Watch video from Justin Bieber’s Rolling Stone cover shoot.
+ Justin Bieber will grace the cover of Rolling Stone on Friday. Watch behind-the-scenes footage from the cover shoot in Malibu. Spoiler: There’s a little skin flash during wardrobe changes, and he goofs around with the photographer. (Rolling Stone)
+ The Polaris Awards have announced their short list for Canadian Album Of The Year, which comes with a $30,000 prize. Drake’s Take Care, Feist’s Metals, Japandroids’ Celebration Rock and Grimes’ Visions are among the 10 albums up for the award. (Rolling Stone)
+ Rick Ross talks his favorite food (Italian), his specialty (tilapia on the grill) and having a private chef (24-hour catering, yo) in an interview with Bon Appétit. It’s good to be The Bawse. (Rap-up)
+ All aboard the S.S. Coachella. The Indio-based summer festival is launching two cruises and they’re bringing Pulp, Hot Chip, Yeasayer, Girl Talk, Sleigh Bells, Killer Mike and Cloud Nothings along for the ride. The December cruises hit the Bahamas and Jamaica. (MTV News)
+ Backstreet Boys have announced their first reunion show with all five members. They will perform during “Good Morning America” on Aug. 31. In the meantime, they’re recording a new record in London. (MTV Newsroom)
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