» Kiss have been dropped from the line-up for this already ill-fated Michael Jackson tribute concert. (Billboard)

» Beyonce is a fan of reality TV catch­phrase generator, Jersey Shore. (On The Red Carpet)

» Apparently this Twitter feed is for the company staging Rihanna's concerts in Brazil and they're claiming she'll be per­form­ing new songs during the shows. Potentially amazing. (Twitter)

» Being in the studio with RedOne and The Dolly Rockers looks exhaust­ing. (YouTube)

» Worried about the new line-up on The X Factor? Don't worry, Katie Waissel thinks it will all be fine. (STV)

» Tulisa has approached Tinie Tempah to help at this year's Judges' Houses stage of The X Factor, and Tinie is nobly can­cel­ling prior engage­ments to help out with this worthy, primetime cause. (The Sun)

» Something to look forward to: 2013 will be a "key year" for estab­lish­ing Coca-Cola as a music brand among teenszzzzzzz (Marketing Week)

» And finally, former Mini Viva co-warbler Britt Love has said 'good morning' to her Twitter followers. (Twitter)

THAT WAS some of THE NEWS.