Paramore premiered the first four songs from their upcoming self-titled album, which drops next week.
+ Paramore made our Monday night (and our life) when they debuted the first four songs off their forthcoming self-titled album. Listen to “Fast In My Car,” “Now,” “Grow Up,” and “Daydreaming” from the new album, which drops April 9. They’ll unveil the rest of the album (divided by vinyl sides — clever!) today, tomorrow, and Thursday #woot! (Paramore.net)
+ ATTN BARBZ: Watch the premiere of Nicki Minaj’s “High School” video, costarring Lil Wayne, today at 10:53 a.m. ET on MTV.com. Also stay tuned for MTV News’ interview with Nicki directly following the video broadcast and tweet questions for the rapper to @MTVNews using the hashtag #AskNicki. (MTV News)
+ In collabos we’re happy about news: Beyoncé and Andre 3000 are covering the late Amy Winehouse’s “Back To Black” for the forthcoming “The Great Gatsby” soundtrack, which is being produced by Jay-Z. The two previously worked together on Bey’s “Party.” (MTV News)
+ Lollapalooza made its official 2013 lineup announcement of more than 130 acts yesterday. The Cure, Mumford & Sons, The Killers, Nine Inch Nails, Phoenix, The Postal Service, Vampire Weekend, and New Order are at the top of the bill. The fest takes place Aug. 2-4 in Chicago’s Grant Park. (MTV News)
+ Check out a (super short) teaser of Selena Gomez’s upcoming single, “Come & Get It.” The 11-second don’t-blink-or-you’ll-miss-it clip features stop-motion flashes of Selena (who looks flawless, natch) moving to the sounds of a world-music flavored beat and musical vibe. (Just Jared Jr.)
+ Justin Bieber pulled quite the April Fools’ Day prank yesterday on a gossip website when he tweeted (though he later deleted it) that he’d be taking fan phone calls along with a toll-free number. The joke was that the number he listed was for TMZ’s tip line. (Billboard)
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