MUSIC NEWS ROUND-UP | Week of Sept 9 – 15

Here are the latest news about your favorite OPM & US artists (Week of September 9 to 15, 2013)

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Nine Moonmen, One Single Lady – Beyonce Nominated At The 2009 MTV Video Music Awards!

‘Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)’ is nominated for 9 Moonmen at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards – Best Female Video, Best Pop Video, Video of the Year, Best Art Direction, Best Choreography, Best Cinematography, Best Direction, Best Editing, and Best Special Effects!  That’s a lot of Moonmen for one ‘Single Lady’!  Congrats on your NINE nominations, Beyonce, and good luck!

The MTV Video Music Awards airs in the US on September 13th at 9pm, EST.

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Britney Nominated At The 2009 MTV Video Music Awards!

Britney’s nominated for 7 different Moonmen!  ‘Womanizer’ is up for Best Pop Video and Video of the Year, and ‘Circus’ is up for Best Art Direction, Best Choreography, Best Cinematography, Best Direction, and Best Editing!  Brit swept the Video Music Awards last year, let’s hope for a repeat!  Congrats, Brit!

For Video of the Year, she’s up against Eminem, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, & Kanye West.  Stiff competition, but let’s not forget who won last year!

The MTV Video Music Awards airs in the US on Sunday, September 13th at 9pm, EST from NYC’s Radio City Music Hall.  Let’s see if Brit will have another successful year at the Video Music Awards!

Britney In New Commercial For Candies

See Brit’s new TV spot for clothing brand Candies HERE.  Do the outfits look familiar?  They should, they’re featured in her new video for ‘Radar,’ which you can watch in the videos section.  Watch the commercial, then the video, then go out and get your own ‘Radar’ outfit!

Britney Shows Off New Fashion Trend At Teen Choice Awards

Britney Spears found the right opportunity to show the world the new fashion trend she’s sporting.  Along with Amanda Bynes and Ashley Tinsdale, Britney showed off the new bandage dress trend at the Teen Choice Awards.  Check out the article and photos right HERE.

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Love, Sex, Moonmen – Ciara Nominated At The MTV Video Music Awards!

Ciara’s ‘Love Sex Magic’ has been nominated for the Best Choreography Award at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards!  Congrats, Super C!  Good luck, dance your way to that Moonman!

The MTV Video Music Awards airs in the US on Sunday, September 13th at 9pm, EST from NYC’s Radio City Music Hall.
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Beyonce Fan Puts A Ring On His Single Lady!  Guess He Liked It…

During her sold-out performance at the BankAtlantic Center in Florida, Beyonce halted the concert in the middle of ‘Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It).’  Now why would she do that?  She then handed the mic over to a male fan in the crowd who took the song’s lyrics to heart, dropped down on one knee, and proposed to his girlfriend!  See what he said to his lady in front of a 20,000+ person crowd and Beyonce herself and his girlfriend’s answer HERE.  What Beyonce Song would you propose with?


Beyonce To Get ‘Fierce’ On The Runway

Have you been inspired by the glitz and glamour (and glitter) that make up the costumes of the one and only Sasha Fierce?  Well, you’re in luck, Beyonce and Mom Tina’s fashion line Deréon will soon feature pieces inspired by Beyonce’s party girl alter-ego.  Beyonce believes that “there is a little Sasha Fierce in every girl!”  Learn more about the line and where you can get your own ‘Ego’ outfit HERE.  Which Beyonce video would you dress up as?


Beyonce Helps Young Survivors

Beyonce, along with Halle Berry, Demi Moore, and others, has joined Girls Educational and Mentoring Services’ “Girls Are Not For Sale” Campaign to raise support for young women who have been victims of sex trafficking and exploitation.  Learn about the video that inspired Beyonce to get involved, her meeting with some of these young women, and how you can help HERE.


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Britney Spears Saved Their Lives
The UK’s BBC 3 is making a documentary about Britney fans – titled “Britney Spears Saved my Life.” You may be her biggest fan – but do you spend 90% of your income strictly on your Britney habit? Watch clips from the upcoming documentary HERE.  What makes you the biggest Britney fan?


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The Key To Love & War – Friends & Futons

Daniel recently gave an interview with MTV Australia, in which he discussed some “skeletons in his closet.”  And they’re just the kind his fans want to know about.  Learn why one hard-drive can become “very scandalous” if it fell into the wrong hands HERE.  Do you have any secrets you want to share?


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Beyonce Opens US Dates With A “Hova” As The Top Guest

Beyonce kicked of the summer dates of her I Am…Tour at NYC’s Madison Square Garden on Sunday, June 21st.  She opened with ‘Crazy In Love’ and surprised the audience with a very special guest.  Wonder who it was…find out & watch a video of the performance HERE.  Who would be your ideal guest star on stage with B?


Beyonce & Solange to Perform Benefit Concert

Beyonce and Solange will hit the Target Center in Minneapolis, MN on July 16th to benefit the Charles & Phyllis Newman Foundation and The Survivor Foundation.  The divas hope to garner support for the organizations.  Click HERE for ticket information and to learn more about the organizations & Beyonce’s involvement.  Which song would you want to see the sisters duet?


Beyonce MSG Concert Review

Did you miss Beyonce’s show at NYC’s Madison Square Garden?  The Examiner gives a full report on the singing, dancing, fashion, and every other spectacle of the night – including the special guest.  Read what The Examiner has to say HERE.  What’s the one Beyonce song you want to see performed live?


Beyonce Pays Tribute To Her Hero in Philadelphia Concert

During a performance in Philadephia, PA, Beyonce took some time to remember her hero, Michael Jackson.  She described the King of Pop as her “hero” and “a genius.”  See her perform her favorite Michael Jackson song HERE.  What’s your favorite MJ song?


No, You’re Not Dreaming…
Preview Beyonce’s ‘Sweet Dream’ Video HERE.  What do you think of B’s latest vid?


When ‘Egos’ Collide…

Well, if they are Beyonce’s and Kanye’s, you get the ‘Ego Remix.’  Watch the new video for the single HERE and let us know what you think of the duo.


If You Like It Then You Shoulda Put A Widget On It

Get the new Beyonce widget and post it on your social network site!  Find the widget HERE.  Widgets are constantly new, so give us some feedback!


Beyonce is #1 in Norway!
‘Halo’ holds #1 spot in the Norwegian APC for the 7th consecutive week! Congrats Beyonce!


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Britney Spears Is Proud To Announce…

Ciara & Kristinia DeBarge will join “The Circus Starring Britney Spears” for the upcoming US & Canada tour dates, which kick off August 20th!  Ciara opened for Britney in London, but Kristinia is new to the show.  See what she had to say about joining Britney HERE.  Three ring circus, three stars – sounds about right!  Have you seen Britney’s Circus yet?  Let us know what you thought!


Britney Wins LOGO’s Always Next, Forever Now Award!
Britney was recently honored with the Always Next, Forever Now Award at LOGO’s NewNowNext Awards. View Britney’s acceptance speech HERE.


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