The year in weird: the most bizarre news stories on NME.com in 2016

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There was a lot of fake news flying about online in 2016. The following, utterly baffling and bizarre stories covered on NME.com this year however, were all very much true - from rapper B.O.B. trying to convince his fans the Earth was flat, to Kanye West literally embracing President-elect Donald Trump at his NYC gaff. In a world where fact has truly became stranger than fiction, we select the most unbelievable and confusing headlines from this weird old year.

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