Yoko Ono (R) and Lady GaGa stand on stage during the Lennon Ono Grant For Peace awards ceremony in Reykjavik, Iceland on Octo
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Scientists Named 19 Fern Species After Lady Gaga The ferns have "somewhat fluid definitions of gender," so the botanists named them in honor of the "Born This Way" singer (who is also a noted LGBT activist). [NY Times]

Maybe James Blunt Isn't Retiring After All? The "You're Beautiful" singer took to his Facebook page to deny retirement rumors (which he started). [NME]

Blink-182 Is No Longer Signed to Interscope Guitarist/singer Tom DeLonge tweeted out a picture of Mel Gibson in Braveheart to celebrate the news. [Twitter]

Nelly Says He Was "Hurt" & Confused By Recent Tour Bus Raid "It's really alarming when you find yourself in a situation that you didn't put yourself in," Nelly said. A member of his tour team was arrested two weeks ago with 10 lbs of marijuana and a handgun. [MTV]