Kelly Clarkson performed "Catch My Breath" live for the first time while in Dublin.
+ Kelly Clarkson premiered her new song "Catch My Breath" a couple days ago and then performed it live for the first time in Dublin, Ireland. Before launching into the track, she took a moment to describe the recording process and working with longtime musical director Jason Halbert. (Idolator)
+ Check out One Direction's new soda pop commercial. Things we learned from watching the cute ad: You can trade a can of soda to become one of their band members -- if you're New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, that is. (MTV News)
+ Check out a sample of fun.'s "Sleigh Ride" from their forthcoming holiday compilation, Holidays Rule. The set, which streets Oct. 30, also includes songs from The Shins, Sharon Van Etten, Paul McCartney, and others. (Idolator)
+ Kid Rock and Sean Penn are on opposite ends of the political spectrum (conservative and liberal, respectively), but the two made a humorous NSFW short film called "Americans" that shows we can think differently, but still come together. (MTV News)
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