Buzz Bites (7/31/12): Nick Jonas And Pharrell Williams Reportedly In Talks With ‘American Idol’

Nick Jonas is reportedly in talks to be an ‘American Idol’ judge.

+ Another week, another set of rumored possible judges for “American Idol.” This week, Nick Jonas and Pharrell Williams are reportedly in the discussion to fill the empty seats next to confirmed judge Mariah Carey. (MTV News)

+ Rumor has it One Direction may be joining Ed Sheeran during the Olympic Closing Ceremony on Aug. 12. ”I might be playing with quite a big rock band and I might be playing one of their most famous hits. Might be. And if I was doing that, it would feel quite fun, I think,” Sheeran said coyly. (MTV News)

+ Check out a photo of Adam Levine on the set of “American Horror Story.” The Maroon 5 singer will star in a number of episodes next season. (Just Jared)

+ In response to Lana Del Rey‘s cover of Nirvana‘s “Heart-Shaped Box” last week at an Australian concert, Kurt Cobain‘s widow Courtney Love hit Lana via tweet to inform her what the song was about. “You do know the song is about my vagina, right?” the Hole singer tweeted. This just writes itself. (Rolling Stone)

+ Listen to The Kills, Best Coast, Lykke Li, MGMT and more take on Fleetwood Mac songs on Just Tell Me That You Want Me: A Tribute To Fleetwood Mac, which streets Aug. 14. (NPR)

+ Wait a minute, we know Johnny Depp plays guitar, but did you know he also sings? Listen to him duet with his former girlfriend Vanessa Paradis in “Ballade de Melodie Nelson” and hear Scarlett Johansson‘s “Bonnie And Clyde” collaboration with Lulu Gainsbourg, which both appear on the French album, From Gainsbourg to Lulu. (E!)

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