August 28, 2014

Beyoncé Taught Me How to Be a Feminist

It's impossible for her to represent every woman, but much of what she stands for - confidence, fearlessness, self-awareness - can still translate and provide the building blocks essential for growing a new generation of independent, free-thinking women.

Ferrari Sends Deadmau5 Cease-and-Desist Over His 'Purrari'

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13 Songs You Have To Hear This Week

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►LeAnn Rimes' Jokes About Rape Did Not Go Over Well

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Myth-Busting Music's Greatest Urban Legends

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Ottawa Opera Company Fires Singer For Homophobic Facebook Statement

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Jeezy Pleads Not Guilty

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►Celine Dion's Fans Thank The Man Who Helped Make Her A Star

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Demi Lovato Shares An Incredibly Inspiring Body Image Message

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People Are Confusing ISIS The Band With ISIS The Terrorists

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Stevie Nicks' New Song Is So Classic Stevie Nicks

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Miley's Homeless VMA Date Jesse Now Wanted By Police

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Nicki Minaj Explains Her VMAs Wardrobe Malfunction

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Internet Gripes Miley's VMA Date Jesse Helt Not Homeless Enough

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WATCH: Toronto Band YYZ Channels 8-Bit Video Games

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Grimes Declines Ice Bucket Challenge Over ALS Animal Testing, Drought

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WATCH: Miley Wins Best Speech (And Didn't Even Deliver It Herself)

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Divorce Rumours? What Divorce Rumours?

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Suge Knight Shot At Chris Brown's Pre-VMAs Party

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WATCH: MTV's Most Controversial Videos Ever Played

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Canadian Border Guard Fired After Taking Bieber Bribe: Report

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Impersonator Fools Police In Jail By Claiming To Be Rocker

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The Young Rapper Who Is Ready To End Police Militarization

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How Bryan Adams Really Feels About The Crisis In Gaza

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Watch Nicki Minaj Give Drake The Lapdance Of His Life (NSFW)

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This Guy Out-Earned Jay Z And Pretty Much Everyone Else

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You'll Never Guess The Famous Faces Behind These Music Videos

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Calgary Radio Station Gives Up On Cutting Songs In Half

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What Suicide Statistics Sound Like As Music

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Foo Fighters' Ice Bucket Challenge Recreates 'Carrie' Prom Scene

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Secret Behind Success Of Vancouver EDM Record Label

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Paul McCartney & Kanye West May Be Secretly Recording Together

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How Music Sales Have Changed Over 30 Years, In 30 Seconds

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Listen To Charli XCX's Great New Song, 'Break The Rules'

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J Cole Pens Gut Wrenching Song For Ferguson Victim

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Richie Hawtin: 'I Try To Play And Create Music That Sounds like Tomorrow'

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What We Know About The Neil Young, Pegi Young Divorce

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Beyonce's VMA Rebuke To Women Against Feminism

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20 Celebs Who Shouldn't Sing

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C'mon Get Happy! Pharrell Made These 25 Other Songs You Love, Too!

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Carmen Electra On Her Struggles With Love, Insecurity And Tragedy

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Who Runs The MTV VMAs? (Girls)

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Canadian Couple Photograph The Greatest Anti-Rock Stars In History

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Behold! History's Most Epic Concert Moments

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25 Signs You Went To Edgefest In The '90s

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WATCH: Nobody Dances On A Table Like Reese Witherspoon

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Celine Dion Kisses Successful Las Vegas Show Goodbye

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Musicians Reaching Out To Fans About Mental Health

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TIFF Shows Off Canada's Best At Festival Music House 2014

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Remember Robin Williams With The 'Good Morning Vietnam' Soundtrack

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Squamish Was A Much-Needed Reminder Festivals Are About Music

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WATCH: AC/DC On Bluegrass Will Change You

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EXCLUSIVE: Arkells Break Down New Album 'High Noon' Track-By-Track

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15 Coolest Kid Musicians And DJs To Make You Rue Your Wasted Youth

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11 Super Weird Things You Didn't Know About The Beatles

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'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Soundtrack Is Out Of This World

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27 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2014's Second Half

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50 Worst! Canadian Songs! Ever!

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70s Musicians Then And Now

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Best Songs Of 2014 (So Far)

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25 Best 'Weird Al' Songs Ever

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21 Most Offensive Music Videos Ever (NSFW, Obvs)

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Remembering MuchMusic's VJs: Then And Now

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Wait, They Dated?!? Music's Oddest Couples

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Bad Albums That Good Artists Should Never Have Made

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Best Indie Albums Of 2014 (So Far)

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It's A Family Affair: Top 20 Multigenerational Family Bands

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40 Hottest Female Musicians Over 40

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In Defence Of The Songs You Hate

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100 Greatest Canadian Songs Ever!

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Music Auctions Gone Wild: Bob Dylan's Lyrics, Lennon's Car, Elvis' Hair

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12 Bands We Want To See Reunite Already

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25 Movie Songs So Bad You'll Wish Films Were Still Silent

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WATCH: 17 Most Cringe-Worthy Concert Moments In Music History

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