Eminem Accepts The Ice Bucket Challenge, Nicki Minaj’s ‘Anaconda’ Is The Most Watched Music Video, And More

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Happy Monday afternoon! Now that you’ve recovered from the VMAs (sort off), take a look at our latest headlines. Guardians of the Galaxy reclaims the top spot at the box office, Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” breaks a record, and the cast of The Voice release a Western themed trailer for season seven. Those stories and more in today’s morning headlines!

1. Eminem and Rihanna accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge during their recent Monster Tour. After accepting the challenge from his mentor Dr. Dre, Eminem passed the baton to Rihanna.  [Idolator]

2. Guardians of the Galaxy, the highest-grossing film of the summer, is once again number one at the box office. Marvel’s superhero adventure earned $17.6 million this weekend ending the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles two-week reign at number one. [Reuters]

3. Nicki Minaj’s viral sensation “Anaconda” has broken the record for most views in 24 hours! “Anaconda” has been viewed 19.6 times in 24 hours, defeating the previous record holder, Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball,” by 7.3 million views. [E Online]

4. What’s the only thing better than a Frozen sing-along? A Frozen sing-along with Kristen Bell! The actress made a surprise appearance at the opening night of the Frozen Sing-Along in Hollywood on Friday night. [EW]

5. The cast of NBC’s The Voice released a Western themed promotional trailer for their forthcoming seventh season premiere. The Voice premieres Monday, Sept. 22 on NBC. [People]


6. Prepare for tonight’s Emmy Awards by revisiting some of the award show’s craziest acceptance speeches. [Huffington Post]


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