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There's been a lot of speculation today as to why Nicki Minaj postponed the release of her new single "Anaconda," but most of it doesn't make much sense.

After all, Minaj garnered a huge amount of online buzz when the "Anaconda" cover art was released last week. Nicki's booty-ful pose caused such a stir online that the "Anaconda" memes still show no sign of stopping:

The Original
The booty that launched a thousand memes.

What could possibly stop her from capitalizing on that sort of free publicity? Surely, it doesn't have anything to do with Nicki doing cameo voice work for the Cartoon Network show Steven Universe as some sources have suggested.

No, we're guessing only one thing would stop Nicki from sticking with her original agenda: a challenge from a formidable rap rival who could conceivably embarrass Nicki by outselling her without a fraction of the press and promotions enjoyed by "Anaconda."

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Nicki Minaj took to Instagram over the weekend to reveal some good news and some bad news.

First, the good: Check out the singer's bikini body! Minaj showed it off in a new revealing photo on her social media account.

Nicki Minaj Bikini Pic

Now, the bad: accompanying this image was an announcement that the release of her next single, "Anaconda," has been delayed a week.

"My darlingz, I've pushed the release of Anaconda to next week, Monday 8/4," Nicki wrote. "I promise you will understand why before the week is out. Loveeeeeeee uuuuuu."

Minaj made headlines a few days ago when she unveiled Anaconda single art that depicted her popping booty in a G-string.

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Kelly Osbourne played host. Orange is the New Black cleaned up. And the British conquered the music industry.

For one night, at least.

Elsewhere, Vanessa Hudgens won the unique Trendsetter Award and Justin Bieber won Champ of Charity Award for his work with Make-A-Wish foundation

Indeed, The CW will air the 16th annual Young Hollywood Awards tonight, but if you wish to be spoiled and learn who took home the hardware during last night's taping, just scroll down and prepare to react...

Ian wins

Fan Favorite Actor - Male: Ansel Elgort

Fan Favorite Actor - Female: Chloe Grace Moretz

Coolest Crossover Artist: Nick Jonas

Breakthrough Actor: Dylan O'Brien

Breakthrough Actress: Danielle Brooks

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Aussie rapper Iggy Azalea seemed to come out of nowhere this summer with two chart-topping hits in "Problem" and "Fancy."

Iggy's rapid ascent has caused onlookers to cry foul, understandably confused with the way Azalea went from virtual unknown to hottest rapper in the game seemingly overnight.

Some artists, such as Nicki Minaj, have claimed that Iggy's success is evidence of racism within the recording industry.

Nicki and several others in the world of hip hop have gone so far as to suggest that Iggy doesn't write her own rhymes. Some have even taken the accusation a step further, claiming that they know the identity of the ghostwriter behind Iggy's hits:

Iggy provided a guest verse on "No Mediocre," a track from the rap veteran T.I.'s ninth studio album, and it's been rumored that their collaboration didn't end there. 

Recently, T.I. addressed rumors that he's the lyrical genius behind Iggy's meteoric rise:

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Justin Bieber is back, folks!

Back to possibly acting like lying douchebag by pretending he needed a wheelchair in order to cut lines at Disneyland? Sadly, yes.

But also back to making music!!!

The artist stunned fans in the best possible way last night by releasing a multitude of new song clips on Instagram; each is 15 second in length and each features never-before-heard tracks by The Biebs.

Bieber revealed nothing about the singles except to Tweet that he had a “great night in the studio.”

Sit back, enjoy Bieber's new songs and let's all hope they're leading to a new album in the near future:

See, Justin? Isn't it better to release fresh music than to party loudly and smoke marijuana with your friends?

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Beauty has no expiration date.

So the screen reads prior to the official music video for “Come Get It Bae,” Pharrell’s follow-up to the smash “Happy” that finds Williams playing cinematographer in a studio filled with various women.

As the track plays, each woman does her own dance in front of the camera... and one of those women is Miley Cyrus!

"Come Get It Bae” is the third single to come out off Pharrell’s smash hit album "G I R L." It currently sits at number-56 on the Billboard Hot 10.

Miley, meanwhile, goes back on her Bangerz tour at the beginning of next month. She'll perform in New York City on August 1 because, no, Miley Cyrus is not dead.

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Weird Al Yankovic has enjoyed a long and storied career, with nearly four decades of parodying popular chart-toppers.

Now, the beloved comic is breathing the same rarefied air as the artists he lampoons, as his 14th studio album, Mandatory Fun has officially debuted at number one!

Weird Al: Mandatory Fun Cover

Given the hilarious nature of the lyrics and the ingenious marketing strategy of having Al release a song a day online for eight straight days, it's no surprise that the album is Yankovic's most popular to date.

At 54, the spoof artist still has his finger on the pulse of popular music, and he kicked off last week's promotional campaign with the debut of "Tacky," a take on Pharell's omnipresent mega-hit "Happy."

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Why did Justin Bieber use a wheelchair at Disneyland over the weekend?

That question will need to be tabled for a few moments in order for us to ask instead:

What was Justin Bieber recently doing in the studio with Cody Simpson?

Following snapshots taken of the singers while recording, Cody took to UStream last night and announced a “special collaboration project” that will include Bieber.

  • Cody Simpson and Justin Bieber
  • Justin Bieber and Cody Simpson Selfie

This mysterious reveal came a day after Simpson mentioned “big things on the way” while Tweeting about being in the studio until 6 a.m.

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Prepare to squeal in delight, THGers.

One Direction has released the first trailer for One Direction: Where We Are, an upcoming concert film that will hit theaters on October 11.

The movie will feature 75 minutes of concert performances, along with 15 minutes of never-before-seen behind-the-scenes footage and exclusive interviews with these beautiful Brits.

Most of the performances will be taken from the group’s June show at Milan’s San Siro stadium.

How will this concert film stack up against past similar efforts from Justin Bieber and Michael Jackson?

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