10:03 AM EDT 08/04/2016
Weird Al Yankovic
Originally posted 08/02/2016 06:05PM
Weird Al Yankovic, the undisputed king of song parodies who has been spoofing radio hits since he was a teenager, usually has artists tell him they're honored by his renditions.
Originally posted 08/11/2015 12:35PM
[YOUTUBE "cpGbzYlnz7c"] Coolio's 1995 track "Gangsta's Paradise" wasn't just a hit rap song; it was a crossover success that resonated with listeners across the board. It went on to become one of the top hits of 1995, and it was 20 years ago this week that the single first dropped.
Originally posted 03/09/2015 11:25AM
You don't generally go to "Weird Al" Yankovic for touching moments. But the singer delivered Sunday night at Comedy Central's "Night of Too Many Stars" autism benefit, performing a rendition of his "Lola" parody, "Yoda," with 13-year-old pianist and singer Jodi DiPiazza.
Originally posted 02/11/2015 01:25PM
If you're a musician coming off one of your most successful years yet, how might you go about promoting your upcoming world tour?
Originally posted 02/08/2015 05:00PM
Mandatory Fun by "Weird Al" Yankovic won the Grammy for best comedy album Sunday.
Originally posted 12/03/2014 12:45PM
Warning: You can't un-see this!
Originally posted 08/25/2014 10:15PM
The "Weird Al" Yankovic resurgence continues.
Originally posted 08/19/2014 09:15AM
For so many stars, hearing Don Pardo say their name meant they'd arrived.
Originally posted 08/01/2014 01:45PM
Weird Al's No. 1 album has revived a debate on the proper use of language
Originally posted 07/18/2014 01:55PM
Pharrell and Iggy Azalea. He also records wacky songs that parody entire genres, as is the case with "Sports Song," the latest music video from Yankovic's Mandatory Fun, which takes aim at the underappreciated genre of college fight songs.
With the help of a marching band, Yankovic spells out in exhaustive detail exactly why his team is going to win and your team is going to lose.
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