Buzz Bites (5/16/12): Usher To Debut New Single ‘Twisted’ On ‘MTV First: Usher’ Tonight

Usher will answer fan questions and premiere ‘Twisted’ on ‘MTV First: Usher’ tonight.

+ Usher will premiere his new single, “Twisted,” on MTV tonight at 7:54 p.m. ET. His “MTV First: Usher” appearance will include answers to fan questions. (MTV News)

+ R. Kelly has announced the release date for his 11th studio album. Write Me Back is scheduled to drop June 26. Listen to recent song “Feelin’ Single,” which will be available May 29. (MTV News)

+ We’re gonna guess y’all grabbed Adam Lambert‘s Trespassing, which dropped yesterday. In case you need more convincing, check out several songs from the album from his performance at MLB Fan Cave in NYC. (Idolator)

+ Jay-Z stands by the POTUS in his support of gay marriage. He told CNN, “What people do in their own homes is their business, and you can choose to love whoever you love. That’s their business. It’s no different than discriminating against blacks. It’s discrimination, plain and simple.” (Billboard)

+ Watch Santigold perform with some surprise guests. During an NYC performance of “Fame” she was joined by Shy Ronnie, one of Adam Samberg’s “Saturday Night Live” characters, and Pharrell Williams for their collabo “My Drive-Thru.” (Rap-Up)

+ Peep Karmin‘s appearance on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno.” The duo performed “Brokenhearted.” (Idolator)

+ Watch an incredibly adorbs kids’ reenactment of Beastie Boys‘ iconic “Sabatoge” video. Oregon filmmaker James Winters recruited his kids, nephew and wife for his tribute to the late Adam Yauch. (Pitchfork)