- If you weren’t already pumped for the 2012 MTV VMAs, here’s one more reason. Pink will perform a brand new song at the award show! Alicia Keys will also perform a new tune, and the boys of One Direction will light up the stage too. Tune in Thursday Sept. 6 at 8PM ET to catch her new tunes! [MTV]

- Kanye West‘s ’808s and Heartbreak’ album cover gets a sock makeover? Sure, why not! An artist has recreated classic album covers with the help of socks. [TheFW]

- A sneak preview of Jennifer Hudson on ‘Smash,’ has been released. You’ll see J.Hud’s character Veronica dish out advice to Karen, played by Katharine McPhee. [AceShowbiz]

- Teach us how to Dougie, McKayla Maroney! When she’s not busy being unimpressed, she and the rest of the US Women’s Gymnastics team taught Jenna Bush the Dougie on ‘Today.’ [TheFW]

- Get ready for KevYeKim! In a new promo for the MTV VMAs, host Kevin Hart jokes with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian before heading out to the red carpet at the event. [YouTube]

- To quote Rebecca Black, “we we so excited!” Rita Ora‘s debut album ‘Ora,’ drops in three weeks in the U.K. A few snippets of her album have leaked. [RapUp]

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