The Auto-Tuned Oscars montage isn't the only proof that Antoine Dodson's 15 minutes are over; the Gregory Brothers ARE ACTUALLY TOURING THE REAL WORLD AND PERFORMING LIVE. Known throughout the Interwebz as the guys behind Auto-Tune the News, they're hitting the real stage with a bunch of big-deal-on-the-Internet acts and heading to the Galaxy Concert Theatre on April 14.
What's happening here? Will audiences really peel their butts off their computer chairs and catch a show in person at the Galaxy, instead of hitting that "like" button? Do these artists have a future beyond novelty pixelated videos shared online? Does anyone care?
The Gregory Brothers have been the most successful at parlaying their Internet fame into real work; last Sunday,the Academy Awards aired a montag
e they created of Auto-Tuned movie clips fromTwilight, Toy Story 3
andThe Social Network
The song, "OMG! This Girl is Sooo Hot!" features dancing barbie dolls and a stuffed animal. It has over 44 million hits.
A cover of "Jailhouse Rock" by Elvis Presley (333,000 hits)
"Back In The 90s" reminds us of the good old days when Jurassic Park and Kid 'n Play ruled. (3,124,968 hits)
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You've seen this for sure--we just wanted to make sure you know it's had 73,752,990 hits.