Cali Swag District Murder- Katy Perry Makes History- X-Factor Judge Quits- Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton Get Hitched- Joe Jonas Solo Debut- more

05/16/2011
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The Day in Pop Digest for 5/16/11: (FMQB) Katy Perry has set a new record with her sophomore album, Teenage Dream. With the album's wealth of hit singles, Perry has now become the first artist in the Billboard Hot 100's more than five-decade history to spend 52 consecutive weeks in the Top 10. more

(AP) M-Bone of the rap group Cali Swag District, which scored a hit last year with the song 'Teach Me How to Dougie,' was killed in a weekend drive-by shooting as he sat in a car outside a liquor store, police said Monday. more

(BBC) Dannii Minogue confirms she is standing down as a judge on The X Factor due to a clash of TV commitments. more

On this side of the pond, Billboard reports that Fox has given "The X Factor" the odd running time of 90 minutes and positioned it at 8 p.m. on Wednesdays beginning this fall, the network announced Monday morning (May 16). An hourlong results show will be aired Thursdays. more. They also announced the return date of American Idol.

(Billboard) Country music's royal couple has officially tied the knot. Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton were married Saturday night at the Don Strange Ranch in Boerne, Texas, People.com reports. more

(BBC) An average 9.5m million viewers in the UK tuned in to see Saturday's Eurovision Song Contest final, peaking at 12.7m, according to early estimates. more

(FMQB) Beyoncι's new video for "Run The World (Girls)" was supposed to premiere on Vevo.com today, but B has decided to hold back until the clip is perfect. more

A struggling network scores a very rare hit and what do they do? Over do it... Billboard reports: NBC is banking on musical Mondays this fall, reserving the 8 to 10 p.m. block for competitions and the 10 p.m. hour for "The Playboy Club." The new Broadway-themed "Smash" will take over the 10 p.m. slot at mid-season. more

(FMQB) Keri Hilson will join Lil Wayne on his North American I Am Still Music 2 tour throughout the summer. more

(Billboard) Joe Jonas will release his debut solo single "See No More" on June 3, arriving to digital retailers on June 13. more

(FMQB) Vanessa Carlton will release her new album, Rabbits On The Run, on June 21. more

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