First Dibs: Artists Remember Legendary Radio DJ Casey Kasem

Who’s teaming up with Kanye West — again? Ed Sheeran gives fans a memorable performance, and Justin Bieber may have to face a district attorney.

  • Casey Kasem, the longtime host of the syndicated American Top 40 radio show, died yesterday. As the news hit, tributes from all over the music world poured in. Artists from Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx to Marie Osmond shared their condolences. Ryan Seacrest, the current Top 40 host, also recalled his fond memories. [CNN]
  • We know that Big Morning Buzz Live bid its farewell last week, but we still can’t get past how awesome the season was! And Ed Sheeran is helping us remember the good times, with a performance of his song, “Thinking Out Loud.”
  • Authorities are reportedly planning to charge Justin Bieber in a vandalism case. The Biebs had been accused of egging a neighbor’s home earlier this year, with a district attorney now apparently bringing the charges. [TMZ]
  • Rick Rubin is heading back into the studio with Kanye West. The producer revealed his involvement on Yeezy’s upcoming LP during a BBC Radio 1 interview, only making us anticipate the album even more. [MTV News]

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