Buzz Bites (5/17/12): Watch A Behind-The-Scenes Peek From Lady Gaga’s ‘Simpsons’ Appearance

Watch Lady Gaga’s behind-the-scenes video from ‘The Simpsons.’

+ Watch Lady Gaga‘s behind-the-scenes video from her guest appearance on “The Simpsons.” “I think I was more nervous than I’ve ever been, because I have so much respect for them. I just wanted to do a good job,” she said. The episode airs this Sunday. (Idolator)

+ Good news, Glamberts! Looks like Adam Lambert may land at the top spot on the Billboard 200 next week, according to early sales reports. It’s not a guarantee, however, as Carrie Underwood‘s Blown Away and Adele‘s 21 could surpass him. (Billboard)

+ Usher  has been through a lot the last few years, from divorce to a custody battle, and Looking 4 Myself reflects that. “There’s an emotional side to it… it’s no secret I went through some heavy transitions and in that I really came out new,” he told MTV News during “MTV First.” (MTV News)

+ Check out a preview of songs from the upcoming movie musical, “Rock of Ages.” Mary J. Blige performs Journey‘s “Any Way You Want It,” and listen to Tom Cruise sing a bit of Def Leppard‘s “Pour Some Sugar On Me.” (Idolator)

+ Funk icon Chuck Brown, known as the “Godfather of  Go-Go Music,” passed away yesterday. He was 75. (RapFix)

+ PJ Harvey has penned two new songs (“Horse,” “Bobby Don’t Steal”) for the upcoming documentary “What Is This Film Called Love?” which is about Soviet director Sergie Eisenstein. The film also uses her 1995 tune “To Bring You My Love.” (Pitchfork)

+ Next time you pass a hitchhiker, look closely — you may be driving by “Hairspray” filmmaker John Waters. Here We Go Magic were driving through Western Pennsylvania when they drove past him, realized who he was and circled back to get him. (Pitchfork)

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