Quick Hits: Iggy Azalea & Rita Ora, Foo Fighters, Odd Future
August 8, 2014

The lineup for the 2014 MTV VMAs keeps expanding, as Iggy Azalea & Rita Ora have been announced as the newest performers. The Pop pair will perform their single "Black Widow" at the annual awards show, set for August 24. Yesterday it was announced that MTV will honor Beyonce with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.

Foo Fighters continue to tease their upcoming album, as the band tweeted out an eight second clip of Dave Grohl screaming. The Foos already promised some "big news" coming this Monday. The as-yet-untitled new record is being released in coordination with the HBO series Sonic Highways. You can heard those eight seconds of Grohl here:

The Odd Future family has announced their third annual Camp Flog Gnaw carnival, a one-day music festival set for November 8 in Los Angeles. Pharrell Williams tops the bill, with Tyler, The Creator, Rick Ross, Mac Miller, Earl Sweatshirt and the rest of the Odd Future crew on the bill as well.

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