HAIM! Lorde! Ed Sheeran! So much pop star goodness, tonight on VH1!
+ Watch Lorde, HAIM, Ed Sheeran, The Lumineers, Emeli Sandé, Johnnyswim, and Matt Nathanson perform on VH1’s “You Oughta Know In Concert” TONIGHT at 9 p.m. ET. While you wait, check out a sneak peek of HAIM and Lorde covering Sheryl Crow’s “Strong Enough” from the set now. (VH1)
+ Watch Lady Gaga’s “An ARTPOP Film.” The short features a montage of Gaga in various outfits (as well as lack of outfits) she’s worn in past ARTPOP promos. “This album’s a celebration. My pain is exploding in electronic music. It’s heavy, but after I listen to it, I feel lighter,” she says in the clip. (MTV News)
+ The American Music Awards air on Sunday, and more artists have been added to the performance lineup. Christina Aguilera and A Great Big World will duet on “Say Something,” and Ariana Grande will sing a two-song melody. (Billboard)
+ On Wednesday, Loretta Lynn received the Presidential Medal Of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. “Her first guitar cost $17 and with it the coal miner’s daughter gave voice to a generation, singing what no one wanted to talk about and saying what no one wanted to think about,” said President Obama during the ceremony. (Billboard)
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