- Punk titans Green Day and pop newcomer Ellie Goulding will both have songs featured on the soundtrack for 'Twilight: Breaking Dawn - Part 2.' No word on what musicians have  been selected for Robert Pattinson's breakup mixtape. [Diffuser.fm]

- Taking Nicki Minaj's threats seriously, Mariah Carey arrived to the 'American Idol' auditions on Baton Rough, La. with a police escort. She can't hurt you, Mimi! [Rickey.org]

- Everyone is up in arms in with this Carey/Minaj feud. Cee Lo Green on the other hand? He's not so sold on this fight's validity. [Hollywire]

- What the heck is with L.A. Reid in the promo for next week's 'X Factor?' The judges finally found out what teams they'll be mentoring and Reid looks ticked off! [YouTube]

- One Direction is absolutely huge these days. Some fans are even claiming that 1D is bigger than the Beatles. Alrighty, don't get ahead of yourselves Directioners. [YouTube]

- Speaking of the Beatles, Lady Gaga is being honored by Yoko Ono with the LennonOno Grant For Peace in honor of her philanthropic and anti-bullying work. [London Evening Standard]

- Tomorrow (Oct. 6) marks the 30-year anniversary of the release of  'Everybody,' -- Madonna's debut single. To celebrate, Madge is asking fans to join in on the fun and create original album sleeves. [Huffington Post]

- We are loving the '90s vibe of Sky Ferreira's song 'Everything is Embarrasing.' Great song and great video! [PopBytes]