Katy Perry wore a cheese on her head. Nicki Minaj wore a SARS mask. Lady Gaga, not content to choose her fashions from a meat locker, well, she underwent a sex change.
The dog days are indeed over for Florence and the Machine. Her much-heralded performance at the MTV Video Music Awards has helped give the 24-year-old singer-songwriter her first Billboard top 30 hit single.
The ceremony itself was a snooze, the performances were mostly uninspired, and Chelsea Handler was a flat, laugh-free bust as the host. (Her failure only reinforced my opinion that Russell Brand should host every year.
Florence and the Machine‘s four MTV VMA nominations were a pleasant surprise last month, and we were even more pleased to learn that she’d be performing her eccentric single, “Dog Days Are Over,” on …
Congratulations to my girl Florence and the Machine, who racked up four MTV VMA nominations today. That’s nine shy of the record 13 nominations that Lady Gaga received.