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  'Weird Al' Yankovic hits No. 1 - WKMG WKMG Orlando'Weird Al' Yankovic hits No. 1WKMG OrlandoThe long-haired comic musician's new album, "Mandatory Fun," debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart of best-selling albums with 104,000 in sales, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's Yankovic's first No. 1 of his more than 30-year career. It's the ...
Posted on 24 July 2014 | 8:47 am
  'Weird Al' Yankovic hits No. 1 with New York Times'Weird Al' Yankovic hits No. 1 with 'Mandatory Fun'CNN(CNN) -- It's "Mandatory": "Weird Al" Yankovic is Number One. The long-haired comic musician's new album, "Mandatory Fun," debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart of best-selling albums with 104,000 in sales, according to Nielsen SoundScan.No Joke! He's Topping the ChartsNew York TimesAfter 30 years, 'Weird Al' Yankovic is No. 1Washington PostWeird Al Yankovic Finally Has A No. 1 AlbumBuzzFeedWJLA -ABC News -Los Angeles Timesall 293 news articles »
Posted on 24 July 2014 | 8:20 am
  Watch 'Weird Al' Yankovic's video for Watch 'Weird Al' Yankovic's video for 'Sports Song'Los Angeles TimesJuly is "Weird Al" Yankovic month, and we are just lucky to be living in it. The musician, best known for his parodies, has the No. 1 album in the nation, and has released a slew of videos over the last few days that have become Internet hits. One of ...
Posted on 24 July 2014 | 7:58 am
  4 Career Lessons From Weird Al Yankovic - 4 Career Lessons From Weird Al YankovicForbesStep aside, Richard Bolles. Have a seat, Timothy Ferriss. America's new career guru is “Weird Al” Yankovic. And if you're 50+, you can learn a few things from Weird Al's stunning success over the past few weeks. At age 54, and in his fourth decade in ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 2:31 pm
  “Weird Al” Yankovic inspires UHF porn “Weird Al” Yankovic inspires UHF porn parody, has officially “made it”A.V. Club DC“Weird Al” Yankovic may have landed his first No. 1 album amid one of the biggest outpourings of press and public goodwill he's ever seen, but—as any musical artist of the last 30 years will tell you—you haven't truly “made it” until you're the ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 12:34 pm

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  6 Q’s About the News | Weird Al YankovicRead the article and answer the news questions below. In “No Joke! He’s Topping the Charts,” Ben Sisario writes about Weird Al Yankovic’s “Mandatory Fun” and the online marketing strategies that helped it become the first No. 1 album of his ...
Posted on 24 July 2014 | 7:30 pm
  'Weird Al' Yankovic still trying to wrapLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The past week for "Weird Al" Yankovic has been a little weird by the standards of the curly-haired, accordion-playing, oddball master of pop music parody. The 54-year-old singer of such songs as "Eat It," a culinary spoof on Michael ...
Posted on 24 July 2014 | 6:16 pm
  Weird Al Yankovic Reveals He Said 'No' to"Weird Al" Yankovic just got his first Billboard No. 1 album this week with "Mandatory Fun." But Yankovic has been making hit parody songs for more than three decades, most notably his shot at Michael Jackson with "Fat" instead of "Bad," and "Eat It" in ...
Posted on 24 July 2014 | 10:31 am
  Weird Al Yankovic has his first No. 1 albumA lot of people bought Weird Al Yankovic's new album. Perhaps it was Weird Al's buzzed about eight-day video rollout, featuring parodies of Pharrell's "Happy" ("Tacky"), Lorde's "Royals" ("Foil"), Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" ("Word Crimes") and Iggy ...
Posted on 24 July 2014 | 8:47 am
  After 30 years, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic isIt’s official. The new comedy album by “Weird Al” Yankovic, “Mandatory Fun,” is debuting at the top of the Billboard 200. Not only that, Billboard says it’s the first comedy set to top the chart since 1963. (Pause here: What was that ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 11:57 pm
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A Video Showcasing the Attention to DetailThe Verge has created a video showcasing the attention to detail in eight parody music videos by “Weird Al” Yankovic. Videos featured include “Fat”, “Gump”, and more. In honor of the musician's 30-plus year career, here are ...
Posted on 24 July 2014 | 2:22 pm
"Weird Al" Yankovic:Of course, this isn't the kind of thing that's going to stop “Weird Al” Yankovic—not by a long shot. After all, he's been releasing comedy music since before most music journalists have been alive, and part of the reason that he ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 7:06 pm
Weird AlYankovic earnsFor all intents and purposes, “Weird Al” Yankovic literally took over the Internet in the last week, releasing not one, not two, but eight expertly-crafted music videos in support of his new album, Mandatory Fun. All that hard work ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 5:38 am
Worst to Best: New “Weird AlOver the course of the last eight days, kids of all ages shirked chores, kept spouses waiting, and cubicle surfed on the company's dime all to see the latest music video from “Weird Al” Yankovic's new album, Mandatory Fun.
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 2:00 pm
Why You Couldn't Escape WeirdPeople with internet connections have probably noticed a lot of Weird Al Yankovic songs popping up in their feeds lately. Every day for the past seven days, the reigning king of pop parody has released a new music video, ...
Posted on 21 July 2014 | 8:00 am