MTV Thinks Mysterious OMAs Can Rival VMAs

Posted Feb 28th 2011 at 07:00 PM by Jett Wells

Twenty-seven years ago, MTV challenged the way people looked at music by honoring not just songs but videos in the first-ever Video Music Awards. Now, TV's biggest music network thinks it has the right formula to do it all over again. MTV has announced plans for a digital music award show, the OMAs, and MTV's head of music group digital, Dermot McCormack, tells PopEater he's out to push the...

Critics Abandon 'The Social Network,' Join 'King's Speech' Bandwagon

Posted Jan 28th 2011 at 02:20 PM by Jett Wells

Oscar season is a marathon stricken by fickle opinions and wavering tastes, but this year has been relatively drama-free thanks to consensus-favorite 'The Social Network' dominating the award shows. This week, however, some critics jumped ship. After 'Network's' top competitor, 'The King's Speech,' stole a win at the Producers Guild Awards and racked up the most Oscar nominations with 12,...

Ladysmith Black Mambazo Sustain South Africa's Voice Through Music

Posted Jan 25th 2011 at 08:24 PM by Jett Wells

You know them from 'The Lion King' soundtrack, but Nelson Mandela once called them "South Africa's cultural ambassadors." Since then, Ladysmith Black Mambazo has continued to take Mandela's message of peace and spread it around the world. For an a cappella group that began in 1973 and won three Grammys, Ladysmith's voice is still resilient and timeless. Original member Albert Mazibuko tells...

Creed's Music Saves 13-Year-Old Boy From Wolves

Posted Jan 21st 2011 at 02:45 PM by Jett Wells

If you ever wander into some spooky woods, you better have some Creed in your MP3 player, just to be safe. According to a report by Norwegian TV Channel TV2 (via NME.com), when 13-year-old Walter Eikrem encountered a pack of wolves on his way home from school, all he had to do was blast Creed's 'Overcome' to chase them off. "[They] didn't really get scared, they just turned around and simply...

Watch Matt & Kim Beat Each Other Up in 'Cameras' Music Video

Posted Jan 21st 2011 at 10:45 AM by Jett Wells

Matt & Kim take pride in making strange and shocking music videos, and this time they went all 'Mortal Kombat' and kicked the snot out of each other. In the new music video for 'Cameras,' the notorious indie duo knee one another in the stomach and toss Chinese food. Don't worry though -- the giddy rock stars love each other and likely made up after making the video. Who won the fight?...

Donald Trump Pays $100K to Keep His Name Out of James Patterson's Book

Posted Jan 20th 2011 at 04:01 PM by Jett Wells

Donald Trump likes the occasional movie cameo and hosting his own TV show, but he wants nothing to do with being in a novel by James Patterson. At the Palm Beach Police Ball last weekend in Florida, New York Times best-selling author Patterson gave bidders a chance to have their name appear as a character in an upcoming book -- but Trump bid $100,000 to keep his name out of the book. Trump's...

Anne Hathaway Cast as Catwoman in 'Dark Knight Rises'

Posted Jan 19th 2011 at 01:48 PM by Jett Wells

Catwoman is returning to the big screen, and Anne Hathaway is putting on the claws. Christopher Nolan announced in a statement Tuesday that Hathaway will join Tom Hardy and Christian Bale in his latest 'Batman' film, 'The Dark Knight Rises,' according to The Hollywood Reporter. "I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Anne Hathaway, who will be a fantastic addition to our ensemble as...

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