Buzz Bites (11/18/10): Akon Talks New Lady Gaga Album

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+ According to Akon, Lady Gaga's new album, Born This Way, will be a "notch up" from her debut. (MTV News)

+ Rihanna has some interesting opinions about blogs that have negative opinions about Rihanna: "It’s a community for people who don’t have anything else to do and hate themselves." (Celebuzz)

+ Nicki Minaj performed her crossover hit, "Right Thru Me" on "The Wendy Williams Show" yesterday. (Idolator)

+ You must watch Jimmy Fallon (dressed up as Neil Young) and Bruce Springsteen cover Willow Smith's "Whip My Hair." (PopEater)

+ Beyoncé's new perfume ad has been deemed too hot for England and has been banned by the BBC. (TheFABlife)