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Watch 'Spellwork,' the bewitching new video from Austra -- EXCLUSIVE

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Want to know what happens deep in the woods behind your house when you’re away?

According to “Spellwork,” the witchy new music video from synth-pop trio (and 2011 EW MVP) Austra, some really spooky Canadian stuff.

The song, off the Toronto group’s acclaimed full-length debut Feel It Break, soundtracks an unsettlingly mesmerizing video full of sister wives, black steeds, a red-hooded cult, and some dude wearing a possibly off-brand Guy Fawkes/V for Vendetta mask.

Check it out below, and don’t say we didn’t warn you!

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Nicki Minaj, Florence + the Machine, LMFAO, and more to perform on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve -- EXCLUSIVE

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Where does Dick Clark meet Dog Days with a super-bassed wiggle wiggle wiggle?

Only the final night of 2011 — and Dick Clark, who will ring in his 40th(!) year of hosting Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, assisted by Ryan Seacrest — could bring together alt-pop siren Florence + the Machine, Nicki Minaj, and Speedo’d pop goofballs LMFAO.

Also on the roster for the show, set to air live from 8 p.m. onward on ABC: the Band Perry, blink-182, OneRepublic, Gym Class Heroes, Taio Cruz, Will.i.am, and Christina Perri. Fergie and Jenny McCarthy will cohost, alongside Clark and Seacrest.

Where will you be when the ball drops, readers? Let us know in the comments below.

More on EW.com:
Watch My Chemical Romance perform ‘Every Snowflake Is Different’ on ‘Yo Gabba Gabba': An EW video exclusive!
Shakira Live in Paris: ‘Whenever, Wherever’ — An EW Video Exclusive
George is the Beatle most horrified by Ke$ha

Watch My Chemical Romance perform 'Every Snowflake Is Different (Just Like You)' on 'Yo Gabba Gabba': An EW video exclusive!

If you’re anything like us, you’ve been sick of Christmas music for weeks now. Sure, ’tis the season and all, but you can only take so many renditions of “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” before you have to crank up some Mastodon to wash it all away.

But as My Chemical Romance has proven, there is still room for some new seasonal tunes. The New Jersey band will be appearing on a special episode of psychedelic kids’ show Yo Gabba Gabba!, titled “A Very Awesome Christmas.”

They’ll be performing a tune called “Every Snowflake Is Different (Just Like You),” a bouncy, bombastic little rock tune that wouldn’t have been all that out of place on the band’s woefully underrated 2010 album Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys.

With the band dressed in colorful ski gear, “Every Snowflake Is Different” celebrates uniqueness while also turning up the volume and building a healthy post-emo stomp. You can check out the exclusive video premiere of the band’s performance on the show below. READ FULL STORY

Shakira Live in Paris: 'Whenever, Wherever' -- An EW Video Exclusive

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Perhaps you are familiar with the hips that cannot lie?

They continue to tell truths in Shakira’s upcoming Live from Paris DVD/CD, out today. Watch below, in an exclusive EW clip of her performing her international 2001 smash “Whenever, Wherever,” as they also tell Gay Paree how to do pelvic contortions typically seen only in Cirque du Soleil, and certain Gumby films perhaps not meant for childrens’ eyes: READ FULL STORY

Actor John C. Reilly sings! Hear his Jack White-produced single here -- EXCLUSIVE

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John C. Reilly, best known for his roles in movies ranging from Boogie Nights to Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, is not exactly a stranger to singing.

After all, the man did duet with Jack Black and Will Ferrell at the Academy Awards, earned his own Oscar nod for a bittersweet musical performance in Chicago, and of course, Walked Hard as the star of a fictional biopic on hard-livin’ country star Dewey Cox.

Now though, he’s going full-on legit with the release of two official singles via Third Man Records, the Nashville label headed by Jack White, who also produced both tracks.

The first, a cover of the Delmore Brothers “Gonna Lay Down My Old Guitar,” featuring Tom Brosseau, can be found streaming on Brosseau’s website, but you’ll only find his collaboration with Becky Stark (a.k.a. the songstress who fronts L.A. flashback-folk outfit Lavender Diamond, pictured with Reilly above) here.

Stream their version of Ray Price’s “I’ll Be There If You Ever Want,” below, and find this song and the pair’s take on the Dolly Parton/Porter Wagoner duet “I’m Making Plans,” simultaneously on iTunes and on vinyl (dude, what did you expect? It’s Jack “Señor Analog” White) on Nov. 29: READ FULL STORY

'VH1 Divas': See Kelly Clarkson's promotional poster -- FIRST LOOK

A few weeks back, Kelly Clarkson, Florence Welch, Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Hudson, Jessie J, and Jill Scott were all announced as the headliners at this year’s VH1 Divas, which is set to celebrate soul music this year when it airs Dec. 19 at 9 p.m.

As we steamroll closer to that date, VH1 has shared with EW the first look at fave Kelly Clarkson’s poster promoting the big night. In it, Clarkson is, in a word, looking Stronger, mostly because the photo used is taken from the artwork from her latest album. Clarkson has been in bed with VH1 quite a bit lately, as she also recently did an Unplugged special for the network to raise awareness for Stronger.

Anticipate Ms. Clarkson’s return to the Divas stage by taking a gander at the poster here:

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Ingrid Michaelson's new single 'Ghost': Hear the premiere here -- EXCLUSIVE

Singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson has cobbled together four albums’ worth of charming, hook-filled pop that revolves around her effervescent melodies and easy, sweet voice.

Her songs have made her a mainstay both on pop radio and on television — see appearances on Grey’s Anatomy, The Vampire Diaries, One Tree Hill, and So You Think You Can Dance, among many others. She made a crazy-cool video for her song “Parachute,” and most recently, scored a fresh victory with her swoony cover of “Can’t Help Falling In Love,” which appears in the trailer to the critically-acclaimed film Like Crazy.

She’ll continue her movement forward on her upcoming fifth album Human Again, which drops on January 24, 2012. The new collection, by far Michaelson’s most upbeat, features the passionate single “Ghost.” You can listen to the exclusive premiere of that single after the jump (and click here to preorder): READ FULL STORY

Florence and the Machine's new album 'Ceremonials' to stream in full on Myspace this Saturday -- EXCLUSIVE

Florence + the Machine’s Ceremonials won’t be in stores until Nov. 1, but fans can stream the album in full nearly four days early by clicking here at 12am tonight, Myspace tells EW exclusively.

EW has heard the record, and we’re big fans; find our straight-A review (also in the issue on stands today) after the jump: READ FULL STORY

Jack Johnson's new Christmas song 'In the Morning': Hear the EW Exclusive premiere!

You may not be able to enjoy snow on Christmas morning, but the holidays in Hawaii still seem pretty sweet. You can decorate palm trees! You can wish everybody Mele Kalikimaka! And you can crank up the cool sounds of This Warm December: A Brushfire Holiday Vol. 2.

The second wintry mix from the Brushfire Records stable includes groovy holiday tunes from G. Love, Money Mark, Rogue Wave, and Jack Johnson, whose joyous, loopy “In the Morning” can be heard below in an exclusive EW premiere here: READ FULL STORY

Miranda Lambert's new song 'Fastest Girl in Town': Hear it here! -- EXCLUSIVE

“You got the bullets, I got the gun / I got a hankerin’ for gettin’ into somethin’.”

Yep, Miranda Lambert is back with a new album, Four the Record (due Nov. 1) — and she’s got more on her mind than just target practice. Stream the song “Fastest Girl in Town” exclusively on EW.com, below: READ FULL STORY

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