Buzz Bites (7/7/11): Taylor Swift Cancels Several Summer Tour Dates Due To Bronchitis

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+ Oh noes! Taylor Swift is sick! Due to a bad case of bronchitis, the “Mean” singer was forced to cancel several dates on her summer tour but is set to resume on July 14 in Montreal. Get well, Taylor. (MTV News)

+ Lily Allen reminds us once again that she is in fact a cutie on the cover of August’s Elle UK. Inside the issue, Lily opens up about marriage and motherhood. But what about more music, Lily?! (Idolator)

+ Former “American Idol” favorite Pia Toscano has signed a recording contract with Interscope Records, and we can expect a new single from her next week. Stay tuned for “This Time,” her first song, out July 12. (Neon Limelight)

+ Sounds like a break is on the horizon for the Black Eyed Peas. Will.i.am tweeted yesterday that the group is planning on taking a respite soon. But keep your (dancin’) pants on; they’re not gone forever. (SOW)

+ We know she’s your queen, Little Monsters, but Lady Gaga did not in fact invent the sax solo. Here’s a list of 12 Awesome Sax Solos for you to shake your hair to in slow motion. (ONTD)

+ Is the “Queen Of Pop” debate settled once and for all? Rolling Stone asked readers to vote on who the ultimate pop goddess is, and Madonna grabbed the top spot. Also on the list: Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Mariah Carey, Katy Perry, Beyoncé and more. Click through to see how they ranked. (Rolling Stone)

+ Oasis brothers Noel and Liam Gallagher were like Lil’ Kim and Nicki Minaj of ’90s rock — they basically hated each other. Now Noel is speaking out about the fight that tore Oasis apart once and for all. Spoiler alert: Physical violence was involved. (The Hollywood Reporter)