Buzz Bites (7/25/11): Family And Fans React To Amy Winehouse’s Death

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+ “She leaves a gaping hole in our lives,” Amy Winehouse‘s family said in a statement released Sunday following the singer’s untimely death on Saturday. Fans left memorabilia outside Amy’s London apartment to mourn the loss of the singer, and many celebs took to Twitter to express their condolences. The cause of death has not yet been determined. (MTV News)

+ An Outkast reunion may be on the horizon. Big Boi, who’s currently working on his upcoming album Daddy Fat Sax: Soul Funk Crusader, told Rolling Stone to expect a cameo from André 3000. “I hope it does [happen], and I really don’t see why it wont.” (Rap-Up)

+ You can find Jay-Z and Kanye West‘s long-awaited album, Watch The Throne, on Aug. 8 on iTunes. They’re now being referred to as The Throne. Yes, really. (MTV News)

+ Renaissance man Drake threw out the opening pitch at a recent Cleveland Indians game. Watch an interview with the rapper/singer before the pitch, and see the swaggiest post-pitch swag you’ve ever seen in your life. (Nah Right)

+ Nick Jonas was spotted out and about in California on Sunday looking unsurprisingly attractive. I don’t know about you guys, but I would just feel a little better about him being so hot if he was just a few years older. (Just Jared Jr.)

+ Rihanna, who’s been busy out on the road with her Loud tour, just announced her next single — “Cheers.”  Looking forward to the TV-show-of-the-same-name themed music video, RiRi. (Come on, there are worse ideas.) (That Grape Juice)

+ Alt rock icons The Flaming Lips just released their new album… located on a USB stick inside of a toy gummy fetus. Way to drop the ball, Lady Gaga. (BuzzFeed)