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Zooey Deschanel hosted SNL over the weekend with musical guest Karmin (I won't even get into that) and overall, she did a pretty nice job. The show featured Nasim Pedrad's M.I.A. impression for a…   Read Story »
Ever since Monday, we've been hearing rumors that Madonna was furious at M.I.A. for flipping off the camera during Madonna's Super Bowl halftime show. Today, we get confirmation, as NME reports.…   Read Story »
Every big-time touring musician has a slightly ridiculous tour rider, but most of those riders don't appear on the Smoking Gun. M.I.A., once again notorious thanks to her bird-flipping stunt at the…   Read Story »
The biggest story to come out of last night's Super Bowl was this: In a repeat of their historic 2008 victory, the New York Giants won a dramatic come-from-behind victory over the favored New England…   Read Story »
This was not the week to release a halfassed music video. This was the week when a whole lot of people, from microbudget indie nobodies to massive stars, worked hard on giving us something. Even the…   Read Story »
Madonna's forthcoming album, bearing the frankly awesome title MDNA, will feature two collaborations with M.I.A. This forthcoming weekend, Madonna and M.I.A. and Nicki Minaj will perform at the Super…   Read Story »
Well, look at this: Maya has her swagger back. The video for her new single "Bad Girls" is an early contender for video of the year; it sends up all sorts of rap-video clichés by transposing them to…   Read Story »
Rumors have been swirling for a while, and now M.I.A. herself has confirmed them. When Madonna performs at the Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday, she'll perform her new single "Give Me All Your…   Read Story »
Just over a year ago, M.I.A. released her pretty-great Vicki Leekx mixtape, and one of its highlights was a track called "Bad Girls." M.I.A.'s working on a new album now; she's expected to have it…   Read Story »
SNL's writers and former champions made this weekend's holiday episode a must see. Between Jimmy Fallon hosting, and the consequent cameo-returns of Weekend Updaters Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, the…   Read Story »