FYI: Ariana Grande No. 1 on Billboard 200, ‘The X Factor’ Returns

September 12, 2013 By:

TMZ ambushed Kendrick Lamar at LAX, as they do, and he said the people responding to his “Control” verse "gotta try harder.” (TMZ)

In the first week of sales, Ariana Grande’s Yours Truly has nabbed the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 138,000 copies. (New York Times)

Grande took a day off and went to the movies. Not to celebrate, though. She is on doctor-ordered rest for strained vocal chords. (MTV)

Following the most epic police/tour bus standoff, 2 Chainz has insisted that he doesn’t “do anything illegal.” (MTV)

American indie group Low covered Rihanna and Mikky Ekko’s “Stay.” It’s gorgeous, and you should check it out whenever you get a chance. (Pitchfork)

Artic Monkeys member Alex Turner doesn’t want his mom to come to shows. In fact, he bans her from them. (NME)

“The X Factor” was on last night. Britney Spears wasn’t on, but there were people covering her songs. (Idolator)

Despite your skepticism, Lady Gaga is adamant that she still likes p*ssy. She says, “It just depends on whose p*ssy it is." (New York Daily News)

And since we’re already down here in the gutter, you should probably know that Mumford & Sons were kicked out of an Atlanta strip club for bad behavior. (The Independent)