Buzz Bites (9/17/12): It’s Official: Nicki Minaj And Keith Urban To Judge ‘American Idol’

Nicki Minaj has officially joined “American Idol” as a judge.

+ Barbz! The rumors are true: Nicki Minaj will be a judge for next season’s “American Idol.” Keith Urban will also join Nicki, Mariah Carey, and Randy Jackson at the judge’s table. (MTV News)

+ Watch Frank Ocean‘s stirring performances from “Saturday Night Live.” He performed “Pyramids” and “Thinkin About You” and was joined by John Mayer on guitar. After Frank’s riveting set, he also premiered his “Pyramids” video online. (Billboard)

+ Check out the artwork for One Direction‘s “Live While We’re Young.” The song streets on Oct. 1 and will also appear on their sophomore set, Take Me Home, due Nov. 12. (E!)

+ Also, mark your calendars for One Direction’s concerts for the “Today” show. They perform on Nov. 13 and 14. (Just Jared Jr.)

+ Lady Gaga took a nap inside a perfume bottle and later got a tattoo, because of course, she is Lady Gaga! At the launch event for her new Fame perfume, folks were able to touch her hand while she napped as well. (MTV News)

+ Jonas Brothers were honored at Variety’s “2012 Power of Youth,” which encourages youth to get involved in philanthropic and humanitarian causes. The brothers were acknowledged for their Change for the Children Foundation. (Just Jared Jr.)

+ See photos of Taylor Swift hanging out with her fans, taking photos, and signing autographs during her stop in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Just Jared)

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