Buzz Bites (5/23/12): Justin Bieber Announces North American Believe Tour

+ Justin Bieber is headed out on the road! Justin’s 45-city North American Believe tour begins at the end of September and goes through January 2013. Fan club presale begins today at noon. (MTV News)

+ BET Awards nominees were announced yesterday. Kanye West leads the pack with seven, Beyoncé garnered six and hubby Jay-Z received five noms. Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown are confirmed to perform. The BET Awards air July 1. (MTV News)

+ So, who do you think will win “American Idol” tonight? Review Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips’ finale performances from last night. (Just Jared)

+ Linkin Park will premiere their “BURN IT DOWN” video on MTV during their “MTV First: Linkin Park” special at 5:53 p.m. ET tomorrow. Afterward, tune in for a 30-minute interview. Tweet @MTVNews hashtag #MTVFirst with questions for the band. (MTV News)

+ Katy Perry was a guest on “Ellen” yesterday and she introduced one of her idols. “Ellen’s next guest has sold over 60 million albums and is one of the reasons why I became a songwriter,” she said before Alanis Morissette took the stage to sing “Guardian.” (Idolator)

+ Watch fun. play a poignant, acoustic rendition of Carly Rae Jepsen‘s “Call Me Maybe” during a Dutch radio morning show. (Idolator)

+ Peep Kelly Clarkson singing “Stronger” and “Dark Side” during last night’s season finale of “Dancing With The Stars.” (Neon Limelight)

+ Today marks what would’ve been Dr. Robert “Bob” Moog‘s 78th birthday. To honor him, Google has created a fully playable Moog synthesizer logo, just in time for you to get absolutely no work done. You’re welcome. (Pitchfork)

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