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Weird Al Tops The Billboard Charts

"Weird" Al Yankovic has the number one bestselling album in all the land.

The parody singer has his career first number one album with "Mandatory Fun," his latest and perhaps last traditional album.

"Mandatory Fun" is the first comedy set to top the chart since 1963, and logs the largest sales week for a comedy album since 1994, according to Billboard.

FOX Animated Shows Welcome Big Name Guest Voices

Did Lana Del Rey Really 'F**K Her Way Up To The Top' ?

Lana Del Rey has always had the sexual lyrics that would suggest a promiscuous tone, and her song "F**ked My Way Up To The Top," off her newest album "Ultraviolence" bares no difference, but do her lyrics also bare any truth?

Teen Wolf's Tyler Posey Hosting Teen Choice Awards

Actor and Teen Choice Award winner Tyler Posey is set to host Teen Choice 2014, airing live Sunday, August 10 at 8 p.m ET on FOX. In addition, music groups MAGIC! and Rixton will turn up the heat on the TEEN CHOICE stage during their live performances.

Despicable Me: Minion Rush To Celebrate One-Year Anniversary With Gameloft Update

Gameloft announced it is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its hit game, Despicable Me: Minion Rush, with a game-changing content update coming soon.

Howard Stern's Staff To Visit San Diego Comic Con 2014

Howard Stern and his staff will be hitting the Sand Diego Comic Con 2014 to broadcast a few shows during their visit.

Chris Pratt French-Braids Hair During Guardians of the Galaxy Interview

Thought you had mad skills? Chris Pratt puts you to shame.

During a Guardians of the Galaxy publicity interview with Entertainment Tonight, Chris Pratt showed off his — really quite skillful — handiwork.

Sheryl Crow, BLONDIE and Lindsey Stirling To Be Featured In 'Song By Song' Series

Ovation, has ordered new blocks of the documentary music series "Song by Song" from the Emmy-nominated production team at TH Entertainment, LLC. The series continues its focus on music legends with new episodes featuring such A-list sensations Sheryl Crow, BLONDIE and Lindsey Stirling.

Selena Gomez Rides On A Jetski With Tommy Chiabra

Selena Gomez celebrated her 22nd birthday in style on a yacht in St. Tropez with Cara Develingne but she was also spotted riding on a jetski with Tommy Chiabra according to Ace Show Biz.

Wiz Khalifa's 'Staying Out All Night,' Track Off 'Blacc Hollywood' Leaks

Wiz Khalifa is busy preparing for the release of "Blacc Hollywood," and yet another track has leaked off the album titled, "Staying Out All Night."

Britney Spears To Launch Signature Sleepwear Line: The Intimate Britney Spears

International pop icon Britney Spears has announced her line of sleepwear apparel, The Intimate Britney Spears, with retail partner CHANGE Lingerie, a leading company in lingerie with over 180 stores worldwide.

Chris MacDonald To Celebrate The Life And Music Of Elvis Presley In 'Memories of Elvis in Concert'

Chris MacDonald will celebrate memories of Elvis in Concert with a special memorial celebration of the life and music of Elvis Presley the Broward Center for the Performing Arts August 16th at 8pm.

Howard Stern Interviews Dan Bilzerian

Dan Bilzerian, a poker player with a trust fun who may not be a household name but certainly should be -- if only because he's living a unfathomably awesome life -- visited Howard Stern Tuesday to talk about his life.

Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Jimmy Miller Team To Produce Hybrid Comedy 'MANIMAL'

Sony Pictures Animation today announced that Jimmy Miller's Mosaic, and Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's Gary Sanchez Productions will produce MANIMAL, a live-action/animated feature film that takes the concept of the cult television drama of the same title.

Anthony Cumia Show Sets Second Test For Thursday

Launching a new show using new technology takes some fine-tuning and Anthony Cumia plans a second test of his new setup Thursday as he prepares for the launch of the Anthony Cumia show August 4.

The first test took place Tuesday and, while it was not without glitches, it did give fans some insight into what Cumia is planning.

'Nobody's Smiling' on the Common ground (Album Review)

My excitement and curiosity of what Common had to bring in his new album directed me to get the hard copy.

With truth to his name, Common created a masterful collection of music made up with the voices and truth of people.

Juicy J, Wiz Khalifa, and Ty Dolla $ign, ft. Kill the Noise and Madsonik 'Shell Shocked,' New Teenage Mutants Ninja Turtles Anthem

Michael Bay's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles hits theaters in a little over two weeks and Juicy J, Wiz Khalifa, and Ty Dolla $ign, Kill the Noise and Madsonik have been enlisted for the new Teenage Mutants Ninja Turtles anthem, 'Shell Shocked.'

The Rock 'N' Blues Fest Will Continue As A Tribute To Johnny Winter

With the sudden passing of celebrated blues guitarist Johnny Winter, his brother Edgar Winter has vowed to continue on in Johnny's memory.

Unkle Bob Album 'Embers' Drops, Music Video for 'Feel The Rain'

When we last left musical group Unkle Bob we weren't sure the band's Kickstarter would net them the publicity and funding they were looking for. We're thrilled to say we were wrong.

Taylor Swift Wishes Best Friend Selena Gomez Happy Birthday Via Instagram

Taylor Swift posted an Instagram photo in celebration of Selena Gomez's 22 birthday today.