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Taylor Swift Wanted in Owl City- Fantasia Out of Hospital- Hairy Paris Hilton Trouble- Nelly Radio- Alanis Expecting- Beyonce Kanye Song Premiered- more

08/12/2010
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The Day in Pop Digest for 8/12/10: (Yahoo) Adam Young said he's "halfway done" with the next Owl City album, and he's hatching plans for at least one eyebrow-raising collaboration. "One of my dreams has been to get Taylor Swift to do a song," Young, who remixed John Mayer's "Half of My Heart" (featuring Swift) told Billboard.com. more

(Jam!) Singer Alanis Morissette is expecting her first child with new husband MC Souleye. more

(MTV) Fantasia Barrino was released from the hospital on Wednesday (August 11) after apparently trying to commit suicide by overdosing on medication. more

(Yahoo) Paris Hilton was sued Wednesday for allegedly wearing someone else's hair. A company that manufactures hair extensions claimed the 29-year-old socialite breached her contract to wear and promote their product when she sported the fake locks of a competitor in 2008. more


(Jam!) Happy Mondays dancer Bez is planning to appeal a court decision after he was found guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend on Wednesday. more

(BBC) The judge who sent US actress Lindsay Lohan to jail recuses herself from the case after complaints from a prosecutor. more

(NME) Kanye West's new album to feature Bon Iver collaboration? The rapper reportedly flew frontman Justin Vernon out to work with him at his Hawaii studio more

(ASB) Kanye West is ready to move on from "Power" to its follow-up "See Me Now". On Wednesday, August 11, the rap mogul paid a visit to Hot 97 and debuted the new track featuring Beyonce Knowles and Charlie Wilson. Shortly afterwards, he posted audio stream of the song on his official blog. more

(ASB) Justin Bieber has raised more than $30,000 to help those affected by the floods in Nashville, Tennessee. The 16 year old performed at the city's Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, August 11 and donated portions of ticket sales to victims of the storms which ravaged the city in May. more

(BBC) A woman accused of attacking Leonardo DiCaprio with a broken bottle at a 2005 party denies assault with a deadly weapon. more

(BBC) Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor returns home after spending four weeks in hospital in Los Angeles with a broken hip. more

(Yahoo) Program director Mickey Johnson says Nelly has joined St. Louis urban station Hot 104.1 (WHHL-FM) as the afternoon drive-time host. more

(ASB) Eminem has fought off strong competition from Taylor Swift to make it four weeks on top of the U.S. singles chart with his Rihanna smash "Love the Way You Lie". more

(BBC) Rip Torn's hopes of avoiding a trial over his arrest for breaking into a bank while carrying a gun are dashed by a judge in Connecticut more

(BBC) A US museum is trying to raise funds to restore five dresses worn by Vivien Leigh in the 1939 Oscar-winning film Gone With The Wind more

(Hecklerspray) Charlotte Church has got a new pop LP coming out later this year and, like the last one, it has a stupid name. It will no doubt be a self confessional affair because she split up with a rugby player and pop stars love bleeding their rings about personal issues don't they? Unless, of course, a paper is trying to coax it out of them more

(Yahoo) Jay-Z will provide the opening act for the World Basketball Festival. The rapper will perform Thursday night at Radio City Music Hall as part of the kick-off ceremony for the weekend event. more


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