Buzz Bites (2/16/12): Green Day Hit The Studio To Record A New Album

Green Day hit the studio to record new album.

+ Green Day hit the studio this week to record their follow-up to 2009's 21st Century Breakdown. "Officially started recording the new record today. It's F*** TIME!!!!" tweeted Billie Joe Armstrong. (MTV News)

+ Whitney Houston's funeral will be held Saturday in Newark, N.J., and will be streamed live online. (MTV News)

+ Adele's 21 will tie a Billboard record currently held by Whitney Houston's Bodyguard soundtrack when it reaches its 20th nonconsecutive week at No. 1 on next week's Billboard 200 chart. (MTV News)

+ Madonna tops her own Billboard record for the most Top 10 Songs on the Hot 100 Chart with her "Give Me All Your Luvin'' single, making the count 38. The Beatles follow with 34. (Billboard)

+ Public Enemy will headline Detroit's Movement Electronic Music Festival over Memorial Day weekend. The group will preview songs from their forthcoming Most Of My Heroes Still Don't Appear On No Stamp album. (Billboard)

+ Jennifer Lopez and ex Marc Anthony's reality talent show, "Q'Viva! The Chosen," is heading to Fox television in March, after having debuted on Univision. The former couple seek out Latin talent in music, dance and other performances for the show. (Just Jared)

+ Lana Del Rey's "Video Games" received an actual video game treatment, natch. The chiptune cover song and accompanying video was created by Seattle artist Leeni, who used two Gameboys for her rendition. (Idolator)

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