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'Weird Al' Yankovic Announces 'Mandatory World Tour' For 2015

Following the surprise success he enjoyed with latest album Mandatory Fun last year, musical comedian “Weird Al” Yankovic is cashing in by announcing plans for a huge international tour in 2015. The ‘Mandatory World Tour’...

Weird Al Can't Believe He's Got A No. 1 Album

Released on the 22nd of July, the album shifted an impressive 104,000 copies in its first week according to figures released by Nielsen SoundScan, but the man behind parody songs including 'Eat It' and 'Amish...

Rule 34 In Action: There Is Now A Porn Parody Of "Weird" Al Yankovic's "Uhf"

It was about time. This week, Weird Al Yancovic made the Billboard Number 1 for the first time in his career with Mandatory Fun, but there was one honor he was still lacking – he...

Accordion-wielding Grammar Geek, Weird Al, Tops Billboard 200. Best Chart Week Ever?

Weird Al Yankovic’s latest parody album Mandatory Fun took Number 1 on the Billboard album chart this week, proving that a devoted fanbase still counts for something. With sharp parodies of hits from the past...

Weird Al Yankovic Went To An Iggy Azalea Concert

Weird Al Yankovic went to an Iggy Azalea concert to ask permission to parody 'Fancy'.The 54-year-old singer wanted permission from the singer to include his spoof song 'Handy' on new album 'Mandatory Fun' but with...

Weird Al Scores First U.s Number 1 With New Album

The album was released only one week ago and sold 103,000 copies to secure the top spot. 'Mandatory Fun' is Weird Al Yankovic's fourteenth studio album, so he will surely be happy his efforts have...

Weird Al Drops Pharrell And Robin Thicke Parodies Ahead Of "Mandatory Fun" Release

Parodies of Pharrell’s Happy may be well past their sell-by date, but good things take time, as Weird Al Yankovic will probably tell you. That’s the one he released this week. Tacky, a take...

'Weird Al' Yankovic Returns With New Album: What We Know So Far

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic is back at it again, but it might just be for the last time in a long time. The master of pop parodies spent the past couple of days hyping up an...

Billy Corgan Blasts Radiohead

Billy Corgan has lashed out at Radiohead. The Smashing Pumpkins frontman has blasted the Oxford band as ''pompous'' and says he is horrified that some people think Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood is more valuable than Deep...

Weird Al Yankovic Back On Tour

Weird Al Yankovic is back in the public spotlight having been on tour this week and also debuting the video for his new track, the Lady Gaga parodying 'Polka Face.'Perhaps the most successful music parody...

Gaga Green-lights Yankovic Spoof

Lady Gaga has stepped in to overrule her management team and sanction Weird Al Yankovic's cover of her hit song Born This Way.Spoof-master Yankovic spoke out earlier this week (beg18Apr11) to reveal Gaga's aides had...

Pixies Headline Benefit To Save Baby

Reformed rockers THE PIXIES are trying to save a baby's life by headlining a Los Angeles benefit with WEIRD AL YANKOVIC and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS star FLEA.The Monkey Gone To Heaven hitmakers have confirmed...

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