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Rick Ross Suing LMFAO Over “Party Rock Anthem” Lyrics

Rick Ross and Redfoo of LMFAO

Rick Ross is suing LMFAO over some of their "Party Rock Anthem" lyrics.

The 37-year-old rapper has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the electropop duo after claiming the pair's use of phrase "everyday I'm shuffling" in the 2010 chart-topper is too similar to the phrase "everyday I'm hustlin,'" which was on his 2006 hit "Hustlin." He alleges LMFAO's lyric is an "obvious attempt to capitalize on the fame and success of 'Hustlin'" and is "performed in a manner to sound like" Ross' own.

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Eminem to Appear at MTV EMAs

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Awards, Performances, Hip-Hop & Rap,

EminemEminem will be appearing at the MTV Europe Music Awards tomorrow.

The rapper has been confirmed to attend the awards ceremony held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where he is due to be presented with the Global Icon Award. The "Lose Yourself" hitmaker - who is also rumored to be performing - follows in the footsteps of music legends including Bon Jovi, Queen and Whitney Houston. "A lot of thought goes into who could possibly be appropriate. This man, has sold over 80 million records. I think everyone agrees, Eminem is one of the most creative and unique artists of our time," said Bruce Gilmer from MTV.

Acts already confirmed to take to the stage include Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke, Katy Perry and Kings of Leon.

Meanwhile, this year's EMAs host Red Foo from LMFAO has been getting to know host city Amsterdam ahead of tomorrow's show. "Amsterdam is incredible, and the women are incredible here becuase they all ride bikes and they are fit and it is lovely, and the bikes are serious here. You see ones with, like three baby seats on them. And then coffeeshops! I saw Afrojack in one last night and we had some, y'know, coffee," he said.

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LMFAO Split Up

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LMFAOLMFAO have split up. The duo - made up of Redfoo and Sky Blu - have decided to break up after drifting apart and going in different directions.

"I think that we naturally just started hanging with two different sets of people, two different crowds, but we're always family. He'll always be my nephew, I'll always be his uncle. I feel like we've been doing this for so long, five or six years. And we're kind of like saying, well, let's just do what's natural and just kind of explore that, instead of like forcing it all the time," Redfoo said.

Redfoo will now be focusing on his solo material but insists it will still have a LMFAO-feel to it. "All the music that I'm going to make is always going to be LMFAO-ish... I love all the topics that we talk about. I was really passionate about bringing party music to the world, so I will always be making some kind of party music," Redfoo added.

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Adele Leads Billboard Music Award Nominations

AdeleAdele is up for 18 Billboard Music awards.

The "Someone Like You" hitmaker leads the nominations with her huge haul which includes Top Artist, Top Female Artist and Top Billboard 200 Artist while her single "Rolling In The Deep" is a contender in seven song categories.

LMFAO received 17 nominations, while Rihanna - who was nominated in 18 categories last year - made the shortlist for 13 awards. Lady Gaga and Lil Wayne both received nods in 10 different categories and each will compete against Adele, Rihanna and Katy Perry for the prestigious Top Artist prize. Nominees for the Top New Artist gong include Bad Meets Evil, Big Sean, Foster The People, Scotty McCreery and Wiz Khalifa.

The awards - which features many additional categories - celebrate artists who have appeared in the Billboard charts between the end of February 2011 and March this year, with winners determined by album, single and digital sales, touring, streaming and data from social websites such as Facebook and Myspace. The Billboard Music Awards will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 20.

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