The Morning Mix: Ke$ha To Play The Devil On Alice Cooper’s Album

Becky Bain | August 15, 2011 5:00 am

Did You Hear?

:: Alice Cooper calls Ke$ha “an old friend”, and reveals that she’ll be playing The Devil on a track off his new album, called “What Baby Wants.” Ah, type casting. [PopCrush]

:: According to a list making its round on the Internet (aka it’s probably fake), Britney Spears’ tribute at the 2011 MTV VMAs will include Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Ke$ha, Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry, Janet Jackson and Madonna. If this turns out to be true, it may be the greatest thing to have ever happened, but we’re not holding our breath. [Pink Is The New Blog]

:: We hope Jason Derulo has a permit for those guns he’s packing. [MTV Buzzworthy]

:: Eminem’s boxing drama Southpaw has been dropped from Universal. [Hip-Hop Wired]

:: Five people were killed and dozens injured when a stage collapsed at the Indiana State Fair. Sara Bareilles had just finished her set, and Sugarland were preparing for their performance when huge gusts of wind blew the stage down. “We are praying for our fans, and the people of Indianapolis,” the country band tweeted after the tragedy. “We hope you’ll join us. They need your strength.” [Huffington Post]

After the jump, find out which music acts will be appearing on the tube today.

Music On TV: :: Tonight Show with David Letterman (CBS) — Porcelain Black (repeat) :: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) — Josh Ritter :: Last Call With Carson Daly (NBC) — Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (repeat) :: Conan (TBS) — Trombone Shorty :: The View (ABC) — Nick Jonas, Lemonade Mouth (repeat)