Buzz Bites (7/10/12): Frank Ocean Digitally Releases ‘Channel Orange’ One Week Early

Frank Ocean digitally releases Channel Orange one week early.

+ Frank Ocean dropped his Channel Orange album digitally one week early late last night, via iTunes. He announced the early release on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,” where he performed “Bad Religion,” but after the show’s earlier taping, fans spilled the beans via Twitter. (MTV Hive)

+ Dennis Flemion of the band The Frogs has been missing since Saturday and is presumed dead. He reportedly was last seen swimming in a Wisconsin lake. He was once a touring member of The Smashing Pumpkins, and the group was also featured on a Pearl Jam B-Side. (Pitchfork)

+ First, we freaked out about reported that Adam Lambert might be an “American Idol” judge, and now sources are saying Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Fergie and will.i.am are also reportedly contenders. Don’t toy with our emotions, sources! P.S.: We’d be happy with any/all of the above. (E!)

+ Demi Lovato will be hosting the Teen Choice Awards. The show airs July 22 on Fox and performers include Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen, Flo Rida and No Doubt. (MTV News)

+ Just how adorbable is Azealia Banks Fantasea cartoon mermaid mixtape cover? The mixtape streets tomorrow. (Idolator)

+ Green Day‘s Uno!, Dos!, and Tre! album trilogy just got more awesome. They’ll be working on two documentaries in conjunction with the releases. One film will cover the making of the albums; the second will feature footage from their early days. Uno! drops Sept. 25. (MTV News)

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