Buzz Bites (8/22/11): Bono Hospitalized In Monaco For Chest Pains

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+ Bono was in the hospital while vacationing in Monaco last week; he was apparently treated for heart palpitations and chest pains. Reports say he was prescribed rest. The U2 singer appears to be doing OK as he was reportedly seen at a nightclub the night after. (Rolling Stone)

+ We’ve given you the scoop on Lady Gaga opening the VMAs and performing (Lil Wayne and Adele perform, too). And now Selena Gomez is tapped to anchor the the pre-show. Tune in August 28th. (MTV News)

+ Shania Twain‘s auctioning the shoes that tripped her up at the CMT Awards a couple months ago. The autographed heels are currently fetching more than $400,000 (!!!) for charity. But hey, if you’re gonna drop serious cash on something, shoes and good causes are the way to go. Bid on! (ONTD)

+ J. Cole reveals album artwork for his forthcoming Cole World: The Sideline Story. He also previews songs from the album in a new webisode for his “Any Given Sunday” web series. (Rap-Up)

+ Sometimes it’s hard to get to the gym, but these Rihanna photos from her V Festival show are enough motivation. She put in extra time singing with Eminem, too. OK, gotta jump, time to make an appointment with a trainer. (Rap-Up)