Conservationists Accuse Taylor Swift Of Putting Endangered Birds At Risk: Morning Mix

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:: New Zealand conservationists accuse Taylor Swift of putting endangered Dotterel birds at risk during a video shoot, by bringing too many vehicles to Bethells Beach that could crush the nests. Production company Cherokee Films says Taylor wasn’t directly involved with planning the shoot. [BBC Newsbeat]

:: On November 28 Trey Songz released a surprise mixtape, To Whom It May Concern, to celebrate turning 31. “I give you my love, my confusion, my worries, my happiness, my sadness, my music,” he says. [Noisey]

:: A London theatre group staged a musical comedy inspired by the lives of Beastie Boys, called (what else?) Licensed to Ill. Producer Rick Rubin is played by a makeshift Muppet. [NME]

:: Missy Elliott revealed a third marionette was supposed to appear in her “WTF (Where They From)” video but got cut out at the last minute. That puppet did her thing, though! [Twitter]

:: “If you want to see something beautiful, Google ‘Adele‘s bodyguard.'” [Us Weekly]

:: Future‘s rider allegedly includes Ciroc and powdered doughnuts. [TMZ]

Find out below what music you can catch on TV today.

:: Today (NBC) — Cirque Dreams :: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (syndicated) — Ed Sheeran, Rudimental :: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC) — The Flaming Lips :: The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS) — 5 Seconds of Summer