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Young Jeezy Has A Post-Election Hangover On “We Done It Again”: Listen

While most musicians were exuberant following President Obama's re-election last night (November 6), Young Jeezy seems to have a post-election hangover. He has dropped the political song "We Done It Again," and while it's a celebration of Obama's victory, the lyrics focus on the myriad ills still facing the country. Proclaiming "We waitin' on a…

By: Carl Williott / November 7, 2012

Barack Obama May Celebrate Re-election With PSY’s “Gangnam Style” Dance: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Before defeating Mitt Romney in the presidential election on Tuesday (November 6), Barack Obama was asked whether he would do PSY's "Gangnam Style" dance if he were to win. Obama said he was sure he could do the dance, but that the inauguration ball wouldn't be "the appropriate time to break…

By: Carl Williott / November 7, 2012

Election 2012: Barack Obama Wins Second Term, Lady Gaga & Justin Bieber React

Barack Obama won a second term as President of the United States Of America on Tuesday night (November 6), causing many artists to turn to — where else? — Twitter and Facebook to type out their elation. Over the past couple days, we rounded up messages from pop stars, ranging from Pink and Alicia Keys

By: Robbie Daw / November 6, 2012

Election 2012: Katy Perry Votes In Los Angeles

Katy Perry must have realized that her ballot dress was null and void in the state of California because the pop star came out to vote in person on Tuesday (November 6). The pop star left both of her pro-Obama dresses at home in favor of a bright blue suit and a pair of Wayfarer sunglasse…

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / November 6, 2012

Election 2012: Beyonce Voted, But Did She Break A Law By Photographing Her Ballot?

Beyonce posted photos of her absentee ballot on her Tumblr today (November 6), so it's good to know she's not all talk. In one photo of the ballot, it's clear to see Bey has marked the box "Democratic Party," which isn't surprising considering she wrote a letter in support of President Obama yesterday. However, i…

By: Carl Williott / November 6, 2012

Election 2012: Paul McCartney Throws His Support Behind Barack Obama In Video

If there's one thing Paul McCartney is hoping to "Get Back" to in 2013, it's Barack Obama being President. Musicians have been urging their followers to get out and vote in the lead-up to today, Election Day 2012, but the legendary British rocker and his band — comprised of three Americans, mind you — are…

By: Robbie Daw / November 6, 2012

Election 2012: Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj, Pink & Others Tweet On Election Day

Election Day is finally here, pop fans, and if you're 18 and over, it's time to get out there and hit the polls. If you won't listen to us on that matter, perhaps you'll adhere the advice of your favorite artists like Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj, Pitbull, Katy Perry and Pink, who have…

By: Robbie Daw / November 6, 2012

Election 2012: Beyonce Writes Open Letter To President Obama

While her husband Jay-Z was performing in Columbus, Ohio at one of President Obama's final campaign rallies, Beyonce posted a letter to the president on her website. The celebrity couple has thrown their full star power behind the Obama reelection campaign in recent months, raising $4 million at a fundraiser and appearing in campaign videos.

By: Carl Williott / November 5, 2012

Election 2012: Katy Perry, Shakira and Lady Gaga Get Out the Vote Online Via Twitter & YouTube

With less than 24 hours till Election Day, the interwebs have been overloaded with tweets and messages from celebrities about heading to the polls on Tuesday (November 6). From Jason Mraz and Katy Perry, who have been performing at rallies in support of Barack Obama, to Diddy and Beyonce's little sis, Solange Knowles, our favorite…

By: emilytan / November 5, 2012

Jay-Z & Bruce Springsteen To Perform Together At Obama Rally On Election Eve?

President Obama is calling in the big guns to close out his campaign ahead of the election on November 6. Katy Perry is performing in support of Obama once more at a Milwaukee, Wisconsin event Saturday, and on Monday, Jay-Z and Bruce Springsteen will perform at a rally attended by the president in Columbus, Ohio.

By: Carl Williott / November 2, 2012

Election 2012: Madonna Booed After Supporting Barack Obama At Concert

At her show in New Orleans on October 27, Madonna urged everyone Barack Obama supporters to rock the vote, so like many other times on her MNDA tour, the singer was soundly booed by her own fans. Madge said, "Who's registered to vote?… I don’t care who you vote for as long as you vote…

By: Carl Williott / October 29, 2012

Election 2012: Kelly Clarkson Voting For Obama Because Of Gay Marriage Issue

Late last year, avowed Republican Kelly Clarkson came out in support of Ron Paul, saying if the libertarian politician were to earn the GOP presidential nomination, he'd have her vote. After that didn't happen, it was fair to assume Clarkson was throwing her support behind Mitt Romney. But the singer told Britain's Daily Star she's voting…

By: Carl Williott / October 25, 2012

Brandy Covers ‘Vibe Vixen’, Talks Whitney Houston, ‘Two Eleven’ & The Election

Who better than Brandy to cover the October/November issue of Vibe Vixen? The "Wildest Dreams" songbird is smoldering in her hot pants, high heels and leather jacket for the latest issue. (The belt-between-the-boobs look does remind us a bit of Nicki Minaj's dominatrix leotard in "The Boys" music video.) Below, the R&B siren speaks on the…

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / October 23, 2012

Election 2012: The 5 Best Tweets From The Third Presidential Debate

Last night's (October 22) final presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney generated a reported 6.5 million tweets, but as far as we're concerned, all eyes were on our favorite celebrity commentators. Again, Lady Gaga chimed in with some self-referential thoughts on the debate and Adam Levine lent some much-needed gravity, but as per usual, it was Aubrey

By: Sam Lansky / October 23, 2012

Election 2012: Forget The Foreign Policy Debate, Let’s Argue About John Mayer

Earlier this week we came out in defense of John Mayer — a man whose personal life has been discussed far more than his music as of late. Call us crazy, but we didn't get the feeling that you were siding with us on this one (though the comments on the actual post were i…

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / October 19, 2012

Election 2012: Barack Obama & Mitt Romney, As Shown Through Our 10 Fave Pop Parody Videos

Power to the pop-loving people! Living in a democracy means that every four years we not only get to voice our say in who runs our country, we have endless opportunities to turn their every word, campaign and factual gaffe into an excuse to churn out political parody videos. (If only Abraham Lincoln were alive…

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / October 18, 2012

Election 2012: The 5 Best Tweets From Last Night’s Presidential Debate

The online discussion during last night's (October 16) second presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney peaked at an astonishing 110,000 tweets per minute, with political commentators and everyday citizens alike offering opinions on the conversation. And yet, of equal import were the tweets from America's recording artists, like Lady Gaga and Adam Lambert,…

By: Sam Lansky / October 17, 2012

Election 2012: Which Candidate Has Better Taste In Music?

Presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have made public playlists (or, their respective media teams have, anyway) to prove that they're just a coupl'a regular guys who need a good road trip soundtrack to keep them awake. But we all know these mixes are meticulously curated and scrubbed of "unrelatable" songs: while VP nominee Paul Ryan ca…

By: Carl Williott / October 11, 2012

Election 2012: The 10 Best Obama & Romney Name-Drops In Music From Recent Years

Election Season is right around the corner, and it's a time when all Americans ask "Wait, what's the electoral college again?" and head to the voting booths in support of their candidate of choice. This year, with the amount of key issues at play, the upcoming decision is an important one, and has musical artist…

By: Sam Lansky / October 4, 2012

No. 3: A Very Musical Presidential Election, Presented By VHS Or Beta

I contributed a few blurbs to Spin's October feature “Strange Bedfellows,” which detailed the odd nexus where rock music and politics convene. One entry was about the first copyright-snubbing cut-up artist Dickie Goodman and his 1973 assemblage “Soul President Number One.” In it, the first “soul” president is elected, quotes Barry White and the Temptations,…

By: andybetablog / December 31, 2008
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