Lady Gaga reportedly has friend Lindsay Lohan starring in an upcoming music video.
+ If you've ever wanted to star in a Lady Gaga video, it may help to be close enough to Mother Monster to be invited to sleepovers. Recent slumber party invitee and friend Lindsay Lohan is rumored to star in an upcoming video from Gaga's forthcoming ARTPOP album. (MTV News)
+ In other Lady Gaga news, she leaked the September Vogue cover (for which she's wearing a fetching Marc Jacobs dress) on her littlemonsters.com fan community site. "SHH DONT TELL TWITTER/SEPT. ISSUE OF VOGUE MAGAZINE," she wrote. (E!)
+ 2012 MTV VMAs performer and all-around badass Pink revealed who some of her collaborators will be on The Truth About Love, due Sept. 18. Among them are Eminem, Lily Allen and a duet with fun. frontman Nate Reuss. (Idolator)
+ Just who's performing at the Olympic Closing Ceremony on Sunday has been the subject of much speculation and rumor. However, Muse says they are indeed officially confirmed. They revealed they'll perform the song "Survivor," which was penned specifically for the Olympics. (Rolling Stone)
+ Beck is readying a release of sheet music that's also an album... we think. "Beck's latest album comes in an almost-forgotten form -- 20 songs existing only as individual pieces of sheet music, never before released or recorded," reads a statement from his camp. No release date has been set. (MTV News)
+ P**** Riot, a female punk trio who have been jailed for five months in their native Russia for "hooliganism motivated by religious hatred" for uttering a politically charged "punk prayer," will hear a verdict on Aug. 17. They could face three years incarceration. Several musicians, including Björk, Madonna and Beastie Boys' Ad Rock, have called for their liberation. (Pitchfork)
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