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Britney Spears to get VMAs tribute; Queens of the Stone Age’s Nick Oliveri facing 15 years in prison; Vampire Weekend settles album cover lawsuit

Britney will be honored at this month’s VMAs. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

- Queens of the Stone Age bassist Nick Oliveri is facing 15 years in prison on charges relating to a standoff he had with a SWAT team in L.A. last month. Unsurprisingly, Oliveri had to bail on some reunion shows for his pre-QOTSA band, Kyuss earlier this month.

- Vampire Weekend has settled with the woman who says the band used her photo without permission on the cover of last year’s album, “Contra.”

Clicky shuffle: Your random song for Tuesday morning:

- Elvis Presley, “Suspicious Minds”


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