Every morning, MTV News delivers the top news stories in music, movies and pop culture hot and fresh for your reading and watching pleasure. We then bring together a trio of the biggest headlines for "Three to See," the daily digest of the top stories making noise on our site and across the Internet. This morning, stories on a new film role for Miley Cyrus, some interesting casting in the upcoming Taylor Lautner-led film "Abducted" and the latest on embattled Michael Jackson physician Dr. Conrad Murray lead the way.
Lil Wayne Cops Plea In Arizona Case
Though he is currently incarcerated in New York, Lil Wayne appeared in a Yuma County, Arizona courtroom via live video feed to change his plea from not guilty to guilty on one count of possession of a dangerous drug. In doing so, he will likely avoid jail time in the state of Arizona. The case stems from an arrest in January of 2008 that saw Weezy's tour bus get stopped near the Mexican border. A search yielded several drugs and a .40 caliber handgun.
Radiohead Guitarist Says New Album Nearly Complete
In an interview with the BBC, Radiohead guitarist Ed O'Brien said that his band's new album is almost done and it could be out by the end of the year. The as-yet-untitled album will be the group's first proper album since 2007's In Rainbows, which was the first major release to establish the "pay what you want" model for music.
Jackson Estate Has Generated Nearly $1 Billion Since Michael's Death
Though Michael Jackson was deeply in debt when he passed away nearly a year ago, the barrage of licensing deals and the spike in album sales and publishing opportunities has swung the pendulum in the other direction. According to Billboard, the estate has pulled in nearly $1 billion since Michael's death, largely based around album sales, singles downloads and the film "Michael Jackson's This Is It."