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Tyler, The Creator Compares U2′s ‘Songs Of Innocence’ To A Pimple: Morning Mix

:: Tyler, the Creator compared U2‘s surprise release of Songs of Innocence to “WAKING UP WITH A PIMPLE OR LIKE A HERPE.” Like critics, though, he can’t decide whether that’s good or bad. [SPIN]

:: Justin Bieber reveals that he and Selena Gomez are back together, though not in the most romantic way. Bieber’s attorney asked him of their relationship, in regards to a lawsuit filed by a photographer claiming that Bieber assaulted him. [E!]

:: N.E.R.D. (Pharrell, Chad Hugo, Shae Daley) may release their first new music in four years. “You’re gonna like this shit we’re gonna release,” Daley said during Pharrell’s recent iTunes Festival performance, before Pharrell himself said, “There will always be a N.E.R.D.” [NME]

:: Big Sean says that he was actually in a relationship, presumably with Glee star Naya Rivera, when he wrote his new song “I Don’t Fuck With You.” “[O]bviously, after a few things went down, I went back and changed a couple words — but, mainly, the song was already there.” he says. [MTV]

:: Chris Brown and Trey Songz teamed up to remix “Tuesday,” the breakthrough song by Atlanta R&B upstart ILoveMakonnen. Drake remixed the song first, then signed ILoveMakonnen to his imprint OVO Sound. [Rap-Up]

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Nicki Minaj’s Butt Might Be Padded: Morning Mix

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:: Breaking news. Nicki Minaj‘s iconic butt might not be 100 percent authentic! Do photographs taken during her Fashion Rocks performance (above) reveal that she’s possibly using some kind of padding? My anaconda don’t want none. [TMZ]

:: Rihanna and Jay Z‘s “Run This Town” has been bumped as the theme song of CBS Thursday Night Football — at least for one week. The network didn’t think it would be a good fit for a segment about disgraced player Ray Rice. [Just Jared]

:: He might be gone but his star shines as brightly as ever. Cirque Du Soleil’s Michael Jackson the Immortal world tour wrapped up recently and was declared the 8th highest grossing live show of all time. [Billboard]

:: Iggy Azalea wants you to know that she doesn’t have a sex tape. Vivid Entertainment thinks otherwise and offered the rapper a seven figure deal to distribute it. She is now threatening to sue. [TMZ]

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Justin Bieber Was Booed While Stripping At Fashion Rocks: Morning Mix

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:: Justin Bieber really can’t win. The Canadian superstar tried to win over the audience at Fashion Rocks by stripping down to his boxer briefs but was heavily booed instead. On the bright side, he’s buff enough to be an underwear model. [Mashable]

:: Speaking of Fashion Rocks, Jennifer Lopez did a service to mankind by performing a sexy rendition of “Booty” and by wearing a black dress (?) that showed off her famous curves. Thank you. [Instagram]

:: Barbra Streisand is busily promoting her new duets LP Partners and shared a link of her recording a new version of “How Deep Is The Ocean” with son Jason Gould. It sounds great. [Broadway World]

:: After generating a wave of bad publicity during her Australian promo tour due to diva demands (and the bizarre need to only be photographed from the left), Ariana Grande tried to get some good publicity by posting a screenshot of a conversation she had with a fan about accepting your body. It’s a start. [Instagram]

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5 Seconds Of Summer Rehearse In The Nude: Morning Mix

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:: 5 Seconds Of Summer member Calum Hood caused a stir when he snapchatted a video of his erect penis to a fan but the Australian band isn’t done with their nude antics. Luke Hemmings tweeted a pic of the guys rehearsing in the nude and it got over 70,000 retweets. [Gossip Cop]

:: This is more excitement than we can handle. Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas have not one but two collaborations on the way. A song called “Avalanche” is expected to be on the crooner’s album, while another track “Afterglow” was recorded more recently. [MTV]

:: Vanessa Hudgens was a bridesmaid at Ashley Tisdale‘s recent wedding to Christopher French. It’s good to see the High School Musical alumni/retired pop divas are still tight. [Just Jared]

:: This will put a smile on your face. Ellen DeGeneres recreated Nicki Minaj‘s eye-popping “Anaconda” video on her talk show and the rap diva showed her appreciation in a tweet. [Rap-Up]

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Simone Battle’s Death Was Officially Ruled A Suicide: Morning Mix

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:: The Los Angeles County Coroner has ruled Simone Battle‘s death at the age of 25 a suicide by hanging. The former X Factor contestant had finally found fame with girl band G.R.L., who are currently climbing the charts with “Ugly Heart”. [ABC News]

:: Avicii has cancelled all his touring and promotional plans for the foreseeable future due to ongoing health concerns. The Swedish DJ recently had his gallbladder and appendix removed and also suffers from pancreatitis. [MTV]

:: While she waits to give birth to her second child, Alicia Keys has been busy thinking about the state of the world and her place in it. She just wrote a song addressing the matter called “We Are Here”. Prepare to be uplifted. [Facebook]

:: Taylor Swift is going all out with the deluxe edition of 1989. Take the exclusive Target release. The packaging includes voice memos, a collection of photos and even a chance to meet the former country queen. [Target]

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G.R.L.’s Simone Battle Remembered By Pitbull, Dr. Luke And More: Morning Mix

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:: Pop influencers ranging from Pitbull to Nicole Scherzinger took to Twitter to remember G.R.L.‘s Simone Battle (above, far right), who was found dead on September 5. “The world has lost a true talent,” producer Dr. Luke said. [Billboard]

:: Usher has revealed that Drake will appear on his forthcoming album. “He really understands how to analyze a beat and then recognize a cadence,” Usher says. [MTV]

:: Ariana Grande, 5 Seconds of Summer and The Vamps will perform at BBC Radio 1′s Teen Awards on October 19. Rita Ora and Radio 1 host Nick Grimshaw will co-host the event. [Popjustice]

:: Carrie Underwood‘s 2012 hit “Two Black Cadillacs” has inspired a FOX “event series.” Underwood and producer Jerry Bruckheimer (Top Gun, Pirates of the Carribean) will oversee its making. [Cosmopolitan]

:: Kelly Clarkson brought her newborn daughter River Rose Blackstock to her concert with country superstar Trisha Yearwood. River Rose wore bedazzled pink headphones to the event. [Twitter]

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Charli XCX Was Asked About Fingering Herself On Dutch Radio: Morning Mix

:: This is just gross. Charli XCX was recording a drop (a fancy term for an introduction) for Dutch radio when the host asked if she was fingering herself. She was upset (for good reason) and took to Twitter to vent her frustrations. [Spin]

:: Demi Lovato must love Halloween because she’s already modeling zombie make-up on Instagram. The Disney diva explained that she’s experimenting with scary looks for her new tour. [MTV]

:: Could this be the wake-up call he needs? Justin Bieber has found himself in more legal trouble. The superstar will face charges of assault and dangerous driving in a court in Ontario, Canada on September 29. [NME]

:: Nick Cannon appears to be dealing with his separation from wife Mariah Carey by throwing himself into work. The TV host/part-time artist is writing a book for children called Neon Aliens Ate My Homework and Other Poems. [Rickey.Org]

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One Direction’s Harry Styles Shows Support For Gay NFL Player Michael Sam: Morning Mix

:: One Direction‘s Harry Styles showed his support for Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted to the NFL, by wearing his St. Louis Rams jersey during an August 27 concert. Ironically, Sam was just cut from the team, but he may end up on its practice squad. [Twitter]

:: Will the forthcoming Queen album, Queen Forever, feature new songs by touring frontman Adam Lambert? Sirius XM reports this to be true, though it does so by citing a London Standard article that doesn’t say anything to that effect. Hmmm. [Facebook]

:: Kid Cudi fainted during his set at Chicago’s North Coast Music Festival, right after he signed an autograph for a fan in the front row. He then took to Twitter to let fans know he’s okay: “If I scared anyone tonight I am so so sorry from the bottom of my heart.” [Rap-Up]

:: Simon Cowell showed support for Cheryl Cole‘s “Crazy Stupid Love” by spitting featured emcee’s Tinie Tempah‘s guest verse. Simon: Don’t quit your day job. [Capital FM]

:: ICYMI: Jimmy Kimmel Live recently had Ed Sheeran dress up as Little Orphan Annie. [YouTube]

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Shakira Is Pregnant With Her Second Child: Morning Mix

:: Shakira is pregnant with her second child. The Colombian diva broke the news on her Facebook page, saying: “Yes, we are expecting our second baby!!” Congratulations! [Billboard]

:: Aww this would have been fun. Kylie Minogue has denied rumors that she is returning to Neighbours (the show that launched her career in the ’80s) for their 30th anniversary. [Digital Spy]

:: John Lennon‘s killer Mark David Chapman apologized for the crime during a recent parole hearing. “I am sorry for being such an idiot and choosing the wrong way for glory,” he told the three-person panel. [NME]

:: They say wisdom comes with age. Damon Dash has apologized for pouring champagne over women in Jay Z‘s “Big Pimpin’” video 20 years ago. Better late than never! [Spin]

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Rihanna Took A Volcano Selfie: Morning Mix

:: While on a yacht off the coast of Italy, Rihanna took a selfie with active volcano Stromboli. #bucketlistbullshit [Pink Is The New Blog]

:: Scooter Braun, who manages the likes of Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande and British boy band Rixton, and his wife Yael Cohen have announced that they are expecting their first child. [MTV]

:: Jay Z, Kanye West and Frank Ocean are being sued for three million dollars by musician Joel McDonald over Watch The Trone album-track “Made In America.” [XXL Magazine]

:: British songstress Natalia Kills wants larger-framed women to stop criticizing skinny women. [Oh No They Didn’t]

:: Ed Sheeran clears up the rumors about him feuding with Miley Cyrus, stating that he has “never met her.” [Gossip Cop]

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