DJ Khaled's very famous baby is having the best time at the VMAs


It’s good to be Asahd Khaled. 

The extremely famous baby/accomplished producer joined his father DJ Khaled and mother Nicole Tuck on the MTV Video Music Awards red carpet wearing custom Gucci, per Bustle.

He schmoozed with his dad’s famous friends, including VMAs opener Kendrick Lamar. 

INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27:  (L-R) Kendrick Lamar, Asahd Tuck Khaled and DJ Khaled attend the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

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Then he changed into a comfy button down, slacks, and a massive pair of protective headphones before taking his rightful place in the audience to enjoy the show. He even appeared on stage just in time to save one of host Katy Perry’s so-so bits.

Congratulations on everything, Asahd.

Asahd is the coolest kid and he’s not even 1 #VMAs

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Taylor Swift's music video for 'Look What You Made Me Do' has inspired a lot of emotions


The MTV Video Music Awards this year are moonlighting as a full-blown Taylor Swift music video release event, and regardless of how you feel about her return and the “Look What You Made Me Do” single, the singer delivered.

There were plenty of people who were here for Zombie Swift and the many versions of the singer throughout the years—and some people were quick to share their thoughts, questions, and observations after the video dropped. 

Of course, some people were very here for it. 



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Jared Leto paid tribute to Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell at the VMAs


During Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards, Jared Leto paid tribute to Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington and Sound Garden’s Chris Cornell, who both died by suicide earlier this year.

Taking the stage to introduce footage of Linkin Park’s 2010 VMAs performance, Leto reflected on his friendship with the artists and encouraged those who may feel like “there is no hope” to “reach out, share your thoughts, do not give up.”

Read a snippet of Leto’s tribute here:

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Here's why Lorde didn't sing during her VMAs performance


If you were wondering why Lorde opted to dance rather than sing for her performance at the MTV Video Music Awards, here’s your answer.

Per a tweet from the artist posted ahead of the show, Lorde has the flu.

you can’t tell in these pictures but i have the flu so bad i needed an IV #showgoeson #cutelilproppedupcorpse 🦄💀

— Lorde (@lorde) August 27, 2017

No matter, though, as Lorde’s joyous on-stage performance to her latest single “Perfect Places” was an absolute delight. I mean, look at these photos: Read more…

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Survey: 23% of T-Mobile customers wouldn't switch carriers "for anything"

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4 things that make the Nokia 8 unique

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Apple Watch will soon track more workouts and forms of exercise

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These paid iOS apps are free for a limited time only

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LG says the V30 will deliver audio functions never seen before in a smartphone

Shortly after releasing a teaser video touting the “immersive sound” experience offered by its upcoming V30 smartphone, LG today revealed more details about the handset’s capabilities, promising “next-generation audio functions unseen in a smartphone before.”

Just like last year’s V20, the LG V30 includes a Hi-Fi Quad DAC (digital to analog converter), though we’re talking about a new, upgraded one. Thanks to a partnership with California-based ESS Technology, the Advanced Hi-Fi Quad DAC of the V30 introduces features like digital filters and sound presets, enabling …

Pink's MTV Video Vanguard Award acceptance speech might make you shed a tear


Raise your glasses—Pink has taken home the coveted Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award at the 2017 MTV VMA awards. 

While on stage at this year’s ceremony, everyone’s favorite empowering 37-year-old singer performed a medley of hits spanning her career. She went home with what is basically the lifetime achievement award for the network, and imparted some inspiring words for the audience and fans watching at home.

Ellen Degeneres presented the award to Pink, after a last minute request from the singer herself who asked Degeneres to replace Cher, who was unable to make the ceremony for unknown reasons.  Read more…

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