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Their Name Is Jonas: The Surprising Post-Disney Success Of Brothers Joe And Nick

Once upon a time there was a band called the Jonas Brothers. They were called that because they were three brothers, and their last name…
Chris DeVille | April 14, 2016 - 3:51 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Music Videos Of The Week

Guys, Yeezus leaked. You don't need music videos right now. You need to just play that real loud, let blood fill up your vision, luxuriate…
Tom Breihan | June 14, 2013 - 2:35 pm

More The Lonely Island stories

Watch Popstar’s Deleted “Fuck Off” Scene

Next month, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, the Lonely Island's comedy about music-business excesses, comes out on DVD. And with it: Deleted scenes! As with…
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2016 - 11:13 am

Watch Andy Samberg’s “I’m A Weirdo Freestyle” For Popstar

The Lonely Island's new comedy Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, which stars Andy Samberg as the Justin Bieber-esque Conner4Real, hits theaters exactly one week from…
Peter Helman | May 27, 2016 - 7:12 pm

Arcade Fire, A$AP Rocky, Nas, RZA Are In The Lonely Island’s Popstar Movie

The Lonely Island's mockumentary Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is coming out in a little more than a week, and we already know that it'll…
Tom Breihan | May 25, 2016 - 11:50 am

The Lonely Island’s Popstar Soundtrack Features New Songs With Linkin Park, Pink, Seal, Emma Stone

The Lonely Island's new comedy film Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is coming out next week, and so is its soundtrack. We already knew that…
Peter Helman | May 23, 2016 - 8:48 pm

SNL’s Season Finale With Fred Armisen: Courtney Barnett, The Lonely Island’s “Bin Laden Song,” & A Surprise Carrie Brownstein Cameo

On last night's Saturday Night Live hosted by former cast member Fred Armisen, noted Australian Courtney Barnett helped close the 41st season in spectacular fashion.
Collin Robinson | May 22, 2016 - 11:40 am

Watch The Lonely Island’s Conner4Real Advise Contestants And Perform With Adam Levine On The Voice

In the forthcoming Lonely Island movie Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, Andy Samberg plays a Bieber-esque sensation named Conner4Real. And in an inspired bit of…
Tom Breihan | May 11, 2016 - 9:01 am

The Lonely Island – “Mona Lisa” & “I’m So Humble”

The Lonely Island's new comedy film Popstar: Never Stop Popping is coming out next month. A while ago, we saw the hilarious trailer, and a…
James Rettig | May 10, 2016 - 9:53 am

Preview The Lonely Island’s “I’m So Humble” Feat. Adam Levine

The Lonely Island's new comedy Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, which stars Andy Samberg as the Justin Bieber-esque Conner4Real, is finally arriving next month, which…
Peter Helman | May 7, 2016 - 5:44 pm

Watch The Lonely Island’s Will Smith Medley At The MTV Movie Awards

Will Smith was honored with the lifetime achievement Generation Award at the 2016 MTV Movie Awards tonight. Before he took the stage, joke-rap trio the…
Peter Helman | April 10, 2016 - 10:25 pm

Watch The Lonely Island’s Popstar Trailer Feat. Joanna Newsom, DJ Khaled, Adam Levine’s Hologram, & More

The Lonely Island have been teasing their pop-star comedy for months, and as Pitchfork points out, today the eagerly awaited trailer has arrived. It does…
Chris DeVille | March 10, 2016 - 11:29 am

The Lonely Island Launching Saturday Night Comedy Show On Fox

The Lonely Island first launched their careers via Saturday Night Live way back in 2005, and now the trio are going to have a Saturday…
Peter Helman | February 4, 2016 - 9:50 pm

Joanna Newsom – “Leaving The City”

Joanna Newsom is probably at a fun Emmys afterparty right now (her husband Andy Samberg killed it as the ceremony's host), but she was kind…
Scott Lapatine | September 21, 2015 - 12:20 am

Be An Extra In The Lonely Island Movie

The Lonely Island are working on a new boy band satire movie, their long-awaited follow-up to the underrated classic Hot Rod. Judd Apatow is producing,…
Peter Helman | June 15, 2015 - 8:00 pm

The Lonely Island Movie Is A Boy Band Reunion Satire

The Lonely Island already proved their legendary musical-comic genius via three albums and dozens of SNL Digital Shorts. Plus, all three guys were involved with…
Chris DeVille | May 14, 2015 - 4:09 pm

Watch Tegan And Sara And The Lonely Island Perform On The Oscars

Tegan And Sara and the Lonely Island took to the Academy Awards stage tonight for a deliriously fun performance of "Everything Is AWESOME!!!," the Oscar-nominated…
James Rettig | February 22, 2015 - 9:41 pm

Tegan And Sara Will Perform At The Oscars With The Lonely Island

The Grammys may be just around the corner, but the Oscars are almost here, too. To remind us of that, the Academy added two performers…
Caitlin White | February 6, 2015 - 6:07 pm

Tegan And Sara, The Lonely Island, John Legend, Common Nominated For Oscars

As I'm writing this, the Oscar nominees are coming out and hitting the newswire, and the big story seems to be Selma getting shut out…
Tom Breihan | January 15, 2015 - 9:06 am

Watch The Lonely Island Perform “I’m A Hustler” On Comedy Bang! Bang!

The Lonely Island will be on IFC's Comedy Bang! Bang! on Friday, and a clip of their appearance debuted early today on Entertainment Weekly. The…
James Rettig | December 15, 2014 - 6:35 pm

Early Speculation For Best Song Oscar Focused On Coldplay, The Lonely Island, Gregg Alexander, Patti Smith

The Oscars take place in about four months, so of course speculation as to who is going to get nominated and eventually take home the…
James Rettig | October 28, 2014 - 10:43 am

Judd Apatow Is Producing A Lonely Island Movie

The three members of the Lonely Island have all done an admirable job keeping their joke-rap career going in the years since they left Saturday
Tom Breihan | August 8, 2014 - 11:13 am

Tegan And Sara (Feat. The Lonely Island) – “Everything Is AWESOME!!!” Video

Tegan And Sara's ridiculous collaboration with the Lonely Island for The Lego Movie now has an even more ridiculous video that is still somehow incredibly…
James Rettig | February 10, 2014 - 1:46 pm

Tegan And Sara (Feat. The Lonely Island) – “Everything Is AWESOME!!!”

A year ago, Andy Samberg interviewed Tegan And Sara for a ridiculous online skit to promote their album Heartthrob. But even if Samberg did not…
Tom Breihan | January 20, 2014 - 3:08 pm

Watch The Lonely Island Do “YOLO” On Fallon With The Roots And Fallon

New Order weren't the only musical guests on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night. Fallon's fellow SNL alums the Lonely Island were also on…
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2013 - 9:53 am

Deltron 3030’s Event II To Feature Damon Albarn, Zack De La Rocha, The Lonely Island, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, David Chang, And More

When Deltron 3030 -- the conceptual sci-fi nerd-rap supergroup of Del The Funky Homosapien, Dan The Automator, and DJ Kid Koala -- got together 13…
Tom Breihan | July 10, 2013 - 12:56 pm

The Lonely Island – “We Need Love” Video

The Lonely Island have a new video for "We Need Love," a track from their recently released Wack Album. Check it out below. …
Liz Pelly | July 6, 2013 - 2:58 pm

The Lonely Island – “Go Kindergarten” Video (Feat. Robyn, Diddy, & Paul Rudd)

I hate looking at funny stuff in the office; I have no control when it comes to laughing so it's always really obvious when I'm…
Miles Bowe | June 11, 2013 - 11:47 am

Watch The Lonely Island & Alanis Morissette Play Kimmel

The Lonely Island started as a video thing, and they've almost never taken their act to a stage -- any stage. Last night, however, they…
Tom Breihan | June 7, 2013 - 9:20 am
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