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The 7 Best Performances Of Governors Ball 2015 Sunday

Governors Ball was oversold, there's no question about it; that, or the festival grounds shrunk significantly this year. Either way, we had a great time…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 8, 2015 - 12:50 pm
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The Week In Pop

The Week In Pop: Fifth Harmony’s Reflection Is The First Great Pop Album Of 2015

People love to hate Simon Cowell -- for pioneering TV singing contests with The X Factor and American Idol and/or for playing the role of…
Chris DeVille | February 12, 2015 - 4:28 pm
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2014 In Review

The 40 Best Music Videos Of 2014

Next year, YouTube will celebrate its 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, then, music videos have belonged almost entirely to the internet. Once upon a…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2014 - 1:01 pm
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Weird Al Laments “Decades Of Weirdness” With Prince

"Weird Al" Yankovic has built a long and storied career out of goofy parodies of pop songs, but he makes it a point to always…
Peter Helman | August 2, 2016 - 10:01 pm
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Watch “Weird Al” Yankovic Chat With Stephen Colbert & Perform “Word Crimes”

Last night, two comedy legends came face-to-face, as "Weird Al" Yankovic, still promoting his two-year-old album Mandatory Fun, was a guest on the Late Show
Tom Breihan | May 20, 2016 - 9:51 am

Watch Weird Al, Scott Aukerman, & Rachael Harris Make Radiohead LP9 Jokes On @Midnight

Unless you've been in a coma for the last 36 hours or so, you know Radiohead's "Burn The Witch" is out and LP9 is imminent.
Collin Robinson | May 4, 2016 - 5:46 pm
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Watch Weird Al Play His ’80s Self On The Goldbergs

"Weird" Al Yankovic appeared as himself -- well, a 1980s version of himself -- in last night's episode of the ABC sitcom The Goldbergs, which…
James Rettig | February 18, 2016 - 3:35 pm
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Weird Al Is Comedy Bang! Bang!‘s New Bandleader

"Weird Al" Yankovic will be the new bandleader on Scott Aukerman's IFC show Comedy Bang! Bang!, taking over for Kid Cudi, who took over for…
James Rettig | January 25, 2016 - 11:09 am
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Watch Britt Daniel, Wayne Coyne, Brandon Flowers, & Weird Al Cover The Traveling Wilburys At George Fest

Back in September 2014, a ton of musical celebrities participated in George Fest, a tribute to the late Beatle George Harrison. The performance is being…
James Rettig | January 14, 2016 - 10:26 am
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Watch Weird Al Record A Song In Third Man Records’ Voice-O-Graph Booth

At the Third Man Records store in Nashville, there's a refurbished 1947 Voice-o-Graph machine that lets visitors record up to two minutes of audio and…
James Rettig | June 9, 2015 - 5:30 pm
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Watch Bands Share Their Least Favorite Interview Questions At GovBall

Last weekend was New York's own annual music festival Governors Ball, and in the true festival spirit of complaining about everything, Funny Or Die was…
Caitlin White | June 9, 2015 - 1:25 pm
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Watch Weird Al Sing Robin Thicke Parody “Word Crimes” Live For The First Time

"Weird Al" Yankovic's Mandatory World Tour is underway, which means a lot of his latest parodies are getting their first live readings. Such was the…
Chris DeVille | May 15, 2015 - 9:47 am

Watch Jon Bon Jovi And Will Forte Do “Wanted Dead Or Alive” At Night Of Too Many Stars

Last night was Comedy Central's Night Of Too Many Stars, the annual Jon Stewart-hosted charity special to help raise money for people with autism. Some…
James Rettig | March 9, 2015 - 8:49 am

Weird Al Gets Sound Advice; Episodes With Sleater-Kinney, Haim, Jenny Lewis Coming Soon

Above Average's popular web series Sound Advice with Vanessa Bayer is partnering with IFC's Comedy Crib for a whole new season. Bayer plays the hapless…
Caitlin White | February 24, 2015 - 3:28 pm
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Watch Weird Al “Cover” Woody Guthrie On The Late Late Show

Thomas Lennon is the latest guest-host on The Late Late Show until James Corden takes over for Craig Ferguson next month, and he made the…
Chris DeVille | February 17, 2015 - 11:29 am

Watch Weird Al Insert Himself Into Whiplash

In a new video made for College Humor, Weird Al Yankovic inserts himself into one of the many band practice scenes from the Oscar-nominated film…
James Rettig | February 9, 2015 - 8:06 pm
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Jack White Just Wants To Have Coffee With Weird Al

Tomorrow night, two nights after he brought Loretta Lynn and the Raconteurs to the stage in Nashville, Jack White will headline Madison Square Garden. Run…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2015 - 1:38 pm
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“Weird Al” Yankovic Announces Mandatory World Tour

"Weird Al" Yankovic does not spend a whole lot of time on the road, possibly because it's really, really difficult and expensive to stage like…
Tom Breihan | January 20, 2015 - 9:18 am
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2014 In Review

The Week In Pop’s Top 50 Pop Songs Of 2014

Two weeks ago we looked at the year's biggest pop songs; now let's run down the best ones. There will be a lot of overlap,…
Chris DeVille | December 18, 2014 - 2:27 pm
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