Buzz Bites (9/8/11): Nick Jonas Returns To Broadway

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+ Nick Jonas revealed what that mystery tweet was all about: he’ll return to Broadway for the first time since 2003. He’ll play J. Pierrepont Finch in “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying.” The youngest Jonas brother replaces “Harry Potter” star Daniel Radcliffe in the role. Jonas hits the stage in January. (MTV News)

+Middle brother Joe Jonas opens up on and about his solo FastLife album. He says the song “I’m Sorry” is about a relationship, and explains, “To put it all out there and just be that vulnerable is not always easy, but I was really happy with the outcome.” (Rolling Stone)

+ Jay Sean released a free mixtape called “The Mistress” and he says the R&B jams are a thank you to his fans. He describes it as “soulful, it’s sexy, it’s edgy. It’s more grown-up.” Check out the interview and where to get the mixtape here. (MTV News)

+ She and Him‘s Zooey Deschanel stars in a new comedy television series, “New Girl.” She reveals her character Jesse likes to sing and dance. She adds that She and Him have finished a new album. “We just made a holiday record, and it’s coming out later this year.” (ONTD)

+ Former Fall Out Boy singer Patrick Stump is readying to drop his solo debut, Soul Punk in October. He just released the album cover artwork, which you can peep here. (Neon Limelight)

+ Black Eyed Peas raised $1.3 million in a charity benefit concert for Josh Duhamel’s flood-damaged town, Minot, N.D. Now that’s a good, good night. (E!)

+ BEP related, I caught Wilco‘s Jeff Tweedy live, covering Black Eyed Peas songs, including “I Gotta Feeling” and a spoken-word “My Humps” that’s just, seriously, I can’t, *laugh-crying* reliving it. You’ll just have to watch the videos yourselves. (Pitchfork)