Weird Al Yankovic

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Weird Al Yankovic

"Weird Al" Yankovic, the undisputed king of pop culture parody, has sold more comedy recordings than any other artist in history. In a career spanning nearly three decades, he has amassed 30 Gold and Platinum albums, 7 Gold and Platinum-certified home videos and 3 Grammy Awards (with 11 nominations).

The singer-songwriter's first real brush with fame came in 1979 when he recorded "My Bologna" (a spoof of The Knack's "My Sharona") in the bathroom across the hall from his college campus radio station where he had a weekly DJ shift. A devote of musical satirists Spike Jones, Tom Lehrer, Allan Sherman and Stan Freberg, Yankovic's budding career took off when the song became a sensation ...

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Weird Al takes on Iggy Azalea in 'Fancy' parody video

19 July 2014 0 comments

Legendary funny man Weird Al Yankovic is targeting the biggest pop songs of the moment right now -...

WATCH: Weird Al Yankovic parodies Lorde's Royals!

17 July 2014 0 comments

In anticipation of the release of his new album Mandatory Fun, Weird Al Yankovic is currently...

WATCH - Weird Al Yankovic Does Lady Gaga With 'Perform This Way'

21 June 2011 0 comments

Comedian Weird Al Yankovic has taken aim at Lady Gaga with his new song 'Perform This Way' -- but...

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