Cheryl Cole For X Factor- Britney Can't Beat Katy Perry- Beastie Boys Vs Now!- Drugs Ruined Stevie Nicks' Life- Beyonce Tease- T.G.I.F Katy- Modest Outkast- more

The Day in Pop Digest for 5/06/11: (AP) The Fox network says British pop singer Cheryl Cole will be seated at the judge's panel for "The X Factor." more

(Billboard) Katy Perry's "E.T." spent a fifth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart Thursday, while Britney Spears' "Till the World Ends" soared eight places to a new high of No. 3 more

(Yahoo) The Beastie Boys' "Hot Sauce Committee Part 2" will be fighting it out with the "Now 38" compilation for the No. 2 slot on next week's chart while Adele's "21" is on track to spend a seventh nonconsecutive week atop the Billboard 200 more

(FMQB) Beyonce has posted on her website a 20-second sneak peek of the video for "Run the World (Girls)," the lead single from her forthcoming album, which is set for release this year. more

(Jam!) "The X Factor" and former "American Idol" judge Simon Cowell jumped to number 6 in the British music rich list in 2011 after his fortune hit 200 million pounds ($330 million), Britain's Sunday Times newspaper said on Thursday. more

(Jam!) Stevie Nicks regrets taking prescription medication to aid her drug addiction recovery - because it "ruined" a huge part of her life. more

(FMQB) Katy Perry has confirmed "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" as the fifth single off her hit record Teenage Dream, with a number of remixes of the track set to be released as well. more

(Billboard) In a decision on Tuesday, a California federal judge ruled that the plaintiff has standing to pursue a lawsuit against Jay-Z more

(Reuters) Bryan Adams has become a father for the first time at the age of 51, People magazine reported on Thursday. more

(BBC) Arthur Laurents, writer of such classic stage musicals as West Side Story and Gypsy, dies in New York aged 93. more

Jacob Lusk was eliminated from American Idol last night. more

(FMQB) Outkast's Big Boi has confirmed that he is producing songs for the new Modest Mouse album. more

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