Coldplay paid tribute to the late Adam "MCA" Yauch with an odd, mournful cover of The Beastie Boys' exuberant hit "(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party!)."
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The performance took place at Coldplay's show at the Hollywood Bowl on Friday night. Although a cause of death has not been announced, Yauch had been battling cancer since 2009. He was 47.
"Brainy's the new sexy."
Didn't we always know that? But how nice to have it reconfirmed — by none other than Irene Adler (Lara Pulver), the only woman ever known to render the great and arrogant Sherlock Holmes speechless.
Katy Perry leads the MTV Video Awards nominations this year with nine, including Video of the Year and Best Female Video.
Perry will go head to head with Adele, who's up for seven awards, in both categories. Perry's video for "Firework" and Adele's "Rolling in the Deep," will compete against Tyler the Creator's "Yonkers," Bruno Mars' "Grenade," and Beastie Boys' "Make Some Noise" for the big award of the night.
Time to play Spot the Celebrity!
The Beastie Boys has released a trailer for its 30-minute short film, Fight for Your Right — Revisited, and it's a who's-who of star cameos.
Featured in the two-minute clip are Seth Rogen, Danny McBride ...