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Community’s Donald Glover Lands New Series Based on Atlanta Music Scene

Comedian Donald Glover may be leaving Community, but his next gig isn’t too far away. The actor and comedian has just signed on to write, executive produce and star in a half-hour comedy that is currently in development with FX. Set around the comedian’s home town and its music scene, Glover’s new project is tentatively titled Atlanta, which isn’t surprising given the comedian’s active music career as hip-hop artist Childish Gambino.

While several networks were reportedly interested in the project, Glover was ultimately attracted to FX’s willingness to accommodate his busy hip-hop touring schedule. Glover will appear …

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WATCH: Rihanna Performs “Diamonds” & “Stay” On ‘Saturday Night Live’

Rihanna stopped by the set of Saturday Night Live last night and graced the world with performances of two songs off her forthcoming album, Unapologetic. The morning after has arrived, so now the rest of us can enjoy those same performances without the need to stay in front of the television into the early hours of Sunday thanks to the power of the internet. Click through the “Read more” link below to enjoy Riri’s live rendition of “Diamonds,” as well as the debut of “Stay.”

Unapologetic hits stores later this month.…

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WATCH: Cassadee Pope Performs “My Happy Ending” On The Voice

Former Hey Monday frontwoman Cassadee Pope is still battling away on NBC’s The Voice and tonight she performed a killer rendition of Avril Lavigne’s top 40 hit, “My Happy Ending.” Our television sets are still cooling from the way her vocals heated things up, but you can already view the performance online by click through the “Read more” link below.

Television is something I love at a distance, but on behalf of the entire UTG staff I encourage you to support Cassadee Pope throughout the remaining rounds of The Voice.

Who is your favorite? Comment below and let us …

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STREAM: Cassadee Pope Covers Natalie Imbruglia’s “Torn” For “The Voice”

Former Hey Monday frontwoman Cassadee Pope is amongst the latest contestants on NBC’s hit music-related reality show, The Voice. Earlier tonight, Cassadee busted out a performance of Natalie Imbruglia’s classic pop hit “Torn,” and the social networks quickly lit up with fan praise. The show only recently went off the air, but already a studio version of the cover has been made available. You can stream the performance after the jump.…

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Juliet Simms Covers Aerosmith’s “Cryin’” On The Voice

Juliet Simms (Automatic Loveletter) gave an incredible performance of Aerosmith’s hit “Cryin’” and can be viewed by simply heading through the jump.

The talented singer is trying to secure her place in NBC’s show The Voice and her skill set put her above and beyond the other competitors. Her range and vocal control is truly unmatched.

Please watch Juliet’s fantastic performance by clicking past and tell us if she is your pick too win the entire show. …

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STREAM: Juliet Simms – Oh! Darling (The Voice Performance)

Automatic Loveletter’s Juliet Simms performed on NBC’s The Voice last night and UTG has the HQ audio.

Released onto iTunes shortly after her initial appearance, Juliet’s performance of “Oh! Darling” is one that is sure to win hearts of reality show fans across the country. Simms has long been a staple of the alternative music scene and performances like this will definitely find her welcome in many more musical arenas soon enough. Click past the jump to stream “Oh! Darling.”

UTG has never been a site to follow reality television, but given Juliet’s long history on the site we definitely …

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WATCH: Katy Perry Impersonates Her Husband & Fails At Being Funny In New SNL Teasers

Katy Perry may hold the record for most number one singles off an album, but that still does not make her funny and her latest SNL promos showcase that better than our text ever could.

As is customary with all Saturday Night Live hosts, Perry has recorded a series of commercials to promote her forthcoming appearance and UTG has received the footage. Through many attempts at humor, including a half-assed impersonation of Russell Brand, Perry does her best to come across as funny but ultimately falls flatter than her husband’s attempt at remaking Arthur. You can view the fail …

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WATCH: The Muppets On SNL

Jason Segel was the celebrity host of Saturday Night Live this week and brought along his latest costars for the show.

Assisting in two skits, including the opening monologue, Segel was joined by the one and only Muppets. Songs, jokes, and on-the-nose humor as only The Muppets can do. You can view both sketches after the jump.

We have said it before and will say it a few more times before Wednesday, but The Muppets opens in theaters on November 23. If you are not already planning on going, cancel whatever you think is better and commit yourself to hanging …

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Gym Class Heroes On The Tonight Show

Gym Class Heroes will be performing on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. They will most likely be performing a new song from their latest release, The Papercut Chronicles II.

The show airs tonight at 11:35/10:35c on NBC so be sure to check it out!…

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Cobra Starship perform on America’s Got Talent

Last night on America’s Got Talent on NBC, Cobra Starship performed their new single, “You Make Me Feel…” ft Sabi.

The song comes off the band’s new album, Night Shades.

Check out the performance after the jump. Let us know what you think in the comments. …

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Stream The First New Ben Folds Five Song In 10 Years

NBC is currently ramping up the promotional efforts for Sing-Off, their latest attempt at battling American Idol, by highlighting the careers of the shows judges. One of them, Ben Folds, is currently being featured on NBC’s website alongside a song said to be the first new Ben Fold’s Five song in 10 years.

You can stream the song, entitled “Home,” right here.

The song is said to be off Folds’ upcoming retrospective release, but the question remains as to just how “new” this song actually is. Further, does it mean we can expect more? We’ll do what …

Juliet Simms to appear on season 2 of The Voice

According to the Twitter account of Juliet Simms (Automatic Loveletter), the singer will be featured on Season 2 of the popular televised music competition The Voice.

Today Juliet tweeted the following:

Haha just found out I’m gonna be on The Voice..wonder if they’ll let me cover Automatic Loveletter?

Last season, Dia Frampton (Meg & Dia) placed second in the competition. Is this ok? Should profiting recording artists be able to compete on television talent competitions? Let us know in the comments.…