Buzz Bites (5/8/13): Adam Lambert To Perform During ‘American Idol’ Season Finale!

Adam Lambert to perform "American Idol" season finale, As I Lay Dying's Tim Lambesis arrested for alleged murder plot of wife + listen to snippets of new Kanye West songs in today's Buzz Bites.

Adam Lambert will perform during the season finale of “American Idol.”

+ Adam Lambert is confirmed to perform at the “American Idol” season finale on May 16, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He’s slated to duet with contestant Angie Miller. Jennifer LopezThe Band Perry, and Frankie Valli will reportedly also perform. (Billboard)

As I Lay Dying‘s Tim Lambesis was arrested yesterday for concocting a murder-for-hire plot. He allegedly solicited an undercover police officer to kill his estranged wife. (MTV News)

+ Listen to two snippets of new Kanye West tracks, rolled out by G.O.O.D. Music’s Hudson Mohawke. Meanwhile, Kanye himself premiered “I Am a God” at Monday’s Met Gala. (Idolator)

+ Lil Wayne and Birdman are set to hang with “RapFix Live” and host Sway Calloway in Miami today at 4 p.m. ET. Other YMCMB crew members are also expected to make cameos. Tweet questions for the rappers to @MTVRapFix. (RapFix)

+ Selena Gomez is InStyle’s June issue cover girl! Inside the issue, she opens up about dating in the spotlight with on-and-off boyfriend Justin Bieber. “It’s uncomfortable that everywhere I go, people know. But Justin and I never really focused on the attention. You can’t help who you date,” she said. (Just Jared)

+ Take a look at Kelly Rowland‘s sizzling black-and-white cover art for her forthcoming Talk A Good Game, which drops June 18. The album includes guest features from Wiz Khalifa, Pharrell Williams, and The-Dream. (Rap-Up)

+ DJ and producer Peter Rauhofer died yesterday of brain cancer, according to a post on Facebook from his manager, Angelo Russo. Rauhofer was 48. He was known for his remixes of Madonna, Britney Spears, Rihanna, and many others. In 1999, he won a Grammy for his remix of Cher‘s “Believe.” (Rolling Stone)

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