Music Roundup Of The Week: Lady Gaga To Perform At VMAs, Mick Jagger Turns 70

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Fatimah Mazhar
The latest celebrity and entertainment headlines including Lady Gaga will premiere new single at MTV VMAs, Mick Jagger turns 70 and Tuvan throat singer dies.

The latest celebrity and entertainment headlines including Lady Gaga will premiere new single at MTV VMAs, Mick Jagger turns 70 and Tuvan throat singer dies.

Lady Gaga is the first performer to be announced for the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards, slated for August 25 in New York. The pop superstar will perform the first, as-yet untitled single off her forthcoming album ARTPOP. The performance marks Gaga's first since undergoing hip surgery earlier this year.

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger has a reason to celebrate - he is turning 70 on July 26. The milestone birthday comes just weeks after the band completed their "50 And Counting" tour. To add to that, he is also celebrating four Emmy nominations. The HBO documentary on the band, "Crossfire Hurricane" nabbed four nods, including one for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special.

Kongar-ol Ondar, a Tuvan throat singer instrumental in popularizing his musical tradition with Western audiences has died. The singer passed away on Thursday (July 25) after undergoing emergency surgery to treat a brain hemorrhage. He was 51.

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