RiRi and JT top the iHeartRadio Music Awards nominations list.
+ Rihanna and Justin Timberlake lead the iHeartRadio Music Awards nominations with seven and five nods, respectively, and they’re up against each other in several categories. Voting is open until Apr. 25, and the awards show airs live on NBC on May 1. Check out the full list of nominees. (MTV News)
+ Listen to Selena Gomez’s inspiring speech, which she gave at a We Day California event yesterday. “I’m not an activist. I haven’t changed the world or led a campaign. I’m here to just tell you my path so that you can hopefully take something away from it,” she said at the beginning of her speech. (Just Jared)
+ Download De La Soul’s Smell The D.A.I.S.Y. mixtape, which features their reconfigured lyrics atop previously unreleased beats by the late J Dilla. The download also comes with the Dilla documentary, Still Shining. (Pitchfork)
+ Bluewater Productions will be releasing a Kurt Cobain tribute comic book, which will chronicle the life of the late Nirvana frontman. It will be released on Apr. 2, closely coinciding with the 20th anniversary of Cobain’s death. (Billboard)
+ Wu-Tang Clan’s next album, Once Upon A Time In Shaolin, will only be available to the listening public via museums, as there will be but one hard copy created. “We’re making a single-sale collector’s item. This is like somebody having the scepter of an Egyptian king,” RZA told Forbes. After its museum run, the hard copy will be sold to the highest bidder. (MTV News)
+ The K-Pop stars of 2NE1 and BTOB will appear on the upcoming season “America’s Next Top Model,” which is currently filming in South Korea. Does Tyra still say “fierce”? If so, this is very fierce news. (Billboard)
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