Iggy Azalea

Nov
23
Iggy Azalea Performs ‘Fancy’ and ‘Beg for It’ at AMAs

Iggy Azalea

After winning her first award of the evening for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album, Iggy Azalea took the stage to perform her No. 1 single “Fancy” at Sunday’s American Music Awards. The blonde bombshell rocked a black tie and metallic blazer while holding a mock press conference with paparazzi and an appearance from Charli XCX.

She then changed into a leotard and sneakers and got physical while dancing to “Beg for It” off her new album Reclassified, which drops Monday.

Watch I-G-G-Y bring her all to the AMAs.

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Nov
23
Iggy Azalea Wins Favorite Hip-Hop Album at AMAs

Iggy Azalea and T.I.

It was a triumphant night for Iggy Azalea, who won her first award ever at the 2014 American Music Awards on Sunday. The Aussie rap sensation, who led the pack with six nominations, beat out Drake and Eminem and took home the prize for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album for her debut The New Classic. She brought up her mentor T.I. while accepting the award from Jamie Foxx.

“This award is the first award I’ve ever won in my entire life, and it means so much to me that it’s for best hip-hop because that’s what inspired me to move to America and pursue my dreams and it’s what helped me when I was a teenager to escape and to get through my life and to better times,” said Iggy.

“It means so much that I can stand here against Eminem and Drake and come out with this. It’s amazing and thank you so much to T.I. for believing in me and to all my fans.”

Following her win, Twitter erupted with comments, some praising Iggy while others weren’t as kind.

“Define a hip-hop album,” tweeted Timbaland’s rap protégée Tink.

Iggy celebrated her win by hitting the stage with Charli XCX to perform “Fancy” and “Beg for It” off her new album Reclassified.

UPDATE: Iggy also took home the award for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist against Drake and Eminem.

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Nov
20
Eminem Disses Iggy Azalea on ‘SHADYXV’ Track, Iggy Fires Back

Eminem and Iggy Azalea

Shady’s back at it. Eminem has dissed everyone from Britney Spears to Kim Kardashian, and now Iggy Azalea is his latest victim.

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Nov
17
New Music: Iggy Azalea f/ Jennifer Hudson – ‘Trouble’ [Snippet]

Jennifer Hudson and Iggy Azalea

Here comes “Trouble.” After teaming up on the Pharrell-produced “He Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere” for Jennifer Hudson’s album JHUD, Iggy Azalea reconnects with the Oscar winner for her album Reclassified. Over a bouncy piano instrumental, the blonde bombshell raps about a bad boy (“A little trouble only makes for a good time”), while JHUD supplies the soulful hook.

In one week, Iggy will release Reclassified featuring five new tracks in addition to seven songs from The New Classic.

Get a taste of “Trouble” below.

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Nov
14
New Music: Iggy Azalea f/ Ellie Goulding – ‘Heavy Crown’ [Snippet]

Reclassified

After giving us a taste of “We in This Bitch,” Iggy Azalea teases another cut off her Reclassified album. The Aussie rapper teams with British pop sensation Ellie Goulding on “Heavy Crown,” which she previously debuted in the action-packed trailer for Kingsman: The Secret Service.

I-G-G-Y declares herself the “captain of the cruise ship” and tells her critics to take a seat. “So keep it cute, chick, and don’t be hatin’ on the new chick,” she raps.

Reclassified also features her hits “Fancy” and “Black Widow,” plus “Trouble” featuring Jennifer Hudson.

Listen to 50 seconds of “Heavy Crown” below.

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Nov
13
New Music: Iggy Azalea – ‘We in This Bitch’ [Snippet]

Reclassified

As she gears up for the release of Reclassified on November 24, Iggy Azalea gives us a 30-second snippet of the album’s first track “We in This Bitch.” The blonde bombshell demands respect (“Ridin’ dick won’t get me nowhere, I ain’t that type of chick”) as she goes about her business.

“Now we in this bitch, what’s a world with no I-G-G in this bitch?” raps a confident Iggy.

In addition to seven songs from debut The New Classic, Reclassified features five new tracks including collaborations with Jennifer Hudson, Ellie Goulding, and Mø, who appears on the single “Beg for It.”

Iggy, who leads the AMA nominations, will perform at the show in L.A. on November 23.

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Nov
1
Halloween 2014: Rihanna, Beyoncé, Jay Z, Nicki Minaj, Iggy Azalea, Chris Brown, Kendrick Lamar, & Jhené Aiko

Rihanna

Some of your favorite stars got in the Halloween spirit and dressed up while partying across the country. The costumes ranged from the scary (Tyga) to silly (Iggy Azalea) to sexy (Nicki Minaj), and everything in between.

After dressing up as Janet Jackson the day before, Beyoncé transformed into Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, while Jay Z went as famed artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.

Rihanna and her gang of girls traded last year’s zombie chola costumes for something mean and green. She was Raphael while roaming the streets of New York with the rest of her Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Following her beef with Snoop Dogg, Iggy Azalea showed that she can laugh at herself, dressing as one of the characters from White Chicks while partying with J.Lo and Demi Lovato. “Bye haterzzzzz,” said Iggy.

Nicki Minaj got naughty, wearing a red bra and panties while biting into an apple. “And here I am going as the BAD TEACHER taking a bite out of the apple that the teacher’s pet gave me #ThotShitOnFleek,” she said.

Justin Bieber did the Shmoney Dance as a Power Ranger and Jhené Aiko had multiple costumes including Rainbow Brite and Pikachu.

There were plenty of couples costumes as well. Chris Brown and Karrueche went as Danny and Sandy from Grease, Bow Wow and his fiancée Erica Mena were zombies, and Ludacris and Eudoxie were supervillains Bane and Catwoman.

Kim Kardashian showed her love for fashion by dressing as Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, while her daughter North West was contributing editor André Leon Talley. Earlier in the day, North ran through the house in a skunk costume.

Fabolous and his family were creepy and kooky as the Addams Family, Kendrick Lamar channeled Jesus in the Bermuda Triangle, and Jermaine Dupri reigned over Vegas as the Pope.

From Mariah Carey as Mrs. Claus to Rita Ora as Barbie, check out a gallery of 40 celebrity costumes below.

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