The Morning Mix: Malaysia Censors Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way”

Becky Bain | March 18, 2011 5:00 am

Did You Hear?

:: Radio stations in Malaysia are censoring the pro-gay lyrics in Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” (particularly the lyric “No matter gay, straight or bi, lesbian, transgendered life”) to avoid being fined by the Malaysian government. Why play the song at all if you don’t like it’s message? [EW Music Mix]

:: Joe Jonas is single again after splitting with Twilight actress Ashley Greene. Are there any starlets left in Hollywood for him to date that haven’t already dated his brothers? [Pink Is The New Blog]

:: The Warblers on Glee don’t have the market cornered on a capella Katy Perry covers, apparently – listen to one guy’s instrument-less take on “Firework”. [Vulture]

::Gorillaz must have kicked off a trend – Bjork is preparing her own iPad album, Biophilia. [Consequence Of Sound]

:: Casey Abrams might be our favorite Idol contestant, even though he tore apart our eardrums while singing Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” and traumatizing us with his devil faces. [Best Week Ever]

After the jump, find out which music acts are performing on the tube today.

Music On TV: :: Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) — the National (repeat) :: Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) — Alice Cooper :: Conan (TBS) — Iron & Wine (repeat) :: Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC) — Florence & the Machine :: Live with Regis and Kelly (ABC) — Michael Buble :: Ellen DeGeneres (ABC) — Jennifer Lopez