U2 is still planning to release an album this year, James Franco makes MTV VMA performers really uncomfortable, Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff reunite and more on First Dibs.
- Taylor Swift announced her new album 1989 and released a brand new video for “Shake It Off” at her Yahoo livestream yesterday. [MTV]
- T.I. is heading to Hollywood to shoot the Marvel film Ant-Man along with Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas and John Slattery. [XXL]
- Britney Spears takes the ALS ice bucket challenge like a true champ and nominates her boyfriend David Lucado, Adam Sandler and Robin Greenhill. [E Online]
- U2 is keeping their promise to release an album this year so expect a release date as soon as next month. [RS]
- James Franco acts as Dave Skylark in Dave Skylark’s Very Special VMA Special and pretty much pisses off all of his guests including Jason Derulo, Iggy Azalea and Nicki Minaj. [Billboard]
- HAIM‘s “My Song 5″ featuring A$AP Ferg get really unexpected cameos from SNL’s Vanessa Bayer, Kesha and more. [Stereogum]
- Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff came together to perform “Summertime” like it was 1991. [LA Times]