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Musicians are forever pushing the envelope, honing their crafts, stretching their limits.

Or they're just trying to get as many #1 hits as possible in order to sell more records and make more money to buy big cribs with multi-car garages and basketball courts in the basement.

To that end, artists frequently collaborate with other artists to experiment with style and sound. Sometimes they cross the genre lines and what results is... unexpected. 

Nearly an entire season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta was dedicated to Kandi Burruss' quest for songwriting credits in Country music and she teamed up with Sara Evans to make it happen.

Some of these collaborations are wildly more successful than others, but when rap meets country or when pop meets metal, it feels weird. So weird it's good.

Here are 11 weird musical collaborations that totally work. Get ready to groove!

Katy Perry and Juicy J - Dark Horse
Academy Award winner Juicy J's inclusion on Katy Perry's "Dark Horse" made the song sure to be a hit instead of a, well, dark horse.

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O-Town has answered the prayers of music fans everywhere.

The group announced this week that it will release an album in August, its first set of new work since 2002's "O2."

And just as O-Town prepares for a comeback, rumors of a One Direction breakup are everywhere today, following a leaked video of members Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson smoking pot.

These contrasting stories serve as the latest reminders that the lives of boy bands can be memorable and long-lasting... or forgetful and fleeting. But always very handsome.

Which groups have stood the test of adorable time? Which do we miss the most? Which did you forget ever existed?

Click through the following gallery and reminisce: Don't you wish some of these singers never went bye, bye, bye?

O-Town
O-Town shocked fans in the best possible way in the spring of 2014: after a 12-year-long hiatus, they announced a new song AND album is on the way! YES!

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First, the bad news: The Jonas Brothers really have broken up.

This beloved band announced its split last month and have since followed up with a heartfelt thank you note to fans.

But now the good news: the siblings have fulfilled their promised and released five previously-recorded studio tracks for fans: “Found,” “What Do I Mean To You,” “Neon,” “Wedding Bells,” and “The World.”

The tracks mark the end of a fun, handsome era... but at least they do it in an enjoyable manner.

Listen to one single above and four more below.

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It's the end of an error era.

Despite telling fans to please bear with them while they get their $hit together, The Jonas Brothers have now made it official: they've broken up.

"It's over for now," Kevin Jonas tells People, while brother Nick adds: "It's really hard to say 'forever.' We're closing a chapter, for sure."

On October 9, The Jonas Brothers canceled their fall tour, just two days prior to it's scheduled start date.

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Very bad news, Jonas Brothers fans:

Just two days prior to the start of their fall tour, these attractive siblings have canceled all concert dates - and spokesman Jesse Derris has made no secret over why:

"There is a deep rift within the band," Derris tells People. "There was a big a disagreement over their music direction."

No other details have been released, except that an argument broke out between Nick, Joe and Kevin this weekend, prompting them to pull the plug on their scheduled 19-date tour.

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Prepare to squeal in delight, ladies. The Jonas Brothers are going back on tour!

Following a jaunt around the nation this summer, Kevin, Joe and Nick announced last night that they'll soon be jetting around the country again come fall.

When might these cute boys be visiting a city near you? Scroll down for upcoming tour dates and take note: tickets go on sale Friday!

The JoBros

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