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What could be cuter than puppies tucked in white silk sheets, dreaming blissfully? Absolutely nothing.

10 famous puppies you might have seen on Instagram have come together to recreate a visionary rendition of Kanye West's controversial music video, Famous. 

In fact, these adorable puppies have collaborated with organization (RED) to raise funds for the war against AIDS.

They're not um, naked either - they're clothed in the cutest doggy pajamas ever. Dream come true, right? The company that sponsored the pajamas, Bedhead, has contributed over 50,000 days worth of HIV medicines.

Talk about doing good and doing cute.

Now let's dish some hot goss on these famous doggies - starting with the first one, Toast:

Yup, she's got those doe eyes going on. Guess what? Supermodel Karlie Kloss is a fan of supermodel Toast's account.

 

Not forgetting Tuna, the impressive impressionist.

 

Amazingly, these pups have garnered over 70,000 views on their music video already (!) - and you should watch it too:

Photo credit: (RED), Facebook, @toastmeetworld Instagram

It's that time of the year again when we spend hours going through our photo albums and sobbing at the mere thought that the best concerts that happened this year only exist in our memories and can only be accessed through our screens.

Unless someone actually invents a working time machine, we won’t be able to relive those psychedelic concert moments. But for now, we’ll have to make do with some reminiscing.

Immortalizing these special gigs through words and a bunch of pictures is what we're here for. So let’s take a trip down memory lane and look back at some of the best concerts* in 2016 picked by our very own Spin or Bin Music writers!

*Click the images to read our concert reviews!

 

Donwei: "Floor Jansen's impeccable vocals set a whole new benchmark for live shows for me. Nightwish was also my first metal concert so that was a cool experience since the crowd gave off a different vibe from what I was used to. There was this young mum in front of me who was carrying her sleeping son (probably still in kindergarten and idk how he managed to sleep during the concert). When the band started playing 'Storytime', the mum woke him up (cuz apparently that's his fav song) and put him on the floor where he just started jumping and screaming along to the song lol"

 

Donwei: "I've never listened to their music before but soon became a fan after going for their concert. I think it's so easy to underestimate them for their young ages and for the genre that they are categorised in but wow Brad Simpson really does have great stage presence. It also helped that we got to meet them for the interview and that they are total qts!!!"

 

Teejay: "Though The 1975's SG gig wasn't really for a solo tour, seeing my favorite band the second time around at Laneway was beyond surreal. I got to meet fellow 1975-obsessed fans and saw the band's stunning neon-themed visuals for the first time! Also, I saw Ross Macdonald again, which made it even more memorable."

 

Letazia: "They basically took the roof off The Star Theatre with their AMAZING vocals. I know that they are great singers but after watching them LIVE in concert, I can most definitely say that they don't just sing their songs but they PUT ON A SHOW for their fans, making sure that the ticket was worth every cent to watch them SLAY their performances."

 

Letazia: "This girl's vocal range was absolutely INSANE. And to think that she sounded so incredible even though she was not feeling her best. SAY WHAT. Yes, she's a super talented singer-songwriter that is so underrated in this music industry. I think that once you attend a Jessie J concert, there is no denying of all the talented bones in her body. And her interactions with her fans are the cutest!"

 

Donwei: "And also while I wouldn't say that Panic! At The Disco's concert was the BEST, it felt pretty surreal to see Brendon Urie in the flesh after fangirling and being obsessed over him and the band all through my sec school and poly days. Now it feels like I can finally close that chapter haha."

 

Teejay: "Queen and Adam Lambert's set was mind-blowing in so many ways. Hearing songs from my childhood in real life while drowning in my own sweat was one of the most memorable experiences ever. You know the show was good when you caught yourself picturing that exact moment in slow motion while it's happening. Let's also add the fact that there was golden confetti falling down on the crowd while I was exiting the moshpit. It was so memorable that here I am romanticizing the whole gig all over again."

Holmen: "It's been a dream come true to witness one of the most influential rock bands in the world put on a show worthy to be named one of the best ever performances to take place at the Singapore GP ever. Adam Lambert also gave a better vocal performance than his stint at the New Year's Eve show at the Floating Platform this year."

 

Solihin: "There is something truly purifying about being vulnerable against the onslaught of Mother Nature while attempting (still) to make the best of your gloriously muddy festival experience. An event that trumps the infamous "Rainway" of 2010, the sophomore edition of Neon Lights should be praised not only for its continually diverse attractions but also for managing to foster a sense of communion free of irony. Ok but seriously, the vouchers have gotta go, though."

*****

 

Is your favorite concert of 2016 on our list? Share it with us!

 

Photo Credit: LAMC Productions, Alvin Ho for Laneway Festival & Singapore GP Singapore, Cherlynn Lian / Laneway Festival Singapore, Neon Lights, Live Nation Lushington SG (facebook)

2016 has been a year full of love and heartbreak. We break down the most iconic couples of 2016. Are you ready?

 

1.     Zayn Malik & Gigi Hadid

Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid definitely win the most supportive couple award. On several occasions, they have showed their support for each other through social media or turning up at each other’s events. Remember the time when Gigi wore a “lol ur not zayn malik” t-shirt, or when she ran into Zayn’s arms after he picked up the newcomer award at this year’s AMAs?

 

2.     Miley Cyrus & Liam Hemsworth

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have not had the smoothest relationship. The couple first met on the set of The Last Song and they officially stepped out as a couple at the 2010 Oscars. Throughout the years, they have been on and off, even getting engaged! We truly hope that they’ll be together happily ever after now.

 

3.     Ariana Grande & Mac Miller

Rumours surrounding this pair started months before either of them confirmed their relationship. Ariana Grande was on The Ellen DeGeneres Show when she got grilled about her relationship. At the end, she admitted that she was indeed with Mac Miller. Watch the awkward interview here

 

4.     Meghan Trainor & Daryl Sabara

Earlier this year, Meghan Trainor revealed during an interview that she is down to finding love but just haven’t met the right guy yet. Fast forward to October, Meghan and Daryl Sabara officially went public. He has been accompanying her on tour as seen from her Instagram, they even wrote a couple of songs together. Hopefully, we get to hear some of them soon!

 

5.     Gwen Stefani & Blake Shelton

When pop rock meets country, Gwen Stefani first met Blake Shelton when she was added to The Voice’s panel back in 2014. In the middle of 2015, both Gwen and Blake went public with their divorce to formal spouses Miranda Lambert and Gavin Rossdale respectively. It wasn’t until November of 2015 that the couple became official!


Picture Credits: J-14, M-Magazine, meghan_trainor on Instagram, Playbuzz.

If you had US$5,000 lying around, you could have caught Madonna in her latest Tears Of A Clown show, the second since its debut in Melbourne to a crowd of 1,500 people.

The latest iteration of the show, hosted by the Art Basel at Miami Beach's Faena Forum, saw yet another sold-out crowd of 500, who paid prices of up to $150,000 to attend the show and to have a meet-and-greet with the queen herself.

The show was joined by now good friend Ariana Grande, who modelled her popular 'flapper dress' Rebel Heart tour outfit.

However, it was her cover of Britney Spears’ Toxic, coincidentally performed on Britney’s birthday, that stole the show. It was creepy and off-pitch and kind of bad but the point Madonna tried to drive home was definitely there.

Of course, it was all a jab at the toxicity of Presidential-Elect Donald Trump himself. The performance generated enough buzz, although she failed to get a reaction from Britney herself.

Tears Of A Clown 2.0 drew a massive $7.5m in donations, with all proceeds going to Madonna’s Raising Malawi, which helps build schools and hospitals in Malawi. Check out the very exclusive show below!

Photo Credit: E! Online, Ariana’s Instagram

Simply asking for trouble?

The Vamps recently made a visit to BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge to cover Fifth Harmony's single That's My Girl.

We wonder how many "oh boys" were uttered when people first saw the thumbnail of this cover appear on their recommended YouTube page. If you have no idea what we are talking about, welcome to the world of fandoms!

There was basically some exchange of words between The Vamps about the breakup of Brad and Lauren during an interview that left the ladies of Fifth Harmony appalled. Vampettes and Harmonizers quickly came to the defence of each of the bands and let's just say things got ugly.

It's been quite some time since this incident, so naturally the feud died down and everyone had moved forward but The Vamps decided that it would be a great idea to put their very own rock twist to the girl group's pop anthem.

Are they asking for trouble by bringing back the ugly past or are they covering this song to inform everyone that there is no bad blood between the two bands? Or could this be a subliminal message to Lauren for coming out as a bisexual on Billboard recently?

Maybe we are thinking too much into this or are we? Do let us know what you think by leaving us a tweet!

 

Photo Credit: YouTube