Buzz Bites (3/29/12): The Wanted Announce ‘American Idol’ Performance

The Wanted will perform during ‘American Idol’ on April 5.

+ The Wanted will perform next week on “American Idol.” “And now for our big news… we are excited to announce we will be performing on ‘American Idol’ on 5th of April!! #TheWantedOnIdol,” the group tweeted. (Idolator)

+ Bluegrass pioneer Earl Scruggs has died. The banjo legend was 88. (Huffington Post)

+ Amy Winehouse‘s estate will go to the Winehouse family. (MTV News)

+ David Archuleta is embarking on a two-year Mormon mission to South America. We’ll be here waiting when you get back, Archie! (Yahoo News)

Curren$y has tapped Pharrell, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League and others for beats on his forthcoming The Stone Immaculate album. 2 Chainz will also appear on it. “This is a different look than anything I’ve usually done,” Curren$y told MTV News. “Usually I work with one person, or try to keep it to just, like, two producers on a project.” (MTV News)

+ The Hunger Games soundtrack debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200! KATNISS 4EVER! (Billboard)

+ Watch Drake impersonate his label boss Lil Wayne (he’s spot on, BTW) and freestyle during a BBC interview with Tim Westwood. (Rap-Up)

+ Lindsay Lohan will guest star in an upcoming episode of “Glee” during the Nationals competition. Is this a sign of her musical comeback? One can only hope. (MTV News)

+ Gavin DeGraw has not been scoring well on “Dancing With The Stars,” but he can always rely on his pipes if his dance career doesn’t work out. Watch Gavin perform his single “Sweeter” on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno.” (Neon Limelight)

+ Someone has some well-honed editing skills. Check out President Barack Obama “singing” LMFAO‘s “Sexy And I Know It.” #lmfaoforrealz (Idolator)

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