WATCH: LP Talks Stage Fright & New Album at ACL

LP is one of many performers on the roster this weekend for Austin City Limits Music Festival. Before she took the stage on Friday, she talked to us about overcoming nerves, songwriting and what she's working on for her upcoming album.

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WATCH: The Weeknd Releases 'Trilogy' Teaser For Upcoming Album

The Weeknd released a new teaser video late Tuesday for his upcoming proper debut Trilogy. Comprised of new and previously-released tracks, the project marks his official release on a major label. The teaser, which can be seen below, includes little visually but it does feature a clip of one new track from the album.

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WATCH: Ben Howard Performs 'Only Love' on 'Jimmy Kimmel'

English music sensation Ben Howard's star continues to rise. Currently on a sold out tour, the 25-year-old musician stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday night to perform his latest single "Only Love." He will play The Fillmore in San Francisco on Tuesday and the Austin City Limits Music Festival this weekend.

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WATCH: Beyoncé Joins Jay-Z Onstage at Barclays

Turns out Jay-Z landed Beyoncé as his surprise guest for his final show at Barclays on Saturday night. As we previously reported, Queen Bey joined her rapper husband for two songs about midway through his stint. After performing "Diva" solo, the R&B singer moved on to "Crazy in Love," with Jay spitting verses. At the conclusion of the song, she dropped the mic, then walked off.

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WATCH: Walk The Moon's Music Video For 'Tightrope'

Just in time for the weekend, Walk The Moon has premiered their latest music video, this one for the band's single "Tightrope." Celebrate Friday with this interesting clip which finds the guys of the band taken "captive" by costumed children and trapped in a raging "fire."

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PREVIEW: MTV's 'Underemployed'; Charlie Weber Revealed

Editor's Note: This story originally appeared in the October issue of Variance.

As the American economy appears to be at a standstill, Generation Y has been particularly affected. With unemployment rates in August climbing in 26 states, those graduating from college are realizing that a bachelor’s degree doesn’t guarantee a job, and many of them are finding themselves lowering their expectations and settling for less as they enter the “real world.”

Enter MTV. The network formerly known as Music Television recently announced it’s trading in the cast of Jersey Shore to make room for some programming that hits a little closer to home. Underemployed follows a group of recent grads as they confront a harsh reality of selling donuts and bartending in order to make ends meet. Not exactly the “gym, tan, laundry” that has made the network must-see TV in the past.

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WATCH: Ed Sheeran Covers Britney Spears' 'Baby One More Time'

It appears Ed Sheeran has a thing for blonde pop stars. First his collaboration with Taylor Swift off her upcoming album Red, and now this little video of the British musician covering Britney Spears' hit "...Baby More More Time." Even if you don't like the original, Sheeran's acoustic version could easily pass for one of his own signature songs.

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WATCH: Ellie Goulding's Video For 'I Know You Care'

Ellie Goulding has released a brand new video for her track "I Know You Care," which is off her upcoming album, Halcyon. The song is included in the soundtrack for the new Warner Bros. film, Now Is Good, which stars Dakota Fanning and Jeremy Irvine. The music video blends clips of the new film with scenes of Goulding singing.

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