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Taylor Swift, Katy Perry Make Cameos in Opening Segment of MTV Movie Awards

By ABC News Radio

Image courtesy MTVTaylor Swift was all over TV this weekend. One night after she popped up on Saturday Night Live, she made an appearance Sunday night in the opening sketch of the MTV Movie Awards.

In the taped segment, host Conan O’Brien vowed to get 50 celebrities to make cameos in the show’s open. Taylor Swift was one of the stars with whom he briefly interacted. The scene featured Taylor and Conan soaking their nails.

Taylor was hoping to spend as little time with Conan as possible, but he suggested that they could “maybe hang for the day.”

Later in the clip, Katy Perry is seen overpowering Conan in arm wrestling.

There were a couple of pop musicians who won awards, though not during the MTV broadcast. The Backstreet Boys earned the prize for best musical moment, for their role in This Is The End. Rihanna won the award for best cameo, for appearing in the same movie.

Rihanna teamed up with Eminem during the show for a live performance of their hit, “The Monster” In addition, Zedd and Ellie Goulding performed their Divergent songs “Find You” and “Beating Heart.”

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Mariah Carey Trying to Come Up with New Album Title That Reflects Her "Journey"

By Andrea Dresdale

ABC/Donna SvennevikMariah Carey‘s forthcoming new album has had a variety of different release dates over the past two years, and now that one is definite — May 6 — the diva has to tackle the next issue: a title for the disc.

Last year, Mariah announced that her album would be called The Art of Letting Go, and released a song by that name. But now, that title is off the table, though she hasn’t come up with a new one yet. “I really need to sit here and think about the journey the album takes you through,” she tells MTV. “Because it is truly a journey, and there’s a lot of different emotions that are very, very real.”

Indeed, a lot has happened in Mariah’s life since her last studio album back in 2009, including the birth of her twins, her judging stint on American Idol and her roles in such movies as Precious and The Butler. That’s why, she says, she kept on pushing back the disc’s release.

“It was just something where I felt like, ‘I’m not ready,'” Mariah explains to MTV. “I …read more

From: Adult Contemporary Music News From ABC

This Is What New Teen Birth Control Looks Like

The story of Abraham, who was 16 when she became pregnant and the star of the MTV show “16 and Pregnant,” actually may have served as a cautionary one, according to new research.

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Lady Washington helps Macklemore win at MTV Video Music Awards

Lady Washington appears in several places in the music video. Working with the Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority, the production team shot the video for “Can’t Hold Us” while the vessel was in Ventura, Calif., and Oakland, Calif. this year. As of today, “Can’t Hold Us” has been viewed more than 80 million times. The single “Can’t Hold Us” reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart earlier in 2013.

Macklemore is known for his dedication to raising awareness of the needs of at-risk youth, such as his work with Youth Ambassadors in Seattle.