First Dibs: Eminem Releases His Latest Single, “Berzerk”

No one’s knocking Madonna off her throne, Drake is being sued, and it’s time to dig into the big numbers behind the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards’ success.

  • As promised, Eminem delivered his new single, “Berzerk,” to the masses. We’re just glad to know that Shady’s back! Take a listen via the clip above. [NME]
  • The buzz from this year’s VMAs hasn’t slowed down, and we’re now able to quantify just how big the show really was. The live broadcast had 10 million viewers, up 66 percent from last year’s ceremony. And Miley Cyrus’ performance crushed it on Twitter, with the live appearance generating 360,000 tweets per minute! [MTV News]
  • Madonna has topped a new Forbes list, with the pop queen ranking as the world’s highest-earning celebrity. Between her MDNA tour and various other investments, Madonna’s getting paid. [The Guardian]
  • A New York-based stylist is suing Drake, claiming the rapper never paid for consultation and other services. [AllHipHop]