanye...

Juiciest Awards-Show Moments
 Juiciest Awards-Show Moments 
the decade's best

Juiciest Awards-Show Moments

From Britney and Madonna's kiss to Eminem's Bruno encounter

(Newser) - Awards shows are always good for unscripted celebrity drama—the unexpected smooches, the sore losers. PopEater counts down the most buzz-worthy awards show moments of the decade.
  1. The kiss heard around the world: During the 2003 MTV VMAs, Madonna, and Britney Spears put on a show to remember.
  2. Gracious? Not

Kanye Cameo Likely During Swift's SNL Gig
 Kanye Cameo Likely 
 During Swift's SNL Gig 

Kanye Cameo Likely During Swift's SNL Gig

(Newser) - Just when the Kanye West-Taylor Swift meme was starting to ebb a bit, there’s this from the rumor mill: West, awards-show interrupter, will make a cameo when Swift, awards-show interruptee, hosts Saturday Night Live on Nov. 7. Quoth gossip maven Perez Hilton: “Sources tell us this is very...

West-Gaga Tour Canceled
 West-Gaga Tour Canceled 

West-Gaga Tour Canceled

No word on what killed the 'Fame Kills' partnership

(Newser) - Kanye West and Lady Gaga aren’t hitting the road together after all, but there’s no word tonight on what might have been the death knell for the Fame Kills Tour. The circus was to have opened Nov. 10, but in addition to rumors it was on thin ice...

WWE Offers Kanye $10M to Get Into Ring

West would have to do some 'light wrestling,' sources say

(Newser) - World Wrestling Entertainment has offered Kanye West nearly $10 million to step into the ring, sources tells The rapper, swamped by a wave of disastrous publicity following his award-show interruption of country star Taylor Swift, would be on the hook for some “light wrestling” in three events...

Kanye Calls Taylor to Apologize

Rapper reaches out after Swift's appearance on The View

(Newser) - Kanye West called Taylor Swift today to personally apologize for rushing the stage during her VMA acceptance speech, Entertainment Weekly reports. “Kanye did call me,” right after her appearance on The View, Swift told ABC News. “He was very sincere in his apology, and I accepted that...

Obama: Kanye's a 'Jackass'
 Obama: Kanye's a 'Jackass' 

Obama: Kanye's a 'Jackass'

Off-the-record remark gets on Twitter; rest is history

(Newser) - President Obama got in on the Kanye West-bashing today, calling the rapper a “jackass” for his interruption of country star Taylor Swift during an MTV awards show Sunday. Obama made the remark in an off-the-record portion of an interview with CNBC, the Huffington Post reports, but that didn’t...

Kanye's Latest Apology Spices Up Leno Debut

'It was rude, period,' says rapper, who asked for chance to speak on Jay's new show

(Newser) - Kanye West told Jay Leno tonight he's going to take some time off for reflection after ruining Taylor Swift's night at the MTV Video Music Awards. Appearing on Leno's new 10pm NBC show, West said he knew he was wrong as soon as he handed the microphone back to Swift,...

Kanye's Tantrum Smells Staged
 Kanye's Tantrum Smells Staged 

Kanye's Tantrum Smells Staged

VMA debacle with Taylor Swift 'merely a way to distract' from MTV's lacking lineup

(Newser) - Kanye West’s outburst at last night’s Video Music Awards allowed MTV “to sneak up behind the rest of the cable lineup and command the television-watching nation’s attention"—a definite coup when you consider it was competing with the US Open, football, and the True Blood ...

Jackson Tributes Steal Video Awards
 Jackson Tributes 
 Steal Video Awards 

Jackson Tributes Steal Video Awards

If it weren't for a certain rapper, Michael would have stolen the show

(Newser) - With the exception of Kanye West's inebriated attack on Taylor Swift, last night’s MTV Video Music Awards were all about Michael Jackson, with longtime friend Madonna and sister Janet delivering moving tributes, the Los Angeles Times reports. The Material Girl introduced the tribute, while Janet performed her half of...

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