Buzz Bites (5/4/12): Beyonce Receives Journalism Award

Beyoncé receives a first-place journalism award for her article in Essence.

+ Is there nothing Beyoncé can’t do? The multitalented mom and “World’s Most Beautiful Woman” won the first-place prize for The New York Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists’ magazine category. Her first person story — “Eat, Play, Love” — appeared in Essence’s July 2011 issue. (Billboard)

+ During Justin Bieber‘s “MTV First” interview last night, he revealed his next single is “going to be better” than “Boyfriend.” Um, HOW!? Also, he plans to release a song in honor of his mom, Pattie Mallette, on Mother’s Day. “[It's about] just the struggles she went through and how brave she was, and I think the world needed to know that,” he added. (MTV News)

+ Watch behind-the-scenes video for DJ Khaled‘s “Take It To The Head,” from his forthcoming album, Kiss the Ring. The all-star cast features Chris Brown, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne. Drake, Busta Rhymes and Birdman make cameos. (Rap-Up)

+ Lloyd Brevett, a founding member and bassist for the seminal ska band Skatalites, died yesterday at the age of 80. (Rolling Stone)

+ Rolling StonesMick Jagger is set to close out the season finale of “Saturday Night Live.”It will be his first time hosting the show and his third time serving as a musical guest. This year also marks the Stones’ 50th anniversary. (Billboard)

+ Adele‘s 21 has outsold Michael Jackson‘s Thriller album in the UK. (AceShowBiz)

+ Check out Carrie Underwood performing the title track from her new album, Blown Away, during last night’s “American Idol” results show. (Neon Limelight)

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