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Jay-Z/Kanye Can’t Top Yuck: My Favorite 2011 Album

Year-end album lists are kind of like going to a high school reunion: You feel obligated to do it, you way overthink things and nobody wants to show up with an unfashionable look that nobody else is rocking. Some people reach for an obscurity to up their cred or go with the big, dumb, obvious […]

Lil Wayne, A$AP Rocky Drop Best Mixtapes of 2011

In recent years, the free online releases — some of which are even made to sound like albums — increasingly help to raise an MC’s stock. 2011 brought on high-profile tapes from veterans like Lil Wayne and Young Jeezy, while newcomers like Future and A$AP Rocky used their tapes to establish their fanbases. Mixtapes are […]

Best MTV Live Performance Of 2011: Voting Is Open!

Those are just two of the 16 awesome moments compiled as part of a list of our Best MTV Live Performances of 2011. As the year draws to a close, the music experts at MTV News,, Buzzworthy and MTV’s music and talent department have narrowed down hundreds of live musical performances from 2011 to […]

Taylor Swift Calls Her Next Album ‘Very Different’

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Lady Gaga Reveals Favorite ‘Marry The Night’ Scenes

Lady Gaga’s “Marry the Night” video debuted last week to all the pomp and circumstance you’d expect from the Mother Monster. After several teases, the nearly 14-minute-long video was an insider’s look at the struggles Gaga went through before she hit it big. Based on her experience of being dropped by Island/Def Jam before getting […]

Jay-Z Hasn’t Given Astro A ‘Check Or A Contract’

Last week, rumors that Hov signed the L.A. Reid-backed Astronomical Kid began to swirl online but the upstart rapper shot down the buzz. “I have never met anyone from Roc Nation. I’d love to, but I’m not signed right now to anyone,” he said. “Nobody ever hit me up about that — just go on […]

Jimmy Fallon Continues Our Top 50 2011 TV Characters

“X-Factor” contestant Astro makes the cut this round as does “Dance Moms” favorite Abby Lee Miller, but you might be surprised to see certain sports and talk-show personalities who yapped their way onto our Best of 2011 list. Keep reading for the latest entries to our Top 50, and make sure to check out characters […]

Blink-182’s ‘After Midnight’ Video ‘A Little Darker’

Blink-182’s “Up All Night” video was a rather-raucous vision of the teen-pocalypse, with fans running roughshod over (and partying hard on) a deserted suburban landscape. So while they’re once again working with Rentz, Blink’s “After Midnight” clip is shaping up to be a far cry from “Up All Night,” mostly because, as Hoppus explained, the […]

Bradley Cooper Ready To Film ‘The Hangover Part III’

First the good news: Bradley Cooper says that “The Hangover Part III” is in the works. The bad news: it won’t start shooting until next September. During an appearance on England’s “Graham Norton Show” to promote the DVD release of the domestically $327 million-grossing sequel, Cooper teased that a third edition of the series is […]

Drake, Adele And More: The 20 Best Albums Of 2011

In 2011, we all seemingly discovered dubstep and learned how to pronounce “Bon Iver.” We marveled at the success of Adele, Katy Perry and Rihanna, took the leap with Beyoncé and got royal with Jay-Z and Kanye. We said hello to bright new stars like Frank Ocean and the Weeknd and watched former breakouts Florence […]