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Today's Music News in 7 Words

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April 30: Danny Brown Allegedly Receives Oral Sex While Onstage

This fame is going to his head.

Jump ahead to 7 Word Reviews for May 2013

Danny Brown performs at Roseland Ballroom on September 27th, 2012 in New York City.
Aubree Lennon for Fuse
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April 29: Ray J's "I Hit It First" Video Basically Confirms It's About Kim K

Worst baby shower gift of all time.

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April 26: Lady Gaga is Godmother of Elton John's 2nd Kid, Too

Because kids just love that meat dress. 

Lady Gaga and Elton John perform on stage during the Almay concert to celebrate the Rainforest Fund's 21st birthday at Carneg
Kevin Kane
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April 25: Kelly Rowland Beats Beyonce on People Mag's "Most Beautiful Women" List

Real question: Where did Michelle Williams place? 

(EXCLUSIVE, Premium Rates Apply) (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE)  Kelly Rowland and Beyonce attend the exclusive listening event for the
Kevin Mazur
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April 24: The National to Play 1 Song for 6 Hours at Art Museum

They're a little late to impress Warhol. 

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 17: Matt Berninger of The National performs on stage at the Opening Night After Party and Performance du
Stephen Lovekin
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April 23: Michael Cera Directed Kelis In a Short Film

Weirder than when Woody Allen directed Madonna

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April 22: Diarrhea Planet Cover Bruce Springsteen's "Born to Run"

Making it "Born to Have the Runs."

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April 19: Rush Inducted Into Rock Hall After Years of Online Petitioning

BREAKING: 600,000 white men seek new cause.

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 18: Inductees Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee of Rush perform onstage at the 28th Annual Rock and Roll Hal
Kevin Winter
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April 18: Brian Eno Making Ambient Music for Hospitals

But isn't ambient music already Ambien music?

UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1970: Photo of Brian Eno  Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
Michael Ochs Archives
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April 17: 10 Millionth Fake Daft Punk Single Leaks

But seriously, they found Kennedy's real killer.

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April 16: Steve Buscemi Continues Vampire Weekend Crossover With Sketch Clip

Best thing that's ever happened to them.

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April 15: Justin Bieber Hopes Anne Frank Would've Been a Belieber

Do you belieb in career after flub?

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 26: Justin Bieber performs at American Airlines Arena on January 26, 2013 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by La
Larry Marano
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April 12: Janelle Monae Reveals Erykah Badu Collabo via GIF

It's the GIF that keeps on giving. 

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April 11: R. Kelly Is Working On Country Songs

Nelly, what Pandora's box have you opened?! 

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 21: R. Kelly performs at MSG Theater on November 21, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Jason Kempin/G
Jason Kempin
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April 10: Paul McCartney Says Usher Inspired New Album

Duh, Usher was on Sgt. Pepper's cover. 

SUNRISE, FL - APRIL 27: Usher performs during the OMG Tour at BankAtlantic Center on April 27, 2011 in Sunrise, Florida. (Pho
Vallery Jean
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April 9: Killer Mike & El-P Preview "Banana Clipper" Track

Mike = "Mr. Manager" of Banana Stand bangers. 

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April 8: Britney Spears on Annette Funicello's Death: "I Think That's Great"

Britney: The proud new spokeswoman for Xanax. 

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 20: Britney Spears arrives to the FOX's "The X Factor" Season Finale- Night 2 at CBS Televison Cit
Jonathan Leibson
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April 5: Backstreet Boys' New Album is "90% Done"

Non-Timberlake members of *NSYNC are jealous.

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 11: The Backstreet Boys perform at The Grove's 10th Annual Star Studded Holiday Tree Lighting Spec
Charley Gallay
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April 4: Ed Sheeran "Hasn't Heard of" Tokio Hotel

I believe "ignorance is bliss" applies here.

Arrives at the BRIT Awards 2013 at the O2 Arena on February 20, 2013 in London, England.
Eamonn McCormack/Getty Images
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April 3: Fall Out Boy Add 2 Chainz to Growing List of Crazy Collabos

Still gunning for Noam Chomsky duet, though. 

DETROIT, MI - FEBRUARY 26: 2 Chainz performs at Fox Theatre on February 26, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Paul Warner/
Paul Warner
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April 2: Rihanna Goes Shopping at Canadian Walmart

She found bargains in a hopeless place. 

Photo Credit: Maddy Ferguson/Twitter
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April 1: Paul McCartney to Play Fenway Park on July 8

April Fools! He's actually performing July 9.

Kevin Mazur / Getty
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March 28: Despite Questionable Lyric, Rick Ross Doesn't "Condone Rape"

He was rapping about consensually drugged drinks? 

"Pirates" by Rick Ross
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March 27: XXL Makes Chief Keef 11th Freshmen on List of 10

They went to Chicago's Englewood schools too?

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 25: Chief Keef seen at S.O.B.'s on June 25, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
Johnny Nunez
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March 26: Fan Sends Sliced-Off Ear to Jared Leto

Dude should Vincent van GOgh get help. 

Photo Credit: Jared Leto/Instagram
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March 25: LL Cool J and Van Halen Preview Pope-Dissing Collabo

A crossover that panders to today's youth.

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March 22: 'Saturday Night Fever' Soundtrack Joins U.S. Library of Congress

Because sometimes dated music truly is immortal. 

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March 21: Miley Cyrus Twerks in Unicorn Onesie

The Internet exists for things like this. 

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March 20: Bon Jovi Deny David Bowie First No. 1 Album on U.S. Charts

Even for Bowie, life isn't always fair. 

NEW YORK - APRIL 30: Model Iman and musician David Bowie attend the premiere of "Moon" during the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival
Michael Loccisano
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March 19: Selena Gomez: "James Franco Is One of the Most Intelligent People I've Met"

Just wait 'til she meets Riff Raff!

HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 14: Actors James Franco and Selena Gomez attend the 'Spring Breakers' premiere at ArcLight Cinemas on M
Jason Merritt
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March 18: Jay-Z Remixes Kendrick Lamar's "B-tch, Don't Kill My Vibe"

Somehow, this incredible track actually got better.

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March 15: will.i.am & Justin Bieber Drop Collabo "#thatPOWER"

It's exactly as bad as #youFeared.

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March 14: deadmau5 Disses EDM, Again

Mice always bite hands that feed them.

Sonia Recchia
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March 13: Smashing Pumpkins Join SXSW Lineup

SXSW finally returns to its obscure roots.

Paul Bergen
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March 12: Man Gets Shamrock Shake Dumped On Head During Harlem Shake

It's not easy being covered in green.

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March 11: Selena Gomez Ditches Backing Band The Scene for New Album

Goodbye Sneezy, Dopey, Sleepy, Bashful and Doc.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 19: Selena Gomez performs at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts on August 19, 2011 in Philadel
Jeff Fusco
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March 8: MTV Names Kendrick Lamar 'Hottest MC of 2012'

good kid, m.A.A.d city, great choice, MTV.

PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 29: Kendrick Lamar performs at Le Bataclan on January 29, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by David Wolf
David Wolff - Patrick
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March 7: Jessica Simpson Reveals Baby's Gender via Dick Joke on 'Kimmel'

Which means she's already interviewing child therapists. 

JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE - Emmy Award-nominated "Jimmy Kimmel Live" airs every weeknight (11:35 p.m. - 12:41 a.m., ET),  packed with
Randy Holmes
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March 6: Andrew W.K. Is Now a Playtex Spokesman

Hey, not only rappers worry about flow. 

Photo Credit: Playtex/Facebook
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March 5: Nicki Minaj Flaunts Those Curves For Her Kmart Line

SAAAADDD. Hugo Chavez would have loved this!

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 01: Nicki Minaj attends a sneak peak of her Kmart collection at Fig & Olive Melrose Place on March
Jason LaVeris
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March 4: Australian Miners Fired for Doing "Harlem Shake" on the Job

They should’ve tested it on canaries first.

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March 1: Justin Bieber Turns 19

Time flies! Wasn't he just 18 yesterday?!

Give us your 7 word take on JB's birthday in the comments below!

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 11: Musician Justin Bieber performs onstage during Hot 99.5's Jingle Ball 2012, presented by Charle
Paul Morigi
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Feb. 28: 'Law & Order: SVU' Airs Episode Inspired By Chris Brown's Assault on Rihanna

Somehow, even tackier than you would expect.

NBC Universal
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Feb. 27: One 1D Member Gets Teacup Tattoo, Another Gets Shoe Thrown Into Groin

Question for either: One lump or two?

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Feb. 26: Morrissey Pulls Out of 'Kimmel' Over Guests From Hunting Show 'Duck Dynasty'

Singer also unhappy Kimmel once squashed bug.  

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 05: Morrissey performs at the Wang Theatre on October 5, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by FilmM
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Feb. 25: 'Jaws' Theme Drowns Out Lengthy Acceptance Speeches at Oscars

Killer shark theme becomes killer snark meme.

GANSBAAI, SOUTH AFRICA - JULY 08: A Great White Shark swims in Shark Alley near Dyer Island on July 8, 2010 in Gansbaai, Sout
Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
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Feb. 22: Nick Cave Name Checks Miley Cyrus on New Album

After Googling him, she'll respond in kind.

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Feb. 21: Hackers Force Donald Trump to Tweet Lil Wayne Lyrics About "These Hoes"

Oh no! He'll become a laughing stock.

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 19: Donald Trump arrives at the 2012 Miss Universe Pageant at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on De
David Becker
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Feb. 20: Emeli Sande Owns 2013 BRIT Awards

That means you should probably Google her.

Arrives at the BRIT Awards 2013 at the O2 Arena on February 20, 2013 in London, England.
Dave J Hogan/Getty Images
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Feb. 19: Michael Jackson's 16-Year-Old Son Gets Job as TV Reporter

Interviews to be conducted behind black veils.

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Feb. 15: Nicki Minaj Tweets Booty Pic, Urges Fans to "Jerk Responsibly"

Wait, hasn't Gloria Steinem done this before? 

Photo Credit: Nicki Minaj/Twitter
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Feb. 14: Torn Hip Forces Lady Gaga to Cancel Born This Way Ball Tour

Prognosis: "Baby, I was torn this way."

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 14: (Exclusive Coverage) Lady Gaga attends the Lady Gaga "Fame" eau de parfum launch at Macy's Heral
Kevin Mazur
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Feb. 13: The Weeknd's NSFW "Twenty Eight" Video

The Weeknd drowns sorrows in fantasy Boobyland.

The Weeknd performs during 2012 Lollapalooza at Grant Park on August 4, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois
Aubree Lennon for Fuse
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Feb. 12: Chris Brown Snags an Adele Pic at the Grammys

They call this "Rolling In the Creep."

What do you think about Adele and Chris Brown snappin' pics together? Give us your 7-word take on it below!

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10: Singers Adele (L) and Chris Brown attend the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on Fe
Larry Busacca
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Feb. 11: fun. Win Best New Artist Grammy After Releasing Their Second Album

Paul McCartney may be eligible next year. 

Give us your 7-word take on fun.'s better-late-than-never "Best New Artist" win in the comments below!

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10: (L-R) Musician Andrew Dost, ssinger Nate Ruess and guitarist Jack Antonoff of fun. attend the
Christopher Polk
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Feb 8: Justin Bieber Fans Weather Snowstorm to Get 'SNL' Tickets

Beliebers bear blizzard's brunt by being bonkers. 

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Feb. 7: Justin Timberlake Becomes Creative Director of Bud Light Platinum

The 20/20 Experience puts on beer goggles.

NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 02: Justin Timberlake performs at DIRECTV Super Saturday Night Featuring Special Guest Justin Timb
Christopher Polk
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Feb. 6: Mariah Carey Recorded a Song for Disney's 'Wizard of Oz' Prequel

"There's No Place Like a $80,000,000 Home."

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 05: Mariah Carey performs during the 2012 NFL Kick-Off Concert in Rockefeller Center on September 5,
James Devaney
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Feb. 5: My Morning Jacket Singer Jim James Releases Knockout Solo Album

This dude should spend more time alone. 

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Feb. 4: Fall Out Boy Announce Return to Music

Guyliner stock shares rocketed 40 points today.

What do you think about Fall Out Boy's return to rock? Give us your 7 Word Review below!

NEW YORK - MARCH 31: Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy Visits fuse's "The Sauce" at Fuse studios in New York on March 31, 2008  (Pho
Jamie McCarthy
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Feb. 1: HBO Teases Al Pacino as Phil Spector in Upcoming Biopic

The movie is called Dog Day Afro-noon. 

Phillip V. Caruso / HBO
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Jan. 31: Tim & Eric's Tim Heidecker Performs Anti-Super Bowl Anthem in the Style of Bob Dylan

Funny, but Dylan still parodies Dylan best. 

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Jan. 30: Rihanna Owns Up to Romantic Reunion With Chris Brown: "If It's a Mistake, It's My Mistake"

Replace "if it's" with "Goddamn, this is." 

Or is RiRi and CB's relationship "Nobody's Business"? Gives us your seven-word take on it below!

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 25: Chris Brown (L) and Rihanna attend a basketball game between the New York Knicks and the Los A
Noel Vasquez
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Jan. 29: Justin Bieber Releases 'Believe Acoustic' Album

Because regular Believe was just too loud.

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 07: Justin Bieber performs onstage during Z100's Jingle Ball 2012, presented by Aeropostale, at Madis
Jamie McCarthy
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Jan 28: Chris Brown Reportedly Attacked Frank Ocean Over Parking Spot

Chris Brown and handcuffs to collaborate soon. 

What do you think about the alleged Ocean/Brown spat? Give us your own 7-word take below!

Getty Images, 2
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Jan. 25: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Blur & The Stone Roses to Headline Coachella

1992's favorite bands come to Coachella 2013.

Got your own 7 word take on the Coachella lineup? Give it to us in the comments below!

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 31: Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Chad Smith and Josh Klinghoffer of The Red Hot Chili Peppers perform on Ne
Jesse Grant
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Jan. 24: Shaggy Denies Death Rumors

His body hasn't yet joined his career. 

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 12: Musician Shaggy performs at Biolife Sounds of Reggae Concert at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on De
Ilya S. Savenok
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Jan. 23: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Top Billboard Hot 100 With "Thrift Shop"

R. Kelly's piss finally hits No. 1!

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Jan. 22: Beyonce Lip-Syncs National Anthem at Presidential Inauguration

FAIL to the Chief, amirite? (Actually, IDGAF.)

US singer Beyonce performs the National Anthem to conclude the 57th Presidential Inauguration ceremonial swearing-in of US Pr
Stan Honda/AFT/Getty Images
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Jan. 18: Paul Dano to Play Beach Boys' Tortured Genius Brian Wilson in Biopic

There Will Be Coked-Out Mental Breakdowns

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Jan. 17: Mariah Carey/Nicki Minaj Beef Begins on 'Idol' Premiere

Feud obscures Idol's mission: Mocking sh-tty singers.  

WESTWOOD, CA - JANUARY 09: (L-R) Singer Mariah Carey, musician Keith Urban, and singer Nicki Minaj onstage during a live Q&A
Imeh Akpanudosen
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Jan. 16: Selena Gomez Gives "Drunk" Interview at Golden Globes After-Party

20-something maybe drunk at party. Scandal!

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Jan. 15: Ryan Gosling Was Almost a Backstreet Boy?

Love BSB, but Gos dodged a bullet.

American boyband The Backstreet Boys, circa 1995. They are Brian Littrell, Nick Carter, A. J. McLean, Howie Dorough and Kevin
Tim Roney/Getty Images (Backstreet Boys) Randy Holmes/ABC via Getty Images (Gosling)
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Jan. 14: Justin Timberlake Releases First Single in 6 Years: "Suit & Tie" ft. Jay-Z

Disappointingly safe—it's cute but not hot. 

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Jan. 11: Ke$ha's "C'Mon" Video

Sexy plushie rampage conceals world’s laziest lyrics.

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Jan. 10: Justin Timberlake Announces Return to Music with "I'm Ready" Video

Yes/Pinch me/It's about f**king time.

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Jan. 9: One Direction's "Kiss You" Video

Shirtless frolicking boys cause fatal ovary explosion.

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Jan. 8: Taylor Swift & Harry Styles End One-Month Relationship

Celebrity romance ends ahead of expiration date.

Getty Images, 2
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Jan. 7: fun. Contribute Track to HBO's 'Girls' Soundtrack

Lena Dunham's Girls Just Wanna Have fun.

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Jan. 4: R. Kelly Sings About Tragic Newton School Shooting

Hmmmm. That's all I'm saying about this.

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 11: Recording artist R. Kelly performs on stage at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on June 11, 2011 in Los
David Livingston
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Jan. 3: Ed Sheeran Named Worst-Dressed Man By GQ

Always wearing the same hoodie isn't fashionable?

Ed Sheeran New Music
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Jan. 2: Lil Wayne Gets "Baked" Tattooed on Head

He must really like cookies n' cupcakes!

Photo Credit: Tha Real Tunechi
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Jan. 1: Nas Rings In 2013 with New Year's Eve Show

Providing a safe alternative to jam bands.

Proving hip hops NOT dead!
Aubree Lennon for Fuse

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Apr 2: Basket-Bros

Currently on his 'The Man of the Woods' tourJustin Timberlake brought out a special guest for his Cleveland show. LeBron James surprised concertgoers by showing up alongside Timberlake and taking a shot on stage. On Friday, the singer was also seen cheering on LeBron during the Pelicans and Cavaliers game. James gave a shout out on Instagram, "My brother @justintimberlake showed up and showed out last night at the Q! One of the greatest to ever do it in my lifetime and still going strong."