Buzz Bites (11/9/11): Influential Rapper Heavy D Dead At 44 Years Old

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+ Influential rapper Heavy D died yesterday at the age of 44. Heavy D & The Boyz will always be remembered for hits such as the 1991 classic, "Now That We Found Love." The cause of death is yet unknown. His last tweet read, "BE INSPIRED!" (MTV News)

+ Looks like Selena Gomez was having a ball during her "Hit The Lights" video shoot. Peep the photos of her frolicking amid yellow balloons and wheat fields. (Just Jared Jr.)

+ The People's Choice Awards noms are in, and Katy Perry led the pack with seven noms. Beyoncé and Lady Gaga followed with five, and Adele garnered four. (MTV News)

+ Avril Lavigne and boyfriend Brody Jenner are reportedly recovering from an attack involving a broken bottle in Los Angeles on Sunday night. Lavigne wrote on Twitter they were attacked by five people. (Billboard)

+ Wait, is it true? New Edition is REUNITING?! According to a magazine interview with Bobby Brown, the group is getting back together. (ONTD)