Buzz Bites (7/17/12): Pink Reveals ‘The Truth About Love’ Cover Art

Pink’s cover art for ‘The Truth About Love,’ due out Sept. 18.

+ Pink revealed her smokin’ cover art for The Truth About Love yesterday. Lead single “Blow Me (One Last Kiss)” was produced and cowritten by Greg Kurstin of Kelly Clarkson‘s “Stronger” fame. The album is slated for a Sept. 18 release. (MTV Newsroom)

+ There are probably a gajillion benefits to being the girlfriend of a star, and being birthday serenaded by Rihanna is pretty much better than all the cake in the world. One Direction member Louis Tomlinson’s girlfriend, Eleanor, received the special song. Lucky gal! (Neon Limelight)

+ Mandy Moore has begun work on a new album, and she and hubby Ryan Adams will collaborate. “I’m not sure necessarily in what capacity, but we’ve been writing a little bit together. He has a studio, so I definitely want to make the record there,” she reveals. (MTV Newsroom)

+ You guys, it looks like little monsters are crawling all over Lady Gaga. No, wait, not little monsters as in fans, but actually little toy dude monsters. They’ve been very strategically placed on her naked body for her “Fame” perfume ad. (MTV News)

+ Katy Perry is officially single. Her divorce from Russell Brand was finalized yesterday. The suitors’ queue can officially commence now. (MTV News)

+ The Gaslight Anthem‘s third album, Handwritten, streets next week, but you can listen to the full record streaming right now. (NPR)

Deep Purple‘s Jon Lord passed away yesterday from a pulmonary embolism after battling pancreatic cancer. In addition to cofounding Deep Purple, he later played keyboards for Whitesnake. (MTV News)

 

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