Buzz Bites (4/19/12): Ryan Seacrest, Snoop Dogg, More Mourn Dick Clark’s Passing

Dick Clark passed away at 82.

+ Dick Clark, who passed away yesterday, was omnipresent for legions of fans who grew up watching “American Bandstand.” From host of Clark’s NYE show Ryan Seacrest to Big Boi and Kings Of Leon, many celebs took to the internet to mourn. “REST IN PEACE to the DICK CLARK!! U were pioneer n a good man!! Thank u sir,” tweeted Snoop Dogg. (MTV News)

+ Could a Katy Perry/M83 collab be coming? ”I think I saw Katy Perry dancing [to] ‘Midnight City’ yesterday night,” M83′s Anthony Gonzalez wrote on his Facebook page after playing Coachella. “Katy, let me write your next album!” (MTV News)

+ Have a question for The Wanted? The band will be taking fan questions in a live Q&A with Billboard on April 23. Check out the deets. (Billboard)

+ This: One Direction dolls exist! We’re not sure why the Niall Horan miniature is not smiling like the rest of them, but otherwise they do look a lot like their counterparts. (Idolator)

+ Rihanna, Adele and Raphael Saadiq were the three musical artists to make Time‘s annual “100 Most Influential People In The World.” Stella McCartney wrote up Rihanna, while Pink penned Adele’s and Elton John gave props to Saadiq. (Idolator)

+ Diddy topped Forbes’ list of wealthiest hip-hop artists, writing that he’s worth more than $550 million. Jay-Z followed with an estimated $460 million. Dr. Dre, Birdman and 50 Cent rounded out the list. (MTV News)

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