App Sales Of ‘ARTPOP’ Will Count Towards The Billboard Chart: Morning Mix

Mike Wass | August 2, 2013 5:00 am

Did You Hear?

:: Lady Gaga‘s pioneering marketing techniques will not harm album sales. Copies of ARTPOP sold through her app will count towards the Billboard chart. Jay-Z is somewhere fuming. [Spin]

:: Grab a tissue. Cissy Houston has written an open letter to granddaughter Bobbi Kristina in a bid to fix a rift between them. In the note, Whitney Houston‘s mom expresses concern over her engagement to her brother (long story) but says: “I love you. My heart is full.”  [Hollywood Reporter]

:: Ryan Murphy has described Lea Michele as a”pillar of strength” since returning to the Glee set and labelled her “an extraordinary human being”. [Hollywood Life]

:: Well this is unfortunate. Jack White‘s wife has taken out a restraining order against the singer due to his violent temper and habit of sending profanity-filled emails. But he seems so nice and relaxed in his music videos. [TMZ]

:: Hats off, Day Above Ground. You have to be a special kind of offensive to have your video labelled the most racist of all time. [Vibe]

After the jump, find out what music you can catch on TV today.

Music On TV:

:: Late Night With Jimmy Fallon (NBC) — Common and Robin Thicke :: The View (ABC) — Robin Thicke