Archives: August 2012

by (@lizburrito)

Style Expert Okera Banks Breaks Down Her Favorite Looks Of The Night At The 2012 Do Something! Awards

Okera Banks Best Dressed List 2012 Do Something Awards
Style expert Okera Banks has dressed a number of A-list celebrities during her career (LisaRaye McCoy and Mary J. Blige to name a couple), so we trust her judgment completely when she tells us someone looks good. That’s why we enlisted her to help us pick out some of the most fashion-forward, well-dressed celebs at the 2012 Do Something! Awards, which air tonight at 9 p.m. ET/PT on VH1. Dozens of celebs walked the blue carpet, but only eight made Okera’s list, so take a look at our gallery below to find out who got it right, according to the expert.

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by (@lizburrito)

Watch A Sneak Peek Of Tonight’s Do Something! Awards Featuring Ben Affleck’s Words Of Wisdom

We’ve already made the list of celebrity Do Something! Awards winners available, so by now you may know that Ben Affleck won the Facebook award for his work with the Eastern Congo Initiative. We have a sneak peek of his acceptance speech which we’d like to share just to get his message out there, because we think it’s a good one. He tells the DSA audience: “Go out there and try to change the world. It is uncertain how much good you will do to the world, but if you try, it is certain that the world will do some good to you.”

To watch Ben’s complete speech and the rest of the awards ceremony, tune in tonight at 9 p.m. ET/PT to VH1.
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by (@lizburrito)

VH1 Storytellers Announces A New Fall Lineup Including Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys, And Pink

Storytellers New Season ALicia Keys, Taylor Swift, Pink
VH1 is excited to announce a very special week of all-new Storytellers episodes this November. This back to back lineup of ladies features Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys, and Pink, with new episodes starting on Sunday, November 11. For more information about the shows and the schedule, we’ve got the hot off the presses info below.


“VH1 STORYTELLERS” RETURNS WITH AN ALL NEW LINE-UP
OF TOP FEMALE SINGER/SONGWRITERS

FEATURED ARTISTS INCLUDE TAYLOR SWIFT, ALICIA KEYS AND P!NK

New Episodes Air Beginning Sunday, November 11 on VH1
And Online at Storytellers.VH1.com

Santa Monica, CA, August 21, 2012 – VH1 has announced the newest artist lineup of its critically-acclaimed original music franchise “VH1 Storytellers.” This season will continue to deliver intimate stories and live performances from some of the most popular and influential artists of our time. VH1 is crossing genres by recognizing three of the most celebrated and successful musical talents in rock, r and b, and country music. Featured artists will include Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum artists Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys and P!nk. The new season premieres Sunday, November 11 at 11pm ET/PT on VH1. Read more…

by (@lizburrito)

The Guys Of New Girl Are So Excited About The Do Something! Awards Nominees That They Busted Out Their Boston Accents For Us

When VH1 News’ Kate Spencer met the guys from New Girl to discuss the hosting duties at the Do Something! Awards, the guys seemed pretty excited about the list of nominees. And when Ben Affleck‘s name came up? Forget about it. The interview devolved into a Massachusetts accent-off. As a Boston native, I think Max Greenfield and Jake Johnson both need a little work, but as Good Will Hunting proved, if you add “How do you like them apples?” to the end of a conversation, you can pull it off.

Watch the guys as they host the Do Something! Awards Tuesday, August 21 at 9 p.m. right here on VH1.
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by (@lizburrito)

The Gallery You Never Knew You Needed: A Look At Every One Of K.Michelle’s Hairstyles On Love And Hip Hop: Atlanta

K Michelle's Hair Throughout The Season Of Love And Hip Hop Atlanta

Over the course of ten episodes this season on Love And Hip Hop: Atlanta, one thing that viewers (and parody animators) have noticed is just how frequently K.Michelle changes her hairstyle. In nearly every scene she’s featured in, she has a new look, and while she’s repeated a couple of them throughout the season, we’re still impressed by her commitment to changing it up. We counted twenty five different looks that she rocked from beginning to end (not including her reunion hair which will make style #26), and we have them all for you. Check them out in our gif above and our gallery below.

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Love And Hip Hop: Atlanta – Season Finale – “I’m Done”

It’s been a wild ride with bumps and curves on this season’s Love and Hip Hop Atlanta. On tonight’s finale the cast searched for closure in order to move on to the next chapter of their lives.

Erica‘s settling into her new house and calls Scrappy over to tell him they’re better off just being cool and co-parenting their daughter. “As far as trust and loyalty, I can’t get that from you,” said Erica. Scrappy admits that he was wild in his younger days, but apologizes for anything he’s done that has hurt her. “That’s just something I wanted, a family unit,” says Scrappy. At least they’re on the same page now that they’ve decided just to be friends. Read more…

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Get A Free MP3 Of Tinashe’s “Boss” (As Featured On VH1′s Single Ladies)

Single Ladies Tinashe Boss MP3

Tonight’s episode of Single Ladies features an extremely saucy scene in which Raquel (Denise Vasi) has a fantasy about having sex with Antonio (William Levy). We’ve had the song that appears in the scene, Tinashe’s “Boss,” playing on endless repeat in our offices for a few weeks now, and we wanted to take this opportunity to share it with you.

Tinashe just got signed to RCA Records, but as we wait for her major label debut to drop, we wanted to share a free MP3 of “Boss” —which first appeared on her mixtape, In Case We Die— with you now! But before we do, here’s an exclusive message from Tinashe herself to all you Single Ladies fans out there…

And now, without further ado, here’s your free download of “Boss”:

DOWNLOAD: Tinashe – “Boss” (MP3)

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Love And Hip Hop: Atlanta Poll: Will Benzino Propose To Karlie Tonight?

Will Benzino Propose To Karlie on Love And Hip Hop Atlanta

He gave her the key to his home. She called him the missing piece to her puzzle. But it hasn’t been all puppies and roses and breakfast in bed between Karlie and Benzino on Love And Hip Hop: Atlanta this season. Even though it seems like the pair was joined at the hip and instantly in love withing five seconds of meeting, Benzino’s been worried that Karlie only focuses on her career, and Karlie worries that his temper might flare too often. Only thing is, that he already bought her an engagement ring. With only one episode of Love And Hip Hop to go before the season ends, what do you think is going to happen? Will he give her the ring? And if so, will Karlie accept? Take our poll, and after the jump, check out our very special supercut of the best VH1 proposals of all time. Will Karlie and Zino be on this list after tonight??

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