7 min ago
Accordion-wielding Grammar Geek, Weird Al, Tops Billboard 200. Best Chart Week Ever?
Parodies like "Word Crimes" and "Tacky", and a strong social media campaign, helped the comedian to his first Number 1. Weird Al Yankovic's latest parody album Mandatory Fun took Number 1 on the Billboard album chart this week, proving that a devoted fanbase still counts for something.
4 hrs ago
Miley Cyrus Pops Up In Pharrell's New Video, 'Come Get It Bae'
Pharrell has a new video out for his G I R L track, "Come Get it Bae," and this one features a cameo from Miley.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
I Just Can't Get Enough
Weird Al" Yankovic pulled a 'YoncA© last week, dropping eight music videos in conjunction with the release of his 14th studio album, Mandatory Fun .
Pharrell Williams Seeking Motion To End Blurred Lines Legal Battle
Pharrell Williams has moved to end the ongoing legal feud between the producers of the Blurred Lines hit and Marvin Gaye 's family by urging a judge to hand him and Robin Thicke a victory without the need for a jury trial.
Pharrell Williams Goes for Knockout Win in 'Blurred...
Marvin Gaye's family "smelled money," says a motion for summary judgment that argues that last year's summer hit isn't substantially similar to "Got to Give It Up."
Pharrell's Happy goes triple platinum: Which three other UK singles have done the same?
Last year, with a little help from Daft Punk and Robin Thicke, he stormed the charts worldwide with Blurred Lines and Get Lucky.
Robin Thicke and estranged wife Paula Patton list home above L.A.'s Sunset Strip
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Our Fairy Godmother in the Bel Air came tap-tap-tappin' on Your Mama's digital window last night to let us know that singer/songwriter Robin Thicke and his estranged wife Paula Patton have hoisted their home above L.A.'s Sunset Strip on the market with an asking price of $2,985,000, This isn't such an unexpected development to ... (more)
Tue Jul 22, 2014
What are the worst 'Word Crimes'?
The satirical songwriter 'Weird Al' Yankovic is back and, in the latest of his videos to go viral, he's rewritten Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' as an ode to good grammar called 'Word Crimes'.
New York Daily News
'Weird Al's' 'Mandatory Fun' takes over top of charts
Eighties parody icon beats out Jason Mraz, buoyed by well received videos lampooning Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' and Pharrell Willams's 'Happy' .
Celebrity Real Estate: Robin Thicke is Selling His Bird Streets Home for $3 Million
Now that "Blurred Lines" singer/creeper Robin Thicke and his wife, actress Paula Patton , are calling it quits, their Hollywood Hills house is hitting the market, reports Variety .
Video: Weird Al Yankovic exposes Robin Thicke's word crimes
A new album is out from the prince of pop parody along with a video for a comedy reworking of Blurred Lines.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Animator finds limelight in Yankovic's 'Word Crimes'
"Weird Al" Yankovic's new album "Mandatory Fun" out now on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/MandatoryFun Amazon: http://smarturl.it/MandatoryFunAMZ Google Play: http://smarturl.it/MandatoryFunGP http://www.WeirdAl.com Music video by "Weird Al" Yankovic performing Word Crimes.
Kelly Brook dances to Robin Thicke song Blurred Lines in high-legged leopard print swimsuit
'Mr Putin, send them home, send them home, please': Grieving mother begs Russian leader to return her son and girlfriend as snatch MH17 bodies and drive them to unknown location The trail of death: Moment surface-to-air missile was fired at MH17, blowing plane apart in mid-air and killing 298 people Graveyard of desecration: Grave robbers.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
International Business Times
Weird Al Yankovic's New Mandatory Fun Album. Pokes Fun at Lorde, ...
Weird Al Yankovic is at it again with his hilarious spoofs of famous pop songs! This time he pokes fun at Lorde, Iggy Azalea, Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus, One Direction and Pharrell Williams as part of his new "Mandatory Fun" album which was released on Tuesday, July 15, 2014.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Elk Grove animator captures spotlight with 'Word Crimes' video
Now 37, Heather joins the rest of the country in obsessing over Yankovic's newly released parody video, "Word Crimes," but the Elk Grove resident is doing so as a blossoming celebrity.
How Robin Thicke Went From Hero to Zero -- and How He Could...
Remember summer 2013, when Robin Thicke, 37, was riding high with "Blurred Lines," the longest-charting No.
Dig These Discs :: Sia, Jason Mraz, La Rouz, Bright Light Bright Light, Robin Thicke
Aussie singer Sia drops her sixth album, and keeps her privacy by singing to the walls.
What is 2014's song of the summer?
Every summer season has at least one song that seems to be the soundtrack for every barbecue, beach party or road trip, no matter where you are in the nation.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
WKTU-FM Jersey City
Weird Al Is Rather 'Handy' As He Reinvents Iggy Azalea's 'Fancy'
Weird Al 's internet takeover this week continues with his latest hilarious parody.