Buzz Bites (11/30/12): Katy Perry Talks Influences, Being Named Billboard’s ‘Woman Of The Year’

Katy Perry talks influences and being named Billboard’s “Woman of the Year.”

+ Watch Katy Perry discuss her influences and being named Billboard’s “Woman of the Year.” “I like to be thought of as a strong woman, and I think that’s what Billboard is basically saying,” she said. Also, here’s a sneak peek of the cover. (Billboard)

+ Kelly Clarkson, Pitbull, Metric, and more have been added to “VH1 Divas” lineup, which includes Miley CyrusDemi LovatoCiaraKelly Rowland, and Jordin Sparks. It airs Dec. 16 and Adam Lambert hosts. (VH1)

+ Watch Taylor Swift‘s performance of “I Knew You Were Trouble,” in which she awesomely rules the schoolyard and puts guys in their place with the help of spray paint and extra sass. The set was from last night’s ARIA Awards in Sydney, Australia. (Idolator)

+ Demi Lovato will be on MTV’s “This is How I Made It” Saturday at noon. She opens up about life changes post-rehab. “I had to learn that if I do want to live this healthy lifestyle, I have to work for it just as hard, if not harder, than my career.” (MTV News)

+ Also, Demi Lovato will be heading to our nation’s capital to perform with Psy and Diana Ross during the annual “Christmas In Washington” special, which airs Dec. 21 on TNT. (Billboard)

+ Dr. Dre tops Forbes’ 2012 “The World’s 25 Highest-Paid Musicians” list. Though he hasn’t put out an album in 13 years, his Beats By Dre headphone and accessories line is a big earner. Britney Spears, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, and Kanye West also made the list. (MTV News)

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