Foo Fighters: ‘MTV Awards Don’t Mean Sh-t’

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As much as we like to put on our pretty dresses and show just how bad girls we are, it’s always nice to put things into perspective – and the Foo Fighters have helped us do just that. “I make my living playing rock ‘n’ roll, I’m not going to complain about it,” Hawkins briefly told TMZ. “Who cares, those awards are nice but they don’t f–ing mean sh-t, it doesn’t matter.”, bashed drummer Taylor…

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Billboard No. 1: Another surprise

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For the second week in a row, the number one album in America is a bit of a shocker: Hope for Haiti, the MTV compilation from January 22′s broadcast, sold 171,000 copies. Oh, and they were all sold in two days (Saturday and Sunday). And they were all sold digitally. This means that independently-distributed albums were No. 1 in consecutive weeks. It’s also the first time in five years that the first three “tracking weeks”…

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Al Byrne’s Radio Bile

Do you remember where YOU were when Jarvis mooned Jacko?

So, apparently, the 16th MTV European Music Awards “went down” on Thursday. Did you notice? I didn’t – I was preoccupied with more relevant, pressing matters, like noticing that ooh, it’s getting quite cold this time of year, and hey, I need a shave. Of course, the fact that these two realisations came in quick succession meant that my addled brain became quite confused, and I ended up shaving my woolly fleece. Live and learn,…

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Al Byrne’s Radio Bile

"Hello, we're All Time Low. We know you're tempted to knock our jaws out with a crowbar right now, but please, wait until you've heard us sing first. Then you'll probably want to sacrifice us to some evil deity instead."

When did music television die, exactly? I’ll tell you when – it was when we all gave up on it, and with a collective mouseclick accepted Youtube and Myspace as our appointed saviours. But! There’s a more pressing question on my mind: is there a single post-Myspace moment where we can say music television went beyond an existence of pallid, pathetic obsolescence, and into fully-fledged, crap-slinging horribleness? When I say “music television”, I don’t mean…

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Rick Astley: best. act. ever

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If any proof was relevant or even need, Rick Astley received the Best Act Ever Award, yesterday night at the EMAs, proving his fans ‘never gave him up’ either. Sadly, Rick wasn’t present at the EMAs to pick up the award or even sing his smashing hit song, “Never Gonna Give You Up.” In his absence, though, the Award was picked up by Katy Perry and Perez Hilton who charmed the audience with a quick…

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MTV Video Music Awards 2007: Nominations

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After a great deal of fuss, surrounding this years MTV Video Music Awards, the nominees were announced at today’s TRL edition, at a startling slow rate. This edition will be a tad different, with a few extra categories added(for all you losers out there) and a shortening of the event, to a mere 2 hours. Leading the, almost traditional, superficial celebrity pack, this year, are [tag]Justin Timberlake[/tag], [tag]Beyonce[/tag], [tag]Rihanna[/tag] and a lot more. The 2007…

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