<p>Miley Cyrus on her opening night</p>

Miley Cyrus on her opening night

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Miley Cyrus' opening night of 'Bangerz' tour: What the critics are saying

She sings, slides, twerks, and, of course, sticks her tongue out

Miley Cyrus kicked off her 38-city “Bangerz” tour  this weekend at Vancouver’s Rogers Arena. While she has said that she wanted the outing to focus on her singing, it’s clear that visuals and shock value play a big part, including her pretending to perform oral sex on Bill Clinton, wearing revealing unitards, and simulating masturbation..all in an effort to entertain.. And, just in case she hasn’t stressed her love for marijuana enough to her young fans, official “Bangerz" rolling papers were available at the merchandise tables for $40.

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<p>Eric Church</p>

Eric Church

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Eric Church's 'The Outsiders' has inside track to be best-selling album next week

Can he knock 'Now 49' out of the top spot?

Eric Church will handily bow atop the Billboard 200 next week as the country artist’s latest set, “The Outsiders,” could sell as much as 300,000.

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Avicii's 'Addicted To You' video pays homage to 'Bonnie & Clyde'

Avicii's 'Addicted To You' video pays homage to 'Bonnie & Clyde'

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With a very different plot twist

There’s a little Bonnie and Clyde action going on Avicii’s new video for “Addicted To You.” Actually, Bonnie and Bonnie action would be a more appropriate description.

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<p>Blake Shelton</p>

Blake Shelton

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Blake Shelton's hot new video, 'Doin' What She Likes'

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Plus, the version we would like to see

In his new video for “Doin’ What She Likes,” Blake Shelton shows why romantic gestures, while always appreciated, can sometimes go terribly wrong.

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<p>Drake is sad</p>

Drake is sad

Drake declares 'disgust' at Rolling Stone bumping him for Philip Seymour Hoffman

And he wonders why people don't like him....

Oh, Drake…Today, rap’s biggest malcontent decided he would take on a dead man.

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Mariah Carey's bares her heart (and chest) in new 'You're Mine (Eternal)' video
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Mariah Carey's bares her heart (and chest) in new 'You're Mine (Eternal)' video

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Who needs clothes when you've got wings?

Mimi’s part mermaid/part butterfly in the new video for “You’re Mine (Eternal).”

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<p>Katy Perry</p>

Katy Perry

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Katy Perry's 'Dark Horse' remains in the winner's circle

Pharrell's 'Happy' leaps up the chart

Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse,” featuring Juicy J holds at No. 1 for the third consecutive week on the Billboard Hot 100, but the big news is that Pharrell’s “Happy” joyously soars to No. 2.

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Nicki Minaj's really wants you to stop staring in new video, 'Lookin' Ass N*gga'

Nicki Minaj's really wants you to stop staring in new video, 'Lookin' Ass N*gga'

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She confirms her buttocks possess magical powers

NIcki Minaj wants you to stop looking at her ass, really. And she will go to drastic measures to ensure you stop.  However, stopping lovingly caressing her own assets doesn’t seem to be within her power so you can’t really blame the poor dudes who are mesmerized by her booty.

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<p>Mariah Carey</p>

Mariah Carey

Does Mariah Carey have a hit with 'You're Mine (Eternal)?'

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Slow, smooth R&B track arrives just in time for Valentine's Day

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Mariah Carey wants you to be hers. On new single,  “You’re Mine (Eternal),” Carey slips into a little smooth R&B as she recalls what it was like to have her lover in her arms. “You’re Mine (Eternal),” will be on Carey’s much-delayed new album, out May 6.

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Album review: Eric Church's intense, evocative 'The Outsiders'
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Album review: Eric Church's intense, evocative 'The Outsiders'

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He's the antidote to cookie-cutter country

Eric Church has had great success presenting himself as a modern-day outlaw, someone who operates outside of Nashville’s mainstream. This is despite the fact that he records for a major label, regularly charts on the radio, and is a mainstay on the awards show circuit.

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