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MTV VMAs 2015: Five things you probably missed on the red carpet
Nile Rodgers is honored as icon at BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

You can't really say your music has touched virtually every genre known to man, unless you’re Nile Rodgers.

From Madonna (“Like a Virgin”) to David Bowie (“Let’s Dance”), Diana Ross (“diana”) to Sister Sledge (“We Are Family”), Rodgers has worked with countless acts on their chart-topping music — most recently with Daft Punk, Sam Smith and Avicii.

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VMA exclusive: MTV hosts mini-festival on streets of L.A. during Video Music Awards

When the MTV Video Music Awards are broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, a handful of the shows will be taking place off campus, blocks away from the awards show's L.A. Live location.

Telecast performances from Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Pharrell and Demi Lovato will happen on a remote stage erected in front of the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles’ historic Broadway Theater District.

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VMAs 2015: What time are the MTV Video Music Awards?

It's no secret the MTV Video Music Awards are in love with their own bombastic sense of drama. 

The 2015 VMAs will air Sunday at 9 p.m. on MTV, with a pre-show beginning at 8 p.m.

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Justin Bieber's 'What Do You Mean?': He's going to headline Electric Daisy Carnival, isn't he?

It's official: Justin Bieber has gone EDM.

After much hype on social media, the pop singer released a song online Friday morning, one that deepens the flirtation with dance music he began this summer with "Where Are U Now," his hit collaboration with Diplo and Skrillex.

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