Miley Cyrus kicked off her Bangerz tour in Vancouver over the weekend. The show was packed with as many provocative surprises as one could anticipate since her raunchy image revamp. In the U.K., the veteran pop stars stole the thunder. Madonna announced that she's begun work on a new LP, while Kylie Minogue took to a smaller venue -- a crowded London bar -- for a show, despite usually playing arenas.
And, things are looking up for 12 Years A Slave's Oscar run. The Steve McQueen-directed film took home the top BAFTA honor. Check out this and more international music news in the latest Rock the Globe episode above.