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Pretty Girls: Our 15 Favorite Female Pop Collaborations

Between the release of Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea’s “Pretty Girls” and our longing for a Lady Gaga / Madonna / Katy Perry single, we felt inspired to revisit our favorite female pop collaborations from years past.

Matt Russoniello | May 6, 2015 - 3:46 pm

‘Y.A.L.A’: M.I.A.’s Seizure-Inducing Response to YOLO

There’s a reason for the flashing images warning at the beginning of M.I.A.‘s music video for “Y.A.L.A.” This video practically pulsates. …

Robert Kessler | November 15, 2013 - 10:30 am

M.I.A. Brings the ‘Noize’ In New Music Video

M.I.A. has just released the music video for her latest single, “Bring the Noize.” It’s just as badass as you’d expect. “Bring the Noize” will be featured on M.I.A.’s upcoming album Matangi, which will be released this fall.

If you aren’t familiar with M.I.A., first, what’s wrong with you? And second, you might remember…

Robert Kessler | June 25, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Not On Our Channel You Won’t

Since it’s 1981 inception, MTV has been featuring music videos by the artists of our generation — from Michael Jackson to Rihanna.

However, there have been occasions when the 24-hour music channel has been forced to step in and edit, censor — and sometimes even ban — some musicians’ work.

Did you…

Lily Harrison | March 15, 2013 - 8:00 am

Style Scoop: Rihanna’s Victoria’s Secret Ensemble, Coco Rocha’s New Reality Show, M.I.A’s Collaboration with Versace and More Style News (GALLERY)

The latest round up of style news is jam packed with new collaborations, television projects and shocking revelations from famous fashion forward faces.

Rihanna got more attention during her performance at the 2012 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show than most of the stunning supermodels. The singer’s ensembles were off the charts with sex appeal…

Lily Harrison | November 8, 2012 - 6:30 pm

Lady Gaga Visits WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange in London (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

A meeting of the minds?

Lady Gaga paid a visit to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuador Embassy in London, where he has been holed up for months as he avoids extradition to Sweden. According to multiple reports, the pop superstar arrived — allegedly for dinner — around 7 p.m. and didn’t…

Cory Lopez | October 9, 2012 - 11:54 am

Madonna ‘Not Happy’ About M.I.A.’s Middle Finger Super Bowl Salute

What’s a Super Bowl halftime show without a little controversy? During Madonna’s already legendary show, guest performer M.I.A. gave a salute to the crowd — her middle finger. “I didn’t know about it until I left,” Madonna told Ryan Seacrest. “I was really surprised.”

Not only was the move a surprise, but it…

Wes Ferguson | February 10, 2012 - 2:22 pm

HLN Host Weighs In on M.I.A.’s Super Bowl Stunt: ‘She Was Stealing the Spotlight’ (VIDEO)

Award-winning television journalist and bestselling author, Jane Velez-Mitchell answers all of Celebuzz reader’s controversial questions on the hottest celebrity news, including the most recent buzz surrounding the Super Bowl halftime show.

Jane talks M.I.A.’s middle-finger move while performing, and why celebs use that kind of behavior for attention. “I didn’t know who MIA…

| February 9, 2012 - 10:09 am

From M.I.A. to Halle Berry: Get Your Celebrity Questions Answered Today!

Have you ever wanted to get the inside scoop on the latest celebrity controversies? Well, now is your chance!

From now until tomorrow at 11 AM EST, Celebuzz will be taking your questions for award-winning television journalist and bestselling author, Jane Velez-Mitchell.

Jane hosts the hit show Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell

| February 6, 2012 - 9:25 am

Madonna Is Back! Watch Nicki Minaj & MIA Cheer Her On in ‘Give Me All Your Luvin” (VIDEO)

We are l-u-v-ing this song!

It’s been four years since Madonna has released any new music, and she is back in an unstoppable way! In her latest music video for her catchy tune “Give Me All Your Luvin'” Madge gets some support in the form of cheerleaders, a couple of which being Nicki

Amanda Hasaka | February 3, 2012 - 12:26 pm

M.I.A.’s New Blonde Locks: Yay or Nay? (PHOTOS)

Do blondes have more fun? Ask controversial singer M.I.A. who was clearly having a ball when she revealed her new platinum blonde hair at a recent fashion event in Milan.

The “Paper Planes” strutted her stuff down the red carpet in a surprisingly understated green strapless dress and over-sized army green parka. This…

| February 26, 2011 - 10:10 am

The 8 Divas of 2010 (PHOTOS)

This year was full of great music and that may have something to do with the resurgence of powerful and talented solo female artists in the pop world.

From Rihanna to Katy Perry, Taylor Swift to Lady Gaga; this year was chock full of divas who were out to prove that the music…

| December 31, 2010 - 9:43 am

MIA’s Fashion Burka: Yay or Nay? (PHOTOS)

Most stars like to show off on the red carpet, but controversial singer M.I.A. took fashion risk-taking to a whole new level when she donned a colorful burka (emblazoned with her upcoming album cover!) on the red carpet at Spike TV’s Scream 2010 Award.
The “Paper Planes” chanteuse hit the Los Angeles awards show…

| October 18, 2010 - 9:11 am

New M.I.A. Video: ‘Story to Be Told’ (VIDEO)

Prepare yourself for three minutes and 31 seconds of “Huh?”
“Paper Planes” singer and freelance pop-culture critic M.I.A. has released the video for “Story to Be Told,” from her most recent album Maya. The title must be ironic, because if there’s a story being told by this clip, it’s lost in translation somewhere.

| September 22, 2010 - 12:43 pm

M.I.A.’s New “XXXO” Video: See It Here!

Apparently, M.I.A. is still capable of doing something besides trashing other celebrities.
The “Paper Planes” singer has released a new video for “XXXO,” from her recently released third album, Maya. The Hype Williams-directed clip provides quite the visual feast—and it’s not likely to generate the kind of controversy that her previous, sex-and-violence-laden video, “Born…

Celebuzz | August 11, 2010 - 11:43 am

M.I.A. Double-Disses Lady Gaga and Oprah Winfrey

M.I.A. is getting to be pretty efficient with her trash-talking. The controversial “Paper Planes” singer, who earlier this year raised eyebrows by dismissing Lady Gaga as a Madonna rip-off, has once again taken a public swipe at the Pantless One—and this time she’s thrown in a jab at beloved talk-show host/one-woman empire Oprah Winfrey for…

Celebuzz | July 23, 2010 - 12:55 pm

BUZZINGS: Zsa Zsa Gabor Goes In For Hip Replacement Surgery

• Glamorous 93-year-old actress Zsa Zsa Gabor is going in for hip replacement surgery today after she shattered several bones after a nasty fall. Get well soon, Zsa Zsa! (PopEater)
• Speaking of bad falls, P!nk is back to work after her own nasty fall on stage during a performance. (Wonderwall)
• From…

| July 19, 2010 - 5:35 am

Fashion FAIL: M.I.A. Shields Herself From Her Own Fashion (PHOTOS)

M.I.A. was strolling into The Late Show with David Letterman yesterday wearing X’ed out sunnies. Most likely in an attempt to shield herself from her own wardrobe. Upon first glance it almost seems as though she was forced to traipse through the underground NYC sewage system followed by a hungry wood chipper just to make…

| July 14, 2010 - 1:11 pm

M.I.A. Takes Her Little Ikhyd To Lunch (PHOTOS)

Pop star M.I.A. may be a bit of a provocateur but when she’s with her kid she quickly turns into a doting mum.
The Sri Lankan star was spotted enjoying an outdoor meal in New York City with her son Ikhyd. While the mom is known for her attention-getting antics she was more than…

| June 30, 2010 - 1:27 pm

BUZZINGS: Is Kim Kardashian Dating NFL Player Miles Austin?

Kim Kardashian is rumored to be dating Dallas Cowboys’ Miles Austin. Meanwhile, Justin Bieber is somewhere staring into a mirror and feeling very, very sad. (PopEater)
• Everyone knows that the best way to pay tribute to the late King of Pop Michael Jackson is with a soon-to-be-viral video on the internet. (Wonderwall)…

| June 24, 2010 - 5:35 am
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