Buzz Bites: M.I.A. & Janelle Monae Performing Via Hologram Tonight

M.I.A. and Janelle Monae will perform together via hologram for Audi.

M.I.A. and Janelle are doing something truly, truly, truly outrageous tonight.

+ Despite being on opposite coasts, M.I.A. and Janelle Monáe will perform together tonight. Yep, you read that right. As part of Audi’s launch event for the new A3, the singers will each do separate sets before coming together live to perform two new songs via hologram. (Spin)

+ Miley Cyrus had an emotional soundcheck for her “Bangerz Tour” stop in Boston Wednesday night, dedicating covers of “Landslide,” “Summertime Sadness,” and “The Scientist” to her recently deceased pup Floyd. Watch Miley carry on like a pro. (MTV News)

+ Speaking of Miley, the “Adore You” singer is Madonna’s Art For Freedom guest curator for the month of April. Artists can submit work that depicts what freedom means to them, and the singers will select a winner, who will be awarded a $10,000 grant to a nonprofit of the winner’s choice. (Billboard)

+ Katy Perry and Kacey Musgraves are teaming up for “CMT Crossroads,” which pairs country artists with performers outside the genre. The pair will perform during the show on Jun. 13 at 10 p.m. ET. (@KatyPerry)

+ Watch Coachella performances from the comfort of your own couch. The first weekend, Apr. 11 – 13, will be streamed live by T-Mobile on YouTube, and the following weekend will be broadcasted by AXS TV. Headliners include OutKast, Arcade Fire, and Muse. (Billboard)

+ The mid-’90s Hole lineup has reunited! As confirmed by Courtney Love in an interview with The Quietus, she, Eric Erlandson, Patty Schemel, and Melissa Auf Der Maur have been rehearsing new material. “We already played like three or four times in the last week,” Courtney said. (Pitchfork)

+ Ed Sheeran granted a dying fan’s wish, singing”Little Bird” to 15-year-old Triona Priestley over the phone just minutes before she lost her battle with cystic fibrosis. “Rest in peace Triona, so heartbreaking x,” Ed tweeted. (MTV News)

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