Justin Bieber’s ’Believe’ is the biggest debut of 2012.
+ Beliebers had this one in the bag, but for any doubters it’s time to Believe as Justin Bieber’s album officially bows at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. It’s the biggest debut of the year, with 374,000 sold in its first week! (MTV News)
+ 50 Cent was in a car accident yesterday morning, but he’s OK. “He was taken to New York Hospital Queens where he was treated for minor neck and back injuries,” a spokesperson for the rapper said in a statement. “He was released this morning and is doing fine.” (MTV News)
+ Maroon 5’s Adam Levine may be a busy guy these days with his band’s latest album dropping this week, but he still has time to put rumors of beef between him and fellow “The Voice” judge Christina Aguilera to rest. “All of that is sensationalized media BS,” he said. (MTV News)
+ It’s been a minute, well, more specifically 2009, since we’ve heard new music from Alicia Keys, but that’s about to change. Peep her video from the studio, where she talks about how she’s grown as a person, changes in her life and her forthcoming fifth album. (Rap-Up)
+ Yesterday was the third anniversary of Michael Jackson’s death. Beyoncé commemorated it by writing a letter to the late King of Pop. “Michael Jackson changed me, and helped me become the artist that I am — thank you Michael,” she wrote. (Idolator)
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