Miley Cyrus Wants To Be Known As Only “Miley”: Morning Mix

Bianca Gracie | August 6, 2013 5:00 am

Did You Hear?

:: Following the footsteps of BeyonceCherRihanna and more, Miley Cyrus is thinking of dropping the “Cyrus” from her name and just going by “Miley.” She told Notion magazine: “There’s something powerful about the fact that my name now is like a household name.” [Celebuzz]

:: After getting into some heat with the Russian government due to visa issues, Lady Gaga has fired back with heavily political tweets – including this gem: “Why didn’t you arrest me when you had the chance, Russia? Because you didn’t want answer to the world?” Pow! [Twitter]

:: Elton John is recovering in his French home after having his appendix removed. The singer had to cancel numerous dates due to his appendicitis, but he is expected to return to the stage next month for the iHeartRadio Festival. [Rolling Stone]

:: Despite many setbacks, Pusha T is almost ready to release his next album My Name Is My Name. He revealed to VIBE that mentor Kanye West passed him a beat produced by actor Joaquin Phoenix, saying “I want it to be the intro to my album.” [VIBE]

:: Calvin Harris has just made history, becoming the first artist to score nine Top 10 singles from one album. His latest album, 18 Months, features hits like “Feel So Close,” “We Found Love,” “Sweet Nothing,” and a ton more. Congrats! [Entertainment Wise]

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

Music On TV:

:: Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) — Patti LaBelle :: Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC) — Nile Rodgers :: The Colbert Report (Comedy Central) — Daft Punk :: Chelsea Lately (E!) — Tamar Braxton