Taylor Swift took home two Radio Disney Music Awards on Saturday.
+ Taylor Swift nabbed two Radio Disney Music Awards on Saturday. She received Song Of The Year for “I Knew You Were Trouble.” and Best Breakup Song for “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.” One Direction scored Best Music Group. See the full winners list. (Just Jared Jr.)
+ The surviving members of Beastie Boys, Mike D and Ad-Rock, are slated to write a memoir according to The New York Times. Edited by hip-hop journalist Sacha Jenkins, the book is being described as an oral history that will resemble the band’s magazine, Grand Royal. (Pitchfork)
+ Saturday night, President Barack Obama drew an all-star crowd for the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Because he is possibly the most hip-hop commander in chief ever, naturally his introduction song was DJ Khaled’s “All I Do Is Win.” He also humorously name-checked Jay-Z and Taylor Swift. Watch a clip from the event. (Billboard)
+ Lady Gaga has been named godmother to Elton John’s second son, Elijah. She’s also the godmother of his first child, Zachary. “I think she’s a great role model. She’s young. I admire everything about her,” Elton said. “She’s been a great godmother so far to Zachary.” (Idolator)
+ George Jones, revered as one of the greatest voices in country music history, passed away on Friday. He was 81. Jones’ funeral will be held at Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn., on Thursday, and it will be open to the public. (CMT)
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