Adam Lambert has confirmed that his new album 'Trespassing' has been pushed back, so he can work "on some new songs, making the album even better!" (Twitter) Promising signs, you’ll have to agree.

Nicki Minaj, Ne-Yo and 'Watagatapitusberry' hitmaker Pitbull are some of the per­formers who will be singing at NBA’s All-Star Weekend. (Rap-Up)

'Licence To Kill' hitmaker Craig Colton has appar­ently been sending his lyrics to Robbie Williams, who’s been helping him with his writing. (The Sun) "One song" Coulton demurely notes, "he described as 'genius'". So modest.

'Apparently' Rihanna’s 'Birthday Cake' remix looks set to feature Changed Man Chris Brown. (Billboard) Well done everyone.

Log off your Facebook, and watch the first TV per­form­ance of Brandy and Monica singing 'It All Belongs To Me' on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. (That Grape Juice)

Shocking twist in The X Factor: Kelly Rowland will "almost certainly" not be a judge on the next series. (Daily Mail)

RedOne has revealed that he has produced a "smash" song with Far East Movement featuring Justin Bieber. (MTV) A ballad, we imagine.

If you've been strug­gling to explain to someone what 'disin­genu­ous' means, you're in luck: Nicki Minaj says she doesn’t really under­stand what "the big issue" was about her Grammy exorcism per­form­ance. (Ace Showbiz)

In 'here's a good angle to get some press' news, DJ Fresh reckons the Brits should rein­tro­duce the Best Dance Act award, which was scrapped in 2005. (Daily Star) Does he really want dance music ghet­toised? Doesn't he think dance music can compete on the same level as other music? Deep down doesn't he just want dance music to be taken seriously alongside 'proper' music? Come on Fresho, think about it.

And finally, a man from Polydor has revealed that Authentic Chanteuse Lana Del Rey had written 60 songs when she was signed, enough for "three CDs-worth of songs". (Music Week) Let's try to keep album at less than 20 tracks each, chaps. We're all busy people.

THAT WAS some of THE NEWS.