Buzz Bites: Lady Gaga’s Been Tapped As SXSW’s Keynote Speaker

Lady Gaga's been tapped as SXSW's keynote speaker this year.

SXSW? Meet your new queen.

Lady Gaga has been tapped as the keynote speaker for South By Southwest this year. After performing this Thursday, Gaga will deliver the dance, sex, art, pop, tech, music, film, and interactive festival’s keynote address on Friday. (Rolling Stone)

+ Our longtime obsession-crush, Mark Wahlberg, will receive the MTV Generation Award at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards, which air Apr. 13 on MTV at 9 p.m. ET/PT. (MTV News)

+ Meek Mill has unveiled the title of his forthcoming sophomore album. Dreams Worth More Than Money is due this summer, and its featured collaborators include Timbaland, Rita Ora, DJ Khaled, and Chris Brown. (Rap-Up)

+ Paramore’s Parahoy! cruise set sail over the weekend, and it looks like it’s off to a rousing start with Paramore, Tegan & Sara, and New Found Glory all performing sets. (Billboard)

+ Can you guess which Swedish DJ Madonna’s collaborating with? “On my way to the studio to work with Avicii,” Madonna wrote on Instagram. The “Wake Me Up” artist and the Material Girl are no strangers — in fact, Madonna made a surprise appearance during Avicii’s 2012 Ultra Music Festival set. (Billboard)

+ Listen to Arcade Fire cover one of Prince’s classic hits, “Controversy.” The band performed the song during their Saturday set in Prince’s hometown of Minneapolis. (Pitchfork)

+ South Carolina rapper Speaker Knockerz was found dead in his home on Thursday. He was 19. The unsigned MC was popular on YouTube with a couple of his videos amassing more than a million views. (MTV News)

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