Buzz Bites (5/17/13): Candice Glover Is The ‘American Idol’ Season 12 Winner!

Candice Glover wins "American Idol," Britney Spears and will.i.am head to the studio next week + Bruno Mars is Entertainment Weekly's cover guy in today's Buzz Bites.

Candice Glover wins “American Idol”; her album, “Music Speaks,” streets July 16.

+ Congratulations to Candice Glover, the “American Idol” Season 12 champ! She’s the first female to earn the top spot since Jordan Sparks in 2007. “I definitely can’t believe that I’m even standing here,” Candice told MTV News. Her Music Speaks album is due July 16. (MTV News)

+ Will.i.am, who is executive producing Britney Spears‘ forthcoming eighth album, says they’ve already had some “juicy sessions.” “We start [recording] next week,” he revealed. (Billboard)

+ Bruno Mars is Entertainment Weekly’s cover guy! To go along with his Moonshine Jungle World Tour, Bruno’s pictured with a very big cat — a black leopard, to be exact. He’ll be performing “Treasure” during Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards. (Idolator)

+ Beyoncé ignored doctor’s orders to perform her second show in Antwerp, Belgium after canceling the first date due to dehydration and exhaustion. “Now my doctors told me not to perform tonight, but there was no way in the world. I just have to say that y’all give me so much inspiration, and I just want to thank you guys,” Bey said. (MTV News)

+ Watch Selena Gomez rehearse “Come & Get It,” and learn her dance routine while you’re at it! “Hope you guys enjoy dancing along,” Selena tweeted. “Send us your versions we’ll feature some on twitter. XOXO.” (E!)

+ She may only be 20, but Demi Lovato has a five-year plan, which includes being a mom. “I’ve been working so hard my whole life. At the end of the day, yes, I want to be a musician and I have a lot of goals, but my biggest goal in life is having a family,” she told MTV News. (MTV News)

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