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Beyonce performs onstage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards. (Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Beyoncé Wins Video Vangard, Performs ‘On the Run’ Medley of Her Album

For her 15 minute VMA Video Vanguard winning performance, Beyoncé put on a small spectacular taken from her segments of the On the Run Tour.


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MTV VMAs 2014: Taylor Swift Performs ‘Shake It Off’ Live for the First Time: Watch

It was the live debut of “Shake It Off,” the first single from her new album 1989.


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MTV VMAs 2014: Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj Help Kick Off the Show with ‘Bang Bang': Watch

The song was originally released July 29 and has peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100.


INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 24: Recording artists Katy Perry (R) and Juicy J accept the Best Female Video award for 'Dark Horse' onstage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

MTV VMAs 2014: Complete Winners List

See the full list of winners from the 2014 iteration of the VMAs.



Win Tickets to See Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull Live in Concert

Stone Academy and 96.5 TIC want you to see Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull live in concert!


Colbie Caillat (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images For Live In The Vineyard LLC)

Acoustic Sunrise Playlist 8-24-14

Here’s this weekend’s lineup on the Acoustic Sunrise, heard 9am to noon on 965TIC and 965TIC.com!

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Damon Scott Talks To Dream Ride Founder Michael Bozzuto

Damon Scott talked to Dream Ride’s founder, Michael Bozzuto, who talked all about this weekend’s great event that raises money for Special Olympics Connecticut!


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Gina J’s Dirty Laundry August 22nd, 2014

Are Nick Cannon and Mariah are living apart? Plus more celebrity ice bucket challenges and MTV VMA nominations! All this and more in today’s Dirty Laundry, presented by Harte Nissan and Harte Infiniti!

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Coldplay Take on Body Acceptance, Ballet in ‘True Love’ Video: Watch

Jessica Lucas plays an aspiring ballet dancer whose huge balloon body exclude her from realizing her dream of becoming a professional dancer. Chris Martin is a janitor, sweeping up a theater housing the ballet.


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Miley Cyrus Banned From Performing in Dominican Republic

Miley Cyrus swore it couldn’t be done, but it seems she has actually been stopped.


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Katy Perry and Riff Raff Team Up for ‘This Is How We Do (Remix)’

The “rap game Dr. Drew” makes quite an impression on this new Katy Perry rework.


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Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ Video Director Mark Romanek Fires Back at Racism Allegations

“If you look at it carefully, it’s a massively inclusive piece. It’s very, very innocently and positively intentioned. And — let’s remember — it’s a satirical piece.”


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Jessie J Announces New Album ‘Sweet Talker’

“It was the quickest album I ever made,” she said. “I’m really proud of it though.”


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Gina J’s Dirty Laundry August 21st, 2014

It looks like Mariah and Nick might really be through. But not Beyonce and Jay-Z, apparently! Plus, Lindsay Lohan does her Ice Bucket Challenge on national TV, and that’s the least crazy ALS tribute of today! All this and more in today’s Dirty Laundry, presented by Harte Nissan and Harte Infiniti…


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Nico & Vinz Announce U.S. Debut Album ‘Black Star Elephant’

Their full-length will arrive Sept. 16 on Warner Bros. Records and, of course, includes their hit single.


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Florida Georgia Line, Ed Sheeran ‘Both Want’ to Collaborate

According to USA Today, Sheeran said Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley of FGL have reached out to the British singer.


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Carolyn Phillips Talks Budget Friendly Healthy Foods

Eating healthy can be expensive, but there are definitely some foods that give you a big bang for your buck, and Carolyn has some tips to keep you and your wallet in good shape.


Jay-Z & Beyonce in Cuba. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Beyoncé & Jay Z’s Cuba Anniversary Trip Deemed Legal By U.S. Government

These two no longer need to be on the run, according to the United States government.


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Gary Craig and Gladys Knight

Check out the picture from behind the scenes of the upcoming film “Seasons of Love”!


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Win Tickets to See Dolphin Tale 2 First & For Free… AND a Trip to Florida

Listen for your chance to win tickets to an advance screening of Dolphin Tale 2… and qualify to win a trip to Clearwater, Florida courtesy of VISIT FLORIDA!


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The Gadgetista’s Tips to Save Your Battery Life

Want to get the best performance out of your devices? The Gadgetista has some battery-saving tips to help all your technological gear remain fully charged and ready to run.


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Taylor Swift Will Not Sing About Exes, Air Dirty Laundry on ‘1989’

Empowered female artist and expert relationship songwriter Taylor Swift is done writing about her exes— at least for now.


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Gina J’s Dirty Laundry August 20th, 2014

Are Mariah and Nick the next celeb couple on the rocks? Meanwhile, Tom Hanks beats Kim Kardashian on iTunes and what troubled starlet can’t pay for bottle service anymore? Find out in today’s Dirty Laundry, presented by Harte Nissan and Harte Infiniti.


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Listen to a Preview of Ariana Grande’s ‘Too Close’

It’s all Ariana Grande left and right.


Taylor Swift in the Mark Romanek-directed clip for "Shake it Off" (Big Machine Records/UMG)

7 Videos That Led Director Mark Romanek to Taylor Swift

Before director Mark Romanek was helping Taylor Swift shake it off, he was making videos for the likes of Nine Inch Nails, Lenny Kravitz and more.


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Stream a Preview of Ariana Grande’s New Album ‘My Everything’

Among the curtailed tracklist is one song already out on the Internet in preview form, her “Love Me Harder” duet with The Weeknd.


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Sam Hatch’s DVD Picks For The Week: Amazing Spider-Man 2 & More

This week sees the release of the new Amazing Spider-Man 2 and some more flicks for your scary movie fans and more. Get the whole scoop from our movie expert Sam hatch!


Katy Perry sings during the children's concert in Washington, D.C. to celebrate military families in 2013.

NFL Asks Coldplay, Katy Perry & Rihanna to Pay to Play 2015 Super Bowl Halftime Show

While all three acts have the stage presence and worldwide hits necessary for the big show, are they willing to pay for the privilege?


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Sam Smith: Tinder is ‘Ruining Romance’

“From my experience the most beautiful people I’ve been on dates with are the dumbest.”



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