Miley Cyrus’ Haircut And Taylor Swift’s New Hit: The Hype Index

Erika Brooks Adickman | August 17, 2012 11:53 am

Welcome back to the Hype Index, where we look back on the week in pop by grading the biggest news stories and get a tad bit emotional by sharing our feelings about them. This third week in August brought us a drama from Lady Gaga, Azealia Banks as well as Drake and Chris Brown. But they couldn’t steal the thunder of new debuts by way of Taylor Swift (in the form of a song) and Miley Cyrus (in the form of a drastic haircut). Just who ranked where? Watch to find out.

To see exactly how these artists entered the hype index, check below.

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