Countdown To #PrettyGirls: Iggy’s Best Collabs

Photo courtesy of BreatheHeavy.com

Photo courtesy of BreatheHeavy.com

Less than a month from now the world will be graced with the newest single from Britney Spears featuring Iggy Azalea – “Pretty Girls”.

Spears and Azalea were spotted on the set of the song’s new music video in Los Angeles over the weekend.

Working totally 80’s fashions and hairstyles, the two mounted the back of a red convertible as they were driven down Sunset Blvd. singing the song’s lyrics.

This isn’t either of the musicians first time collaborating with another artist. It is, however, the first time Azalea has directed another artist’s video.

Azalea has collaborated with more than a hand full of musicians from Ariana Grande to T.I., so we counted down her top 5 collaborations based on YouTube.com views.

5. “Murder Business” ft. T.I.

Rapper T.I. has been credited with the discovery of Azalea since she first began to strut her way onto the music scene in 2011. The song itself is your run-of-the-mill rap song that has an infectious beat complimented by catchy lyrics. However, what sets this song apart is the video which pokes fun at child beauty pageants and shows such as “Toddlers and Tiaras”.

Total Views: 17,903,229

4. “Beg For It” ft. M0

Though the official video for this song was scrapped due to it “not needing to be done” according to Azalea, the song itself still saw much success on radio airways. The song peaked at No. 3 on the US Hot Dance Club Chart. Azalea brought aboard new artist M0 who delivers the chorus of this track.

Total Views: 23,722,761

3. “Black Widow” ft. Rita Ora

Azalea followed up the massive success of “Fancy” (see below) for another collaboration. This time with British pop singer Rita Ora. The video for the song pays homage to Quentin Tarantino’s film Kill Bill. The two women are dressed in outfits similar to that worn by Uma Thurman in the film and fight in a similar fashion. “Black Widow” peaked at No. 1 on multiple Billboard charts. The song is now one of Azalea’s signature tracks.

Total Views: 273,716,597

2. “Problem” ft Ariana Grande

Okay, so this song isn’t headlined by Azalea herself, but it is no denying that Ariana Grande helped usher Azalea into a  whole new level of super stardom. Her feature on this track helped the song hit No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart and No. 1 on the US Rhythmic Chart. It is no doubt that without Azalea this track would not be the same.

Total Views: 484,518,093

1. “Fancy” ft. Charlie XCX

The breakout hit from Azalea has got to be without a doubt “Fancy”. Until releasing this song, Azalea struggled to find success with her previous singles. However, the song’s dancefloor beats and catchy lyrics paved the way for Azalea’s chart takeover. Not to mention she took advantage of the recent revival of 90’s fashion with the video that perfectly pays homage to the iconic 1995 film Clueless. The song hit No.1 on almost every US Billboard Chart and was named the 2014 “song of the summer” by Rolling Stone Magazine. It is Azalea’s defining song.

Total Views: 519,418,721

Azalea’s latest collaboration with Spears is set to be released on May 5.

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Taylor Swift enlists the help of her famous friends for “Bad Blood” video.

Photo courtesy of TaylorSwift.com

Photo courtesy of TaylorSwift.com

Country queen turned pop sensation Taylor Swift was spotted on the set of her new music video for “Bad Blood” in Los Angeles Sunday morning.

Swift wasn’t the only noticeable face seen strutting about the set.

Cara Delevingne, Zendaya and Paramore’s Hayley Williams were all seen at the video shoot wearing matching white robes alongside Swift.

And the list didn’t stop there. Later on in the day Kendrick Lamar was seen on set as well.

Swift, who’s long list of celebrity besties has included the likes of Selena Gomez and Lorde, is no stranger to rubbing elbows with some of Hollywood’s bright stars.

The starlet recruited Gossip Girl‘s Jessica Szohr for her “22” music video back in her RED era.

The filming of the video comes just on the heels of Swift’s announcement that her mother was diagnosed with cancer.

Looks like she turned to her friends for support.

“Bad Blood” is the fourth video to be made from Swift’s 1989 album following “Shake It Off“, “Blank Space” and “Style“.

Can’t wait to see!

Lady Gaga Joins the cast of American Horror Story: Hotel

Photo courtesy of LadyGaga.com

Photo courtesy of LadyGaga.com

Lady Gaga will be joining the cast of American Horror Story: Hotel singer announced in a twitter video on Wednesday.

The Grammy award-winning pop phenom is set to star in series’ fifth season as a series regular according to a report released by the Hollywood Reporter.

The news comes on the heels of Gaga’s critically praised tribute to The Sound of Music at the 2015 Academy Awards this past Sunday.

Gaga – a.k.a. Stefani Germanotta- is the first confirmed casting of the newest season of the popular FX show.

Writer and producer for the show, Ryan Murphy, said late last year he was looking for a “big star” to fill Jessica Lange‘s spot.

Lange announced in a statement in 2014 that the most recent season American Horror Story: Freakshow would be her last.

Fans have been responding overwhelming positively to the news of Gaga’s casting.

The show is set to premier sometime later this year in October.

Countdown to Vegas: One Week Til Britney!

Photo courtesy of RCA Records.

Photo courtesy of RCA Records.

It was just over a year ago that pop queen and Starbucks enthusiast Briney Spears embarked on her Britney: Piece Of Me Las Vegas residency. Since, the show has received glowing reviews from critics and fans alike. Now, the show continues to steam on as we countdown the days till we see the show for ourselves for the first time on March 4.

In the days leading up to the show AHA!Pop will be featuring a countdown that will highlight the best moments of the icon’s career.

Join us as we celebrate Britney Spears and her wildly successful career.

The countdown will include her most memorable performances, outfits, publicized moments and more.

The countdown will end with a full review and examination of the show from a first person point of view. Follow site admin Alex on Twitter to keep up to date with everything happening the night of the show.

Let the countdown begin!

It’s Britney, Bitch.